Chertsey, UK, - August 23, 2005 - Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) today revealed the in-game music soundtrack for BurnoutTM Revenge. Featuring a powerful mix of over 40 punk, metal, hard rock, alternative rock, electronic songs from bands around the world, the in-game music soundtrack is headlined by the world debut of 'Lights And Sounds' from the chart-breaking rock quintet Yellowcard - a hard-hitting track that will propel players to toss out the rules of the road and slam head on into total vehicular chaos.
Blowing the doors of the Burnout Revenge soundtrack are songs from a huge variety of artists including big name acts The Chemical Brothers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice, The Bravery and BT's unique remix of 'Break On Through (To The Other Side)' from the legendary band, The Doors.
"EA continues to drive videogames to the forefront of musical discovery by launching new songs through the games. We are really excited that Burnout Revenge will be the first place for music fans worldwide to hear Yellowcard's hot new single," said Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Music Marketing at EA. "The break-neck pace and bone-crushing intensity of this game could only be matched by a high-energy mix of new music. Last year, the soundtrack was characterised by indie, emo and punk - this year, we are building on that foundation and delivering an even broader mix of mind-blowing music."
The complete song list includes:
ARTIST - SONG
Andy Hunter - Come On
Animal Alpha - Bundy
Apocalyptica - Life Burns!
Asian Dub Foundation - Flyover
Avenged - Sevenfold Beast...
Billy Talent - Red Flag
Bloc Party - Helicopter
Bullet For My Valentine - Hand Of Blood
The Chemical Brothers - The Big Jump
CKY - As The Tables Turn
Comeback Kid - Wake The Dead
The Dead 60s - Riot Radio
Dogs - Tuned to a Different Station
The Doors - Break On Through (To The Other Side) BT vs. The Doors Remix
Emanuel - The Hey Man!
Fall Out Boy - Dance, Dance
Finch - Ink
Funeral For A Friend - All The Rage
Goldfinger - I Want
Infusion - Better World (Adam Freeland Mix)
Junkie XL - Today
LCD Soundsystem - Daft Punk is Playing at My House (Soulwax Shibuya Mix)
Maximo Park - Apply Some Pressure
Mindless Self Indulgence - Straight To Video (KMFDM Remix)
Morningwood - Nu Rock
MxPx - Heard That Sound
Nine Black Alps - Shot Down
OK Go - Do What You Want
Pennywise - Stand Up
The Academy Is... - Almost Here
The All-American Rejects - Top Of The World
The Black Velvets - Fear And Loathing
The Bravery - An Honest Mistake (Superdiscount Remix)
The Outline - Shotgun
The Starting Line - The World
Thrice - Lullaby
Timo Maas - First Day (General Midi Remix)
Tsar - Band-Girls-Money
Unwritten Law - F.I.G.H.T.
We Are Scientists - The Great Escape
Yellowcard - Lights And Sounds
The in-game music soundtrack for Burnout Revenge is a part of the EATM TRAX music initiative that EA debuted in 2001. The program is dedicated to bringing gamers the hottest music through EA's videogames.
The sequel to 2004's critically-acclaimed hit BurnoutTM 3: TakedownTM, Burnout Revenge straps gamers into the fastest, most dangerous racer on the road. Fight dirty or go down in flames - the only rule is complete automotive anarchy. Built for unprecedented destruction, Burnout Revenge challenges gamers to exact their revenge on rush hour traffic, vindictive rival racers and anything else that gets between them and the finish line. And when gamers are ready to take their rage on the road, a massive suite of online modes and features open up endless possibilities to slam, shunt and stonewall new enemies all over the world. Happy hunting!
Burnout Revenge is developed by Criterion Software Limited and is rated "3+" by PEGI. The game has already garnered numerous awards, including the prestigious Game Critics Award: Best Racing Game of E3 2005. Burnout Revenge will be available at retailers nationwide on September 23, 2005.
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