Episode 67: Industrial Strength VGM

 

Download Episode 67: “Industrial Strength VGM” here!

Sure, everyone knows that Nine Inch Nails wrote the soundtrack for Quake, right? You may not know, however, that it wasn’t the first time an industrial artist has written music for a video game.., and it certainly wasn’t the last! Ed and special guest host Todd, both long-time fans of industrial music, share their tastes and expertise in the genre.  Check out tracks that listeners of orchestral, rock, and dance will enjoy (with an industrial twist, of course!) You’ll also learn a lot about the artists that created these tunes, and find out where you can find more of their music.

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The Tracklist:

Format: Game Title (System, Year) – Track Title – Composer(s)

Intro – Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver (PSX, 1999) – “Ozar Midrashim” – Greg Shaw, Kurt Harland, Jim Hedges

Information Society Website

1 – Firepower 2000 (SNES, 1992) – “Opening” – David Whittaker

2 – Spider-Man 2 (PS2/ GCN/ Xbox, 2004) – “Hung Like a Spider” – KMFDM, Michael McCuistion

KMFDM Website

3 – Robocop – (GB, 1990) – “Title Theme” – Krzysztof Wierzynkiewicz

4 – X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse (PC, 1997) – “Tragic Rabbit” – Method of the W.O.R.M (Garry Schafer)

Method of the W.O.R.M Soundcloud

5 – Quake – (PC, 1996) – “Opening Theme” – Trent Reznor

Nine Inch Nails Website

6 – Shadowrun – (SNES, 1993) – “Intro” & “Maria Mercurial Theme” – Marshall Parker

7 – Killer Instinct (XB1/ PC, 2015) – “Rash’s Theme” – Celldweller

Klayton’s Webpage

8 – Dead Rising 3 (PS3/ X360, 2013) – “Hemlock Melee Battle” – Sascha Dikiciyan

Sonic Mayhem Website

9 – Adventures of Batman & Robin – (Genesis, 1995) – “Gotham by Night” – Jesper Kyd

10 – Airmech (PS4, PC, XB1, XB360, 2012) – “Burning Skyline” – Front Line Assembly

Front Line Assembly Homepage

11 – Devil May Cry 3 (PS2, 2005) – “Now You’ve Really Crossed the Line” – Tetsuya Shibata, Shawn McPherson 

12 – Descent Maximum/ Descent II (PSX/ PC, 1997) – “Glut” – Kevin Ogilvie, Mark Walk, Brian Luzietti, Mark Morgan, Larry Peacock, Tim Wiles, Johann Langlie, Ronald Valdez, Leslie Spitzer

Ohgr Official Facebook Page

13 – Silent Hill 3 (PS2/ Xbox, 2003) – “Letter – From the Lost Days” – Akira Yamaoka, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

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2 Responses to Episode 67: Industrial Strength VGM

  1. mixxmaster says:

    Hey guys love the show! I am still trying to catch up (on episode 31) on your backlog. Its great hearing new vgm I never heard before and rockin out to it! So far the funniest skit I heard was the dating the video game characters one. I think it was with Lara Croft hahaha so funny. Keep bringing the tunes!

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