They Must Be Destroyed On Sight!

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Blood on the Tracks Episode 7: North American Slashers from the 1980s (’85-’89).

October 24th, 2017
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Episode 7 of Blood on the Tracks is here. Lee concludes his look at the soundtracks and scores of North Amercian-made slashers from the 1980s, this time covering selections from '85 to '89, while offering a few comments on the trends seen in the genre as it declined.

Playlist:

--Main Title from "A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge" (1985) -- Christopher Young
--Theme from "Dreamaniac" (1986) -- Tom Milano & Don Great
--Too Bad You're Crazy from "April Fool's Day" (1986) -- Jerry Whitman
--April Fools Day from "Slaughter High" (1986) -- Harry Manfredini
--Main Title from "Chopping Mall" (1986) -- Chuck Cirino
--Vacancy from "Mountaintop Motel Massacre" (1986) -- Ron Di Lulio
--Best Times from "Killer Party" (1986) -- Scott Shelly & Alan Brackett
--Fall Break from "The Mutilator" (1985) -- Peter Yellen
--World Without Dreams from "The Majorettes" (1987) -- Wendi Kelly
--Rock 'n' Rock Extended from "Killer Workout" (1987) -- Sunny Hilden
--Main Title Theme from "Night of the Demons" (1988) -- Dennis Michael Tenney
--Goodbye Chucky/Child's Play End Credits from "Child's Play" (1988) -- Joe Renzetti
--Straight Between the Eyes from "Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers" (1988) -- Anvil
--Darkest of the Night from "Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan" (1989) -- Metropolis

Opening and closing music: Downhill Decoy from "Danger Diabolik" by Ennio Morricone & Blonk Monster from "House by the Cemetery" by Walter Rizzati.