Horror Icon John Carpenter To Headline ATP's Release The Bats Fest

(Prog) Horror icon John Carpenter will headline next year's ATP Halloween event Release The Bats. The All Tomorrow's Parties-run event takes place at The Albert Hall, Manchester on October 29 and London's The Troxy on October 31, 2016 - with gig-goers invited to dress up for the occasion.

Director and screenwriter Carpenter will perform a musical retrospective of his horror soundtrack work, his debut studio album Lost Themes, plus new material at the shows.

Apart from his recent foray into commercial music Carpenter has directed and scored iconic films including 1978's Halloween, 1980's The Fog and 1983's Christine. Read more and see the event poster here.

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