Underworld: Evolution [Original Soundtrack]

Underworld: Evolution [Original Soundtrack]

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Underworld: Evolution [Original Soundtrack]

More than just a collection of songs that happened to appear in the same film, the Underworld: Evolution soundtrack is a stylistically even album, consisting mainly of metal and screamo, with a handful of industrial and glam rock tracks thrown in for good measure. The disc kicks off with an offering from Puscifer (a collaboration between Maynard James Keenan and Danny Lohner), "The Undertaker (Renholder Mix)," a slick tune that sets a mellow tone. Most of the disc, however, is dominated by post-hardcore bands like My Chemical Romance and Aiden. A song by Slipknot, "Vermillion Pt. 2 (Bloodstone Mix)," also appears on the soundtrack but breaks character completely. There are no rap-metal vocals and there is no screaming; on the contrary, the song sounds mostly like an industrial ballad, though this may in part be a result of remixing. Acts like Senses Fail and Atreyu offer up similar screamo tracks, abiding to the standard of pairing a screaming vocalist with a singing one. A song by Alkaline Trio called "Burn (Alleged Remix)" is quite enjoyable, separating itself from the more cathartic artists surrounding it and transcending the heavy-pain-vibe to evoke a Depeche Mode-esque lack of self-awareness. Likewise, gothy prog-metal group Lacuna Coil deliver their trademark mystical sound on "Our Truth." There are also a few fun, glam-rock romps by Bobby Gold and Meat Beat Manifesto, which draw nicely on acts like T-Rex and Venus in Furs without ever becoming derivative. ~ Cammila Albertson

Product Details

Release Date: 01/10/2006
Label: Lakeshore Records
UPC: 0780163384628
catalogNumber: 33846

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Amir Derakh   Synthesizer,Guitar
Ryan Shuck   Bass,Guitar
Chester Bennington   Synthesizer,Guitar,Vocals
Anthony "Fu" Valcic   Synthesizer

Technical Credits

David Bowie   Composer
Giorgio Moroder   Composer
Slipknot   Composer
Glenn Danzig   Composer
Rick Rubin   Producer
Anthony Valcic   Composer
Jack Dangers   Composer,Producer
Amir Derakh   Composer,Programming
Danny Lohner   Composer,Producer
Chris Vrenna   Producer,Remixing
Derek Grant   Composer
Ryan Shuck   Composer
Skip Williamson   Soundtrack Executive Producer
Matt Skiba   Composer
Marco Coti Zelati   Composer
Andrea Ferro   Composer
Cristiano Migliore   Composer
Rob Caggiano   Producer
Clint Walsh   Producer,Remixing
Daniel Andriano   Composer
Atreyu   Composer
Joshua Eustis   Producer
Chester Bennington   Composer,Producer
Isaac Carpenter   Engineer
My Chemical Romance   Composer
Senses Fail   Composer
Bina Berger   Composer
Gregory Butler   Remixing
Jason Suecof   Producer
Matt Heafy   Composer,Producer
Aiden   Composer
Hawthorne Heights   Composer
Brian McNelis   Soundtrack Executive Producer
Anthony "Fu" Valcic   Programming
Stephanie Mente   Art Direction
Puscifer   Composer
Bobby Gold   Composer,Engineer
Buddy Nielsen   Composer
Julien-K   Producer,Engineer,Remixing
Derek McDonald   Composer

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Underworld: Evolution [Original Soundtrack] 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a good rock soundtrack.The songs are unmemorable,but they fit the film.This CD is OK if you like this kind of music.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A good rock soundtrack.Unmemorable songs,but they fit the film.OK if you like this sort of thing.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a very cool soundtrack. I absolutely love the remix of "To The End" by MCR. Also, there are other cool bands on here, like Aiden, Hawthorne Heights, and Lacuna Coil.
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