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John Carpenter To Play Creepy Movie Themes On Tour
Halloween is set to get a little scarier this fall.
Iconic filmmaker John Carpenter, who also composed the harrowing music for his films Halloween, Escape From New York and Assault On Precinct 13, among others, will hit the road for a brief North American tour.
Launching Oct. 29 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, the tour is currently scheduled to run through the United States and Canada before wrapping Nov. 19 in Syracuse, N.Y. Los Angeles fans will get a special Halloween treat in the form of a Oct. 31 show at the Hollywood Palladium.
Carpenter's tour will support his upcoming Anthology: Movie Themes 1974 – 1998, a new 13-track collection culling works from his films. In addition to newly recorded classic themes from Halloween, In The Mouth Of Madness and Escape From New York, the set will also include music from lesser-known films such as 1974's Dark Star and 1998's Vampires, as well as a cover of Ennio Morricone's theme for Carpenter's 1982 film, The Thing.
The set, which will be released on CD and various vinyl formats, will drop Oct. 20.