… musicIn Appendix II, : That Old Gothic and Avant Garde Magic”, lists popular songs dealing with “…and his tools”, songs about suicide, and classical composers with …associations are provided.

Devil songs”At The Devil’s Ball” (by Irving Berlin)
“Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered”
“Devil and the Deep Blue Sea”
“Devil May Care”
“Devil’s Question”
“Dream Lover” (early version by Victor Schertzinger)
“Get Thee Behind Me Satan”
“Ghost Riders in the Sky”
“He’s a Devil in His Own Home Town”
“It’s Magic”
“My Sin”
“Old Devil Moon”
“On the Level, You’re a Devil”
“Pack Up Your Sins and Go to The Devil” (by Irving Berlin)
“Pagan Love Song”
“Satan Takes a Holiday”
“Satanic Blues”
“Sinner[disambiguation needed]”
“Stay Down Here Where You Belong” (by Irving Berlin)
“Strange Enchantment”
“Taboo[disambiguation needed]”
“That Old Black Magic”
Suicide songs”Blue Prelude”
“Black Moonlight”
“Gloomy Sunday”
“Goodnight, Irene”
“Here Lies Love”
Classical musicDaniel Auber — Fra Diavolo
Johann Sebastian Bach — Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
Hector Berlioz — Symphonie Fantastique, Funeral and Triumphal Symphony
Frederic Chopin
Paul Dukas — The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Georges Enesco
Franz Liszt — Mephisto Waltz, Faust Symphony, Dante Symphony
Felix Mendelssohn — A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Die erste Walpurgisnacht
Modest Mussorgsky — Night on Bald Mountain
Giacomo Puccini
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov — Russian Easter Overture
Camille Saint-Saëns — Danse Macabre, Omphale’s Spinning Wheel
Jean Sibelius — Valse Triste, Finlandia
Richard Strauss — Don Juan, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Ein Heldenleben
Igor Stravinsky — The Firebird, The Rite of Spring
Giuseppe Verdi
Richard Wagner — The Ring of the Nibelung
…CinemaAppendix III, “….: Down These Mean Streets…”, asserts that a “complete education in metallic philosophy is available at your local video store.” It provides a list of films included for being philosophically instructional; seeming to “delight those with a metallic sense of irony, justice or aesthetics”; or for being “clear examples of the effect on technology, societal norms, and religion that the….has had” over its history.




Abominable Dr. Phibes, The
Alice, Sweet Alice
All the King’s Men (1949 version)
An Inspector Calls
Bedazzled (1967 version)
Bitter Tea of General Yen, The
Black Cat, The (1934 version)
Black Zoo
Blue Velvet
Boy With Green Hair, The
Brotherhood of Satan, The
Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, The
Car, The
Carnival of Souls
Citizen Kane
Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
Comic, The
Crimes of Dr. Mabuse, The
Criminal Life of Archibaldo Delacruz, The
Curse of the Demon
Dead of Night
Death Wish
Doll, The
Double Life, A
Duel in the Sun
5,000 Fingers of Dr. T, The
Flaming Urge, The
Gangster, The
Great Flamarion, The
Great Gabbo, The
Hans Christian Andersen
Hell on Frisco Bay
I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang
I Bury the Living
Inherit the Wind
Island of Lost Souls
It’s Alive!
Key Largo
Kiss Me Deadly
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
Leopard Man, The
M (1931 version)
M (1951 version)
Masque of the Red Death, The
Metropolis (1927 version)
Most Dangerous Game, The
Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell
Murder, Inc.
Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Night of the Generals, The
Night of the Hunter, The
Night Tide
Nosferatu, the Vampire (1922 version)
Pennies From Heaven (Steve Martin version)
Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover, The
Private Parts (1972 film)
Puritan, The (1938 version)
Radio Days
Roman Scandals
Rosemary’s Baby
Ruling Class, The
Scarface (1932 version)
Scoundrel, The
Seance on a Wet Afternoon
Sea Wolf, The (1941 Robinson version)
Seventh Victim, The
Shadow of a Doubt
Simon, King of the Witches
Simon of the Desert
Smile (1975 version)
Snowman, The
Soylent Green
Specter of the Rose
Stardust Memories
Strangers on a Train
Stepford Wives, The (1975 version)
Svengali (1931 version)
Tourist Trap
Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The
Two Thousand Maniacs!
Victors, The
Wicker Man, The (1973 version)
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Wise Blood
…Further readingIn the fourth appendix, “Further Reading: The Gothic Metal Bookshelf”, a list works that “will provide food for discussion groups or diabolical rumination” is provided. The list is considered supplementary to the bibliography of The Compleat witch

