Following "Magic's Wand
," "The Haunted House Of Rock" was Whodini's second single, released in time for Halloween, 1983. Whodini combined the goofy fun of The Fat Boys with the virtuosity of Run-DMC to create what is the rap equivalent of a clever horror movie. Heavy on the sound effects, the song is full of references to various famous monsters and boogymen - Dracula, Bloody Mary and the Invisible Man all show up. Whodini solidified their Halloween rap dominance a year later with their song "Freaks Come Out At Night."