[pullquote quote="Looking back at my old sketchbooks ... there is a definite period where I was just obsessed with Transformers. " credit="Mike Shinoda"]
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Linkin Park[/lastfm]‘s brand new single, “Iridescent” is now available on iTunes. The band produced a special mix of the song for the Transformers: Dark of the Moon movie. Band member Mike Shinoda says that like most guys his age who grew up with the action figures, cartoons and comic books, the musicians have a strong connection with Transformers from their childhoods. Says Shinoda: “Looking back at my old sketchbooks and stuff like that from when I was a little kid, you can tell there is a definite period where I was just obsessed with Transformers.”
Now you can hear more about Linkin Park’s experience with the making of Transformers and go behind the scenes of the “Iridescent” video. Read on to watch the videos and check out the song! And catch Linkin Park headlining LIVE 105′s BFD 2011 this Sunday at Shoreline!
The alien robots have come a long way (errr, transformed) from their early animated roots into 3 epic Spielberg-produced films with intense special effects, an all-star roster and a kick-ass soundtrack to boot! Look for Transformers: Dark of the Moon (aka T3) in theaters (including IMAX 3D) on June 29th and head to the official Transformers site here for more movie info.
LINKIN PARK AND TRANSFORMERS JOIN FORCES
BEHIND THE SCENES OF IRIDESCENT
Download “Iridescent” here.
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