Activision and Vagrant Records have announced the sountrack for Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland. Tony Hawk is an executive producer and creative consultant for the soundtrack.
"Tony Hawk games are known for having incredible soundtracks that match the look and feel of the game play," commented Tim Riley, worldwide executive of music for Activision. "Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland pays homage to the roots of skateboarding and the music on the CD does the same with the assembly of some of the best new bands of today giving us their take on punk classics."
"Putting this soundtrack together was like stepping into a time machine," said Rich Egan, CEO and co-owner of Vagrant Records. The songs will take listeners back to a great era in music and skating and all the credit goes to the bands. They did a great job covering these classic songs. Fans are going to be stoked on the music and how it compliments the game."
Here is the full list of bands, tracks and original artists:
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 Murphy’s – "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
The game will released for the PS2, Xbox, Xbox 360, GameCube. It does not yet have a rating. The soundtrack and game will be released separately in time for the holiday season.