Fitting for a Friday the 13th before Halloween…

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have covered John Carpenter’s theme to his iconic 1978 horror film Halloween.

This pairing is only natural following Reznor’s spooky appearance with “The Nine Inch Nails” on Twin Peaks earlier this year. Both David Lynch and John Carpenter have put out their soundtracks, scores, and solo work on Sacred Bones Records, for which Carpenter is currently releasing Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, an album of newly-recorded versions of his movie themes.

Reznor posted to the Nine Inch Nails Facebook page around 12am EST:

“I clearly remember my friends and I at 13 years old conning our parents into letting us see Halloween when it came out in 1978,” he writes. “We left the theater forever changed. We were damaged and scarred, with the shit genuinely scared out of us and that theme stuck firmly in our heads. John Carpenter, it’s your fault that I turned out the way I did.”

Listen below…

John Carpenter Tour dates

  • Oct. 29, 2017 The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, NV
  • Oct. 31, 2017 Hollywood Palladium Los Angeles, CA
  • Nov. 2, 2017 City National Grove of Anaheim Anaheim, CA
  • Nov. 4, 2017 The Warfield San Francisco, CA
  • Nov. 5, 2017 Catalyst Santa Cruz, CA
  • Nov. 7, 2017 Myth Live Maplewood, MN
  • Nov. 9, 2017 Aragon Ballroom Chicago, IL
  • Nov. 10, 2017 Majestic Theatre Detroit, MI
  • Nov. 12, 2017 Danforth Music Hall Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov. 13, 2017 Metropolis Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov. 15, 2017 Royale Boston, MA
  • Nov. 16, 2017 Terminal 5 New York, NY
  • Nov. 18, 2017 Trocadero Theatre Philadelphia, PA
  • Nov. 19, 2017 The Palace Theater Syracuse, NY

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