Yellowcard to appear on Burnout Sound track
8/23/2005 9:04:00 PM
EA has released the soundtrack list for their much anticipated game Burnout:Revenge
. The list includes a song from Yellowcard (must be big on the West Coast as I haven't heard of them) as long as well as tracks from The Chemical Brothers, The All-American Rejects, and other bands that I'm too old to have heard of. Check the release for the full list of what you'll be listening to while running cars off the road.
EA DEBUTS FIRST SINGLE FROM MULTI-PLATINUM ROCK BAND YELLOWCARD IN BURNOUT REVENGE
Explosive Racing Game Features Over 40 Songs From
Punk, Hard Rock, Electronic and Metal Bands
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., â€“ August 23, 2005 â€“ Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) today revealed the in-game music soundtrack for Burnoutâ„¢ Revenge. Featuring a powerful mix of over 40 punk, metal, hard rock, alternative rock, electronic songs from bands around the world, the in-game music soundtrack is headlined by the world debut of â€˜Lights And Soundsâ€™ from the chart-breaking rock quintet Yellowcard â€“ a hard-hitting track that will propel players to toss out the rules of the road and slam head on into total vehicular chaos.
Blowing the doors of the Burnout Revenge soundtrack are songs from a huge variety of artists including big name acts The Chemical Brothers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice, The Bravery and BTâ€™s unique remix of â€˜Break On Through (To The Other Side)â€™ from the legendary band, The Doors.
â€œEA continues to drive videogames to the forefront of musical discovery by launching new songs through the games. We are really excited that Burnout Revenge will be the first place for music fans worldwide to hear Yellowcardâ€™s hot new single,â€ said Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Music Marketing at EA. â€œThe break-neck pace and bone-crushing intensity of this game could only be matched by a high-energy mix of new music. Last year, the soundtrack was characterized by indie, emo and punk â€“ this year, we are building on that foundation and delivering an even broader mix of mind-blowing music.â€
The complete song list includes:
Asian Dub Foundation
Bullet For My Valentine
Hand Of Blood
The Chemical Brothers
The Big Jump
As The Tables Turn
Wake The Dead
The Dead 60s
Tuned to a Different Station
Break On Through (To The Other Side) BT vs. The Doors Remix
The Hey Man!
Fall Out Boy
Funeral For A Friend
All The Rage
Better World (Adam Freeland Mix)
Daft Punk is Playing at My House (Soulwax Shibuya Mix)
Apply Some Pressure
Mindless Self Indulgence
Straight To Video (KMFDM Remix)
Heard That Sound
Nine Black Alps
Do What You Want
The Academy Isâ€¦
The All-American Rejects
Top Of The World
The Black Velvets
Fear And Loathing
An Honest Mistake (Superdiscount Remix)
The Starting Line
First Day (General Midi Remix)
We Are Scientists
The Great Escape
Lights And Sounds
The in-game music soundtrack for Burnout Revenge is a part of the EAâ„¢ TRAX music initiative that EA debuted in 2001. The program is dedicated to bringing gamers the hottest music through EAâ€™s videogames.
The sequel to 2004's critically-acclaimed hit Burnoutâ„¢ 3: Takedownâ„¢, Burnout Revenge straps gamers into the fastest, most dangerous racer on the road. Fight dirty or go down in flames - the only rule is complete automotive anarchy. Built for unprecedented destruction, Burnout Revenge challenges gamers to exact their revenge on rush hour traffic, vindictive rival racers and anything else that gets between them and the finish line. And when gamers are ready to take their rage on the road, a massive suite of online modes and features open up endless possibilities to slam, shunt and stonewall new enemies all over the world. Happy hunting!
Burnout Revenge is developed by Criterion Software Limited and is rated â€œE10+â€ by the ESRB. The game has already garnered numerous awards, including the prestigious Game Critics Award: Best Racing Game of E3 2005. Burnout Revenge will be available at retailers nationwide on September 13, 2005.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for videogame systems, personal computers and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSâ„¢, EAâ„¢, EA SPORTS BIGâ„¢ and POGOâ„¢. In fiscal 2005, EA posted revenues of $3.1 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.ea.com. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at http://info.ea.com.