Former Oscar nominee Ryan Gosling has branched out with a new band, Dead Man's Bones, whose music makes for a perfect hit heading into Halloween weekend.

Our partner describes Dead Man's Bones' songs as "pretty great." "Think an even more funeral-obsessed Arcade Fire crossed with Nick Cave and 1950s monster movies -- but the project truly came together as a conceptual performance, pairing the haunted house on a hill painted backdrop, Gothic subject matter and costumed kids with the sheer undiluted joy emanating from everyone onstage," writes Spinner's Joshua Ostroff. More on Their Tour >>>