It’s October, the month that horror fans and monster lovers live for. Halloween may only be one day, but for ghosts and ghouls of all sorts, we celebrate for 31 days strong. Whether its hard rock and heavy metal, or pop music from throughout the decades, we’ve put together a playlist of some seriously spooky songs and videos that will keep you scared all month long.
Plus, SCREAM Radio is back! Mixing creepy sound effects, music and atmosphere, SCREAM will provide the perfect backdrop for Halloween, setting the tone for fans who want that spooky “Haunted House” vibe.
SCREAM will run from Friday, October 27 at 12 am ET through Wednesday, November 1 at 3 am ET on channel 145 via SiriusXM Streaming. It will also take over The Verge (channel 173) from Tuesday, October 31 at 12 pm ET through Wednesday, November 1 at 3 am ET on all satellite radios.
Be sure to come back here as well, as we update you with all the Halloween programming you’ll hear across our channels this year.
1st Wave’s “Boo Wave” Playlist:
Celebrate Halloween with a “Boo Wave” playlist! Lori Majewski brews up an hour-long set of creepy classic alternative music including tracks from Depeche Mode, Ministry and more!
Friday, October 27th at 8 PM ET
Saturday, October 28th at 11 am and 7 pm ET
Sunday, October 29th at 9 am and 4 pm ET
Monday, October 30th at 12 pm ET
Tuesday, October 31st at 8 am, 2 pm and 9 pm ET
Alice Cooper’s Top 10 Horrifying Movie Villains
Alice Cooper assembles a playlist of songs that best depict the creepiest characters in film. Get reacquainted with the dark demented killers who invaded dreams with their bloody unforgiving trail of destruction Ozzy’s Boneyard.
Friday, October 27th at 6 PM ET
Saturday, October 28th at 1 pm and 8 pm
Sunday, October 29th at 2 am ET
Monday, October 30th at 10 am and 11 pm ET
Halloween. It’s the scariest day…and night…of the year. What sort of images does Halloween conjure up for you? Carving a jack o lantern and placing it on your front porch? Witches on broomsticks? Children in costumes trick or treating? Maybe it’s curling up on the couch and watching a scary movie. In this SiriusXM Insight special, we’re going to explore America’s fascination with Halloween and the macabre.
Saturday, October 28th at 9 am and 7 pm ET
Sunday, October 29th at 11 am ET
Jon Goodman, son of the king of novelty, Dickie Goodman, hosts 50s on 5 with novelty songs from the 50s flavored for Halloween.
Tuesday, October 31st at 12 pm, 5 pm, 8 pm and 11 pm ET
Jack Forman wants to hear from trick-or-treaters coast to coast! We need kid-correspondents from around North America to call in and report on what Halloween looks like from your neck of the woods. Who is the most popular superhero? What are the spookiest decorations? What’s the best family costume? We’ll also spin our favourite family-friendly spooky tunes.
Tuesday, October 31st at 5 pm ET
SiriusXM’s Lithium is getting in the holiday spirit with a bag of musical tricks and treats. Join Matt Pinfield as he carves a playlist his favourite 90’s alternative and grunge cover songs.
Friday, October 27th at 12 pm, 3 pm and 7 pm ET
Saturday, October 28th at 7 am, 1 pm and 9 pm ET
Sunday, October 29th at 9 am and 2 pm ET
Monday, October 30th at 12 am, 10 am and 5 pm ET
Tuesday, October 31st at 6 am, 4 pm and 11 pm ET
40s Junction is waxing the moon for Halloween. Songs about that heavenly pumpkin. The moon was a big lyrical theme in the ‘40s…from moonglow to moonbeams. We cover them all starting after sunset on the East Coast!
Tuesday, October 31st at 7 pm ET
Hear a ghastly playlist of 30 dark eerie songs that have a wicked streak. From lyrics that deal with a car crash to that netherworld luminary – the grim reaper. These songs will put a Halloween spell on you!
Tuesday, October 31st at 9 pm ET