Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs: “Who’s The (Bat) Man” — Patrick Stump (2017)

In the darkest night I make the bad guys fall There’s a million heroes BUT I’M THE BEST OF THEM ALL! Who has the coolest gadgets? (Batman!) Who has the tricked-out ride? (Batman!) Who does the sickest backflips? (Batman!) Na-na-na-na-na-na BATMAN! Honestly who hasn’t dressed up as a superhero? For Halloween or otherwise? For fun…

Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs: “Shankill Butchers” — The Decemberists (2006)

The Shankill butchers ride tonight You better shut your windows tight They’re sharpening their cleavers and their knives And taking all their whiskey by the pint ‘Cause everybody knows If you don’t mind your mother’s words A wicked wind will blow Your ribbons from your curls Everybody moan, everybody shake The Shankill butchers wanna catch…

Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs: “The Call of Ktulu” — Metallica (1984)

I don’t know how all ya’ll are doing but it seems we’re halfway through October. Accordingly, we’re halfway to Halloween. And as such, we’re halfway through this season’s Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs. Whether this fills you with giddy anticipation, nervous dread, or the existential plea to slow down time as to enjoy this time of year…

Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs: “mOBSCENE” — Marilyn Manson (2003)

The day that love opened our eyes We watched the world end We have “high” places but we have no friends They told us sin’s not good but we know it’s great War-time full-frontal drugs, sex-tank armor plate… You know what, this is the first Marilyn Manson appearance in our ongoing Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs, and…

Buttkickin’ Halloween Songs: “Monsters” — Tito & Tarantula (2008)

We’ve been here, at the Hate Hotel We’re living together, we’re living in Hell You know one day it’s gonna stop Or we’ll kill each other for sure Cause I’m a monster And you know it so well Cause you’re a monster too And you’re doing it swell We’re monsters It’s just our genetic composure……