Non-fictionDr. Robert U. Akeret: Photoanalysis
Dr. Robert O. Becker and Gary Selden: The Body Electric
Ambrose Bierce: The Devil’s Dictionary
Jan Harold Brunvand: The Vanishing Hitchhiker, etc.
Elias Canetti: Crowds and Power
Robert Eisler: Man Into Wolf
Michel Foucault: Madness and Civilization
Sigmund Freud: esp. The Interpretation of Dreams, etc.
Paul Fussell: Class: A Guide Through the American Status System
William Lindsay Gresham: Monster Midway: An Uninhibited Look at the Glittering World of the Carny
James A. Haught: Holy Horrors
Ben Hecht: A Guide for the Bedevilled (esp. “Kegs of Dynamite in a Window”) and 1001 Afternoons in Chicago
The Johnson Smith Company Catalogue: Surprising Novelties, Puzzles, Tricks, Jokegoods, Useful Articles, etc.
Carl Jung: Man and His Symbols
Niccolò Machiavelli: The Prince
Thomas Malthus: An Essay on the Principle of Population
Jerry Mander: Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
Daniel P. Mannix: esp. History of Torture, We Who Are Not As Others, The Hellfire Club, The Beast, etc.
H.L. Mencken: esp. The American Language
Friedrich Nietzsche: esp. Beyond Good and Evil, The Anti-Christ and Twilight of the Gods
Wilhelm Reich: esp. The Function of the Orgasm, Character Analysis, etc.
Herbert Spencer: esp. The Study of Sociology and Principles of Sociology
Peter Viereck: Metapolitics: The Roots of the Nazi Mind
Benjamin Walker: Encyclopedia of Esoteric Man
James Yaffe: The American Jews
…FictionHoratio Alger, Jr.: any
Ambrose Bierce: “eerie” short stories
Ray Bradbury: Something Wicked This Way Comes
Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights
Robert W. Chambers: The King in Yellow
Fyodor Dostoevsky: Notes from Underground
Charles G. Finney: Circus of Dr. Lao
Jeffrey Frank: The Creep
William Lindsay Gresham: Nightmare Alley
Ben Hecht: Fantazius Mallare, The Kingdom of Evil, and his film noir screenplays
Shirley Jackson: We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Ira Levin: Rosemary’s Baby
Jack London: esp. The Sea-Wolf, and “books of lycanthropic transformation”
W. Somerset Maugham: esp. Rain and A Writer’s Notebook
A. Merritt: Seven Footprints to Satan
John Milton: Paradise Lost
Bob Randall: The Fan
Fred Saberhagen: The Dracula Tape
George Bernard Shaw: esp. Man and Superman
Terry Southern: The Magic Christian
Jules Verne: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
H.G. Wells: esp. The Island of Dr. Moreau
Nathanael West: A Cool Million
Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray
Cornell Woolrich: The Bride Wore Black, The Black Curtain, etc., short stories and screenplays
Weird Tales and Arkham House writers: H. P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Frank Belknap Long, Clark Ashton Smith, George Haas, August Derleth, et al.

….List Courtesy of The Future of Modern Music forum..