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Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor and Attitus Ross rework John Carpenter's Halloween

Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor and Attitus Ross rework John Carpenter's Halloween

An auteur known for recording many of his own scores, Carpenter has previously released two albums of non-film compositions: Lost Themes in 2015 and Lost Themes II in 2016. Like any holiday, Halloween has its own soundtrack. "My friends and I left the theater forever changed". We were damaged and scarred, with the s- genuinely scared out of us and that theme stuck firmly in our heads.

John Carpenter will return as the composer for the next Halloween movie, as the director himself confirmed in a interview. "I'll have to see the movie to see what it requires". His newest release of music is set for a October 20th release through Sacred Bones and will be titled Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998. You can listen to Reznor and Ross" take on "Halloween' below. And boy was it worth the wait. One of the things that makes the original Halloween such an effective film is the score. When asked about his involvement with the movie he says, "I am an executive producer and it looks clear to me that I've made a deal to do the music".

Carpenter was quoted as saying the Reznor and Ross version "Does justice to the original".




David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express, Your Highness) will direct Halloween and co-write the script for the film with Danny McBride. You can catch John Carpenter now on tour performing all your favorite hits in a city near you.

Few pairings could be so unnervingly flawless as Trent Reznor covering John Capenter's theme for 1978 horror film Halloween, but here we are, on this blessed Friday the 13, receiving just that. Let the other trick'r'treaters know what you think in the comment section below.