MusicZeitgeist.com originally reported about the involvement of Christopher Franke of Tangerine Dream as the composer for the then decidedly Blade Runner styled reboot of The Punisher franchise by director Lexi Alexander. Well things have changed with composer Michael Wandmacher taking over the scoring duties and an original soundtrack being announced which shows things have since taken a turn for the very heavy.
Lionsgate announced the upcoming soundtrack for PUNISHER: WAR ZONE, from Marvel Comics’ latest film adaptation of fictional vigilante antihero Frank Castle who originally appeared as the man hired to assassinate Spider-Man. Punisher has since evolved into an unrelenting but somehow sympathetic force for doing the dirty deeds that all else are unwilling or afraid to take on. His emblematic skull logo is one of the most recognized pop cultural icons in the world today.
The lethal motion picture soundtrack features a powerful collection of A-list rockers including the first new music in more than three years from Rob Zombie in addition to heart-pounding songs from rock monsters: Seether, Slipknot, Rise Against and Slayer! The fifteen-track album will land like a bomb at stores nationwide November 25th, 2008. Punisher: War Zone opens nationwide on Dec. 5.
The PUNISHER: WAR ZONE track listing:
THE PAST IS PROOF
Machines Of Loving Grace
DAYS OF REVENGE
THE PUNISHER MAIN TITLE
Adding to the PUNISHER: WAR ZONE soundtrack will be the winner from the Lionsgate/Clear Channel “Unsigned Artist Contest” that attracted nearly 5,000 bands and millions of listeners to be announced on October 24th, 2008 at www.punisherwarzonemusic.com.