Video game giant, Activision, Inc., and Vagrant Records will make music history with the video game industry’s first stand-alone soundtrack CD that will feature original recordings from today’s most popular punk bands covering classic punk tunes. Set for release this Fall, the Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland CD showcases MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE, FALL OUT BOY, TAKING BACK SUNDAY, THRICE, ALKALINE TRIO and others performing songs from the bands that influenced their careers and defined the punk music genre including the MISFITS, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, DESCENDENTS, BAD BRAINS and THE STOOGES. Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland is being developed by Neversoft Entertainment for the Playstation 2, Xbox 360, Xbox, and Nintendo GameCube. The soundtrack and the game will be released separately in time for the holiday season.
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE “Astro Zombies” Original Artist: MISFITS
FALL OUT BOY “Start Today” Original Artist: GORILLA BISCUITS
TAKING BACK SUNDAY “Suburban Home” and “I Like Food” Original Artist: DESCENDENTS
THRICE “Seeing Red” and “Screaming at a Wall” Original Artist: MINOR THREAT
ALKALINE TRIO “Wash Away (Beneath the Shadows)” Original Artist: T.S.O.L.
RISE AGAINST “Fix Me” Original Artist: BLACK FLAG
THURSDAY “Ever Fallen In Love” Original Artist: BUZZCOCKS
DROP KICK MURPHYS “Who is Who” Original Artist: ADOLESCENTS
SAVES THE DAY “Sonic Reducer” Original Artist: DEAD BOYS
SENSES FAIL “Institutionalized” Original Artist: SUICIDAL TENDENCIES
FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES “Let’s Have A War” Original Artist: FEAR
EMANUEL “Search & Destroy” Original Artist: THE STOOGES
THE BLED “House of Suffering” Original Artist: BAD BRAINS
HOT SNAKES “Time to Escape” Original Artist: GOVERNMENT ISSUE