31 Days of Halloween with Slay — Day 16, Music of the Night

So Halloween fans. We’ve had music for ghosts and music for witches. Of course, there’s no way I could overlook songs about my favorite toothy monsters. Put on your leather pants and break out your eye liner, we’re gonna talk vampire tunes.Andy Warhol's The Kiss


“Bathory Aria” – Cradle of Filth

“Beauty Through Order” – Slayer

“Bela Lugosi’s Dead” – Bauhaus

“Black No. 1” – Type O Negative

 “Bloodletting” – Concrete Blonde

“Change (In the House of Flies)” – Deftones

“Closer” – Kings of Leon

“Cry Little Sister” – Gerard McMann

 “Dracula’s Wedding” – OutKast

“Dragula” – Rob Zombie

“Erszebet Bathory’s Song” – Forever Slave

“Forsaken” – Jonathan Davis

“Hemoglobin” – Placebo

“I am a Vampire” – Ansty Pants

“Lost Boys” – 69 Eyes

“Love Song for a Vampire” – Annie Lennox

“Make Me Wanna Die” – The Pretty Reckless

“Moon Over Bourbon Street” – Sting

“Possum Kingdom” – The Toadies (While I’m aware that The Toadies deny this is a song about vampires, trivia fans, I think the lyrics speak for themselves.)

“Release the Bats” – The Birthday Party

“So Cold” – Static X

“Taste of Blood” – Mazzy Star

“The Dog” – The Damned

“Vampira’ – The Misfits

“Vampire Club” – Voltaire

“Vampire Heart” – H.I.M.

“Vampire Love” – Ash

“Vampire” – Bif Naked

“Vampires Will Never Hurt You” – My Chemical Romance

“Voodoo Voodoo” – Lavern Baker

“We Suck Young Blood” – Radiohead

By [E] Slay Belle

Slay Belle is an editor and the new writer mentor here at Persephone Magazine, where she writes about pop culture, Buffy, and her extreme love of Lifetime movies. She is also the editor of You can follow her on Twitter, @SlayBelle or email her at

She is awfully fond of unicorns and zombies, and will usually respond to any conversational volley that includes those topics.

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