Ghost Release New Song “Hunter’s Moon” from ‘Halloween Kills’ Soundtrack

Photo by Mikael Eriksson

We don’t know about you, but everyone at The Pit is chomping at the bit for tomorrow, when the greatest month of the year begins and the big 31-day countdown to our high holy day commences. And what better way to ring in the coming of Halloween than with a new track from Swedish horror metallers Ghost?

Ghost have dropped a new song titled “Hunter’s Moon” via a spooky music video. The track comes from the soundtrack of the upcoming new film Halloween Kills, the latest in the recently-rebooted Halloween franchise. Though not directly referencing the Halloween films, the video certainly features a lot of elements that call back to John Carpenter’s classic movie — there’s the blank-faced masked figure, the blowing dried leaves, the ominous ‘shape’ silhouette by backing light, and the fact that at the video’s end, Papa Emeritus looks an awful lot like seasonal slasher Michael Myers.

Interestingly enough, the full moon this October will be a Hunter’s Moon, so make sure to don a mask and blast some Ghost on October 20th!

Check out “Hunter’s Moon” below:

Halloween Kills drops October 15h.

Catch Ghost on their co-headlining tour with Volbeat at one of the following dates:

Jan. 25 – Reno, NV – Reno Events Center
Jan. 27 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
Jan. 28 – Nampa, ID – Ford Idaho Center Arena
Jan. 29 – Portland, OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Jan. 31 – West Valley City, UT – Maverik Center
Feb. 02 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
Feb. 04 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena
Feb. 05 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
Feb. 07 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena
Feb. 08 – Hershey, PA – GIANT Center
Feb. 10 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Feb. 11 – Worcester, MA – DCU Center
Feb. 12 – Camden, NJ – BB&T Pavilion
Feb. 14 – Pittsburgh, PA – Petersen Events Center
Feb. 15 – Toledo, OH – Huntington Center
Feb. 16 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena
Feb. 18 – Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena
Feb. 19 – Cincinnati, OH – Heritage Bank Center
Feb. 20 – Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum
Feb. 21 – St. Louis, MO – Chaifetz Arena
Feb. 23 – Independence, MO – Cable Dahmer Arena
Feb. 25 – Houston, TX – Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Feb. 26 – Dallas, TX – Fair Park Coliseum
Feb. 28 – El Paso, TX – Don Haskins Center
Mar. 01 – Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center
Mar. 03 – Anaheim, CA – Honda Center

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Words by Chris Krovatin