Renowned film director and composer John Carpenter has announced Fall 2017 North America concert dates in support of his upcoming LP Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998, which is due on October 20 via Sacred Bones Records.
The performance schedule kicks off on October 29 in Las Vegas and extends until late November. The tour concludes in Syracuse, which is about an hour south of Carpenter's hometown of Carthage, New York.
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When do John Carpenter 2017 tickets go on sale and what is the presale code?
The general public on-sale begins as early as August 25, 2017 at 10 AM.
Presales for American Express cardmembers begin on August 23. Artist, Live Nation, LN Mobile App, VIP Meet & Greet packages, and local venues / radio presales will follow.
For the American Express presale, you can use the promo password INGOLD, but you will need an American Express card to complete your purchase. The Live Nation presale offer code is CHORUS and the LN Mobile app password is COVERT. The artist presale password is ANTHOLOGY.
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A detailed description of the upcoming LP was published in a statement on Carpenter's BandCamp:
Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998 collects 13 classic themes from Carpenter’s illustrious career together on one volume for the first time. Each theme has been newly recorded with the same collaborators that Carpenter worked with on his hit Lost Themes studio albums: his son, Cody Carpenter, and godson, Daniel Davies.
Anthology is a near-comprehensive survey of John Carpenter’s greatest themes, from his very first movie, the no-budget sci-fi film Dark Star, to 1998’s supernatural Western, Vampires. Those sit alongside the driving, Led Zeppelin-influenced Assault on Precinct 13 theme, Halloween’s iconic 5/4 piano riff, and the eerie synth work of The Fog. Carpenter and his band also cover Ennio Morricone’s bleak, minimalist theme for The Thing. (“I asked Morricone to please compose something with a very few notes,” Carpenter says. “And brilliantly, he did.”)
In conjunction with the album and tour announcements, Carpenter shared a new version of the theme from the film In the Mouth of Madness, which was originally released in 1994.