Freddy vs. Jason [Original Soundtrack]

Freddy vs. Jason [Original Soundtrack]

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The soundtrack to the ultimate campy horror flick, Freddy vs. Jason, will satiate even the healthiest heavy metal appetite with both big names and promising newcomers. The soundtrack features new music from Type O Negative, Spineshank, and Nothingface.See more details below

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The soundtrack to the ultimate campy horror flick, Freddy vs. Jason, will satiate even the healthiest heavy metal appetite with both big names and promising newcomers. The soundtrack features new music from Type O Negative, Spineshank, and Nothingface.

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
Not surprisingly, Roadrunner's soundtrack to Freddy vs. Jason is an acid-eating torture fest of screaming metal insanity. What did you expect, good-timin' reggae and ska grooves? This is, after all, the final battle between two of Hollywood's greatest hell spawns. But it's telling that such a battle is necessary. Without even seeing the film, its premise smacks of cheap and easy marketing and ham-fisted bombast. Likewise, the original motion picture soundtrack is the predictable rogue's gallery of metal heavyweights, up-and-comers, and pretenders to Hades' throne. For every brutal kick to the solar plexus from Hatebreed or Killswitch Engage (both of whom contribute previously unreleased material), there's a weak spot from Powerman 5000 or Blank Theory. The former's "Bombshell" could be an early version of "Theme to a Fake Revolution" from its Transform LP, while Blank Theory's "Middle of Nowhere" is a blatant Korn reset. This mix of the solid with more inconsistent material is to be expected on a summer movie soundtrack. That almost half of the bands here record for Roadrunner is not surprising in the realm of the summer soundtrack, either, although the label might have gone a little overboard in its zeal to stock the waters. Nevertheless, the comp's producers do seem to have loud rock fans in mind -- over half the set is previously unreleased. That includes a Slipknot demo dating to 1997, which is accompanied by unreleased material from Stone Sour. As blatant a premise as it is, Freddy vs. Jason likely offers enough thrills and chills to justify the price of admission. Its clanging, churning, and mostly O.K. soundtrack finds the same blood-drenched middle ground.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/12/2003
Label:
Roadrunner Records
UPC:
0016861834722
catalogNumber:
618347
Rank:
49606

Tracks

  1. How Can I Live  - III Nino
  2. When Darkness Falls  -  Killswitch Engage
  3. Beginning of the End  -  Mad Dogs
  4. Sun Doesn't Rise  -  Mushroomhead
  5. Condemned Until Rebirth  - Timo Maas
  6. Snap  -  Slipknot
  7. Army of Me  -  Chimaira
  8. The After Dinner Payback  -  From Autumn to Ashes
  9. Leech  -  Sevendust
  10. Bombshell  -  Powerman 5000
  11. Welcome to the Strange  -  Murderdolls
  12. Out of My Way  -  Seether
  13. Inside the Cynic  -  Stone Sour
  14. Swinging the Dead  -  DevilDriver
  15. The Waste  -  Major North
  16. Middle of Nowhere  -  Blank Theory
  17. Ether  -  Nothingface
  18. Trigger  -  In Flames
  19. 11th Hour  -  Lamb of God
  20. (We Were) Electrocute  -  Orinoko

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Album Credits

Technical Credits

Mekons   Composer
Sepultura   Producer
Pete Steele   Composer,Producer
Slipknot   Producer
Howard Benson   Producer
Terry Date   Producer
GGGarth   Producer
Ben Grosse   Producer
Ross Hogarth   Producer
Mark Hunter   Composer,Producer
Matt Hyde   Producer
James Iha   Producer
Ted Jensen   Mastering
Howard Jones   Composer
Bill Kennedy   Producer
George Marino   Producer,Mastering
Bob Marlette   Producer
Mike Patton   Composer
Josh Silver   Producer
Tom Tatman   Producer
Ulrich Wild   Producer
Tim Patalan   Producer
Igor Cavalera   Composer
Andreas Kisser   Composer
Powerman 5000   Composer
Sevendust   Composer
Adam Schlesinger   Producer
Devin Townsend   Producer
Jesper Strömblad   Composer
Hatebreed   Composer
Daniel Bergstrand   Producer
Lint   Composer
Mushroomhead   Producer
Dave Chavarre   Composer,Producer
Anders Fridén   Composer
Spineshank   Composer
Björn Gelotte   Composer
Jesse Michaels   Composer
Michelle Van Arendonk   Executive Music Supervisor
B. Dez Fafara   Composer
Rob Arnold   Composer,Producer
Killswitch Engage   Composer
Dale Stewart   Composer
Lamb of God   Composer,Producer
Adam Dutkiewicz   Producer
Mike Sarkisyan   Producer
Bill Gaal   Composer,Producer
Matt McCall   Composer
Joey Jordison   Producer
From Autumn to Ashes   Composer
Tom Decker   Producer
Dave Felton   Composer
Stone Sour   Composer,Producer
Marc Rizzo   Composer
Jardel Paisante   Composer
Laz Pina   Composer
Steve Felton   Composer
John Boecklin   Composer
David Cohoe   Composer
Christian Machado   Composer
Matthew Holt   Composer
Marko Vukcevich   Composer
Nathan Leone   Composer
David Mello   Composer

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