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Readers’ Poll: 10 Scariest Songs of All Time

See which spooky favorites beat Alice Cooper’s “Steven” and Suicide’s “Frankie Teardrop”

Readers' Poll: 10 Scariest Songs of All Time

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With Halloween spirit in the air, it's important to remember that spooky, demonic tunes that can perfectly soundtrack the holiday can be found throughout rock & roll. Whether fear and evil is an artist's schtick, like Alice Cooper or Black Sabbath, or its usage or interpretation in pop culture causes the music to take on a new meaning, numerous sounds throughout rock, pop and rap history have elicited fear from listeners. In preparation for the spooky fall season, we asked our readers to vote for the scariest songs of all time. Here are the results.

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