“The Master of Horror” John Carpenter impressed at Myth Live


The Master of Horror John Carpenter on his Anthology tour stopped at the Myth 11/7. John Carpenter is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, musician, editor and composer.

Most films of Carpenter’s career were initially not mainstream successes, with the notable exceptions of Halloween, The Fog, Escape from New York, and Starman. However, many of Carpenter’s films from the 1970s and the 1980s have come to be considered as cult classics, and he has been acknowledged as an very influential filmmaker. The cult classics that Carpenter has directed include the films Dark Star, Assault on Precinct 13, The Thing, Christine, Big Trouble in Little China, Prince of Darkness, They Live and In the Mouth of Madness. John Carpenter is also notable for having composed or co-composed most of his films’ music; some of them are now well-known, with the main theme of Halloween being considered a part of popular culture. He won a Saturn Award for Best Music for the film Vampires. Carpenter has released three studio albums, titled Lost Themes, Lost Themes II, and his latest release “Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998″.

John Carpenter had a very simple stage layout. He had drums, keyboards and guitar stands like any normal concert. The lights went down and out came “The Master of Horror” John Carpenter. The fans went wild. John thanked the fans for coming out to support his latest album “The Anthology 1974-1998”. He had explained that clips from each movie will play in the background to each song. The opening song was “Escape From New York”. John played a killer eighteen song setlist, they played monster hits like “The Fog“,”Vortex“,”The Thing“,”Body Bags“,” Halloween” and they closed their set with “Christine“. WOW what a show !!!! I was so impressed with the talent on stage. John Carpenter is certainly an American treasure.