Blizzard Entertainment has announced that Foo Fighters will be performing at BlizzCon 2011. They’ll be headlining the closing concert. If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, you’re pretty much screwed, since they’re sold out. But all is not lost as you can watch the concert at home using the More >
Ubisoft held a contest that had fans giving their best (or worst) vocal performance for a chance to be featured in the Assassin’s Creed Revelations theme song. The winner has been announced, and it goes to Madeline. Check out her lovely voice at the UJAM site.
“We chose Madeline because we felt More >
When Hans Zimmer announced a new contest where fans can submit their voices to be a part of Assassin’s Creed Revelations theme song (composed by Lorne Balfe), I was left confused as to whether or not Jesper Kyd was going to be scoring the sequel. Good news, today’s announcement confirms that he More >
In a time not too long ago, there was a boy who came across a world where giant yellow birds and tiny upright creatures with large noses said “kupo”. He’d always meet someone named Cid or ride an airship. Before long he had become a part of this world of magic, science, and strange creatures of More >
I love video game soundtracks. To be more accurate, I love video game scores. What I’m not a fan of are video game albums with songs from bands that completely throws off the mood of the game. I have no problems with the band, but it just doesn’t fit with the Batman universe. Well, here’s the More >
There are many things that make the world of Deus Ex: Human Revolution so engrossing, whether it’s being able to choose how to play, or being absorbed by the story. One of the key ingredients that makes the game epic is the music. Thanks to composer Michael McCann, he’s able to bring a compelling, More >
Do you remember all those beautiful pop songs? Do you remember the music that made today’s generation so special? It’s here, Now That’s What Snake Calls Music – Vol. 1. Many of your favorite massive hits all on one CD including Lada Gaga’s “Bad Romance”, Justin Bieber’s “Baby”, Vanilla Ice’s “Ice, More >
Jennifer Zhang, producer of the Street Fighter High shorts, has been a busy bee. After the popular short, she went on to write and produce a feature film. Now that the film is wrapping, she wanted to get back to her geek-gamer roots. What better way then to make a song with a lot of gaming More >
The expressions on our faces as my wine glass knocks from my hand and into the cement rooftop…followed by a frozen moment of stillness. One of the stars of the show Dr. Horrible, himself, was slightly within the splash zone, but I am treated by applause from our conversation group. Had Nathan More >
Have a listen to the full USO song, “Star Spangled Man”, from Captain America: The First Avenger. God bless Alan Menken for making such a campy but awesome song that represents patriotism and the 40s to the max.
And here’s the Alan Silvestri theme for Captain America, which also feels very iconic More >
Borders announced today it was going into liquidation. Approximately 10,700 employees from a remaining 399 stores nationwide will be let go.
“We were all working hard towards a different outcome, but the headwinds we have been facing for quite some time, including the rapidly changing book More >
AM2 was lucky enough to have SCANDAL, the world’s most powerful girls rock band, as guest of honors. It has been three years since they have been in America, and it was to the Anime, Music and Manga Convention.
To start off, they had a panels for AM2 where fans had a chance to ask questions and More >
There’s so much to see and do during San Diego Comic-Con that it could get pretty overwhelming. Well if you’re a fan of steampunk, get ready to add ‘The Time Machine’, a steampunk concert and show from Pueblo Estrella Music LLC featuring those goggled pirates of the air Abney Park! Also performing More >
So there’s a new free music service in town, and it’s Spotify. 10 million Europeans have already been using the service, as it’s easily becoming the fastest and largest service around.
So what is Spotify? The service allows you to have on-demand access to over 15 million songs (with no buffering). More >
It has been announced that Alan Menken will be creating an original USO theme song for Captain America: The First Avenger. The song is called “Star Bangled Man” and is co-written by David Zippel and performed by Metro Voices.
Alan said that he wanted to capture the spirit of the wartime More >
Move over Spiderman: Turn off the Lights, you’re not mighty mighty as Arnold SCHWARZENEGGERS vocal’s in Predator: The Musical! Here he comes to save the DAY! We need more musculer-musical spectacles like this; hot sweaty men. Get the song on iTunes.
Coming off of GLaDOS’ new album, Confessions: A Psychotic A.I., Aperture Records has just released a new music video for the hot single Want You Gone. The video was directed by Perdo Calvo and was shot on an undisclosed location, where numerous people died. Critics have called it the most More >
It’s good to have Alan Silvestri working on the score for Captain America: The First Avenger. He’s worked on classics like Back to the Future and Predator. Out of all the recent hero movies that have come out (Thor, Green Lantern, X-Men: First Class), Captain America’s score sounds the most heroic More >
Check out the 4-minute video sneak peek of Batman Live, where Batman faces off against the Joker. Looks like Joel Schumacher’s vision of Batman beat out Burton and Nolan’s for the stage show. Do you want your gritty Batman on a stage show?
Faithfully adapted from the DC Comics characters and More >
Kevin Riepl is an industry leader when it comes to producing music for video games and films. He is known for his horror touch. When a production company is trying to get the wheels turning on a new venture, and they feel that the route they are going to go with the game or movie is going to be More >
Sony introduced its new music system back in January 2011. Its name was Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity. It gave owners of Sony products like PS3s, PSPs, and android mobile phones or tablets the ability to stream music, and transfer music from your portable devices to create your own unique More >
Very shocking! Danny Elfman has said before that after the incident of Spider-Man 2, he would never work with Sam Raimi again, saying that Sam has changed for the worse and that he didn’t even recognize his good friend any more. It looks like he had a change of heart, as he is going to be working More >
Yup. Apple is at it again with their fist full of fury trying to conquer the galaxy. Eighteen months ago Apple filed a patent software that would essentially recognize an iPhone or any Apple product capable of recording, and disable its camera at a live concert event. The software was patented in More >
We were lucky enough to be invited to a panel called, “The Maestros of Video Game Music” at Dark Delicacies, to listen to some of the best composers of video game music chat it up. There to moderate the panel was Mr. Daniel Schweiger (“On The Score”). Who else was at the panel, you ask? Well, More >
After making the movie X-Men: First Class and grossing $56 million, Magneto changed his career to doing Youtube cover songs. Move over Lady Gaga, Magneto is born this way!
Check out our podcast review of X-Men: First Class
Source: Washington Post