[pullquote quote="When the opportunity arose to write an original song for Marvel's 'The Avengers' film we thought it could be a cool match." credit="Soundgarden"]Marvel Comics super heroes fans will soon be treated to a collision of all their favorite characters in one potentially epic summer blockbuster. With today’s announcement of the film’s soundtrack, Avengers Assemble not only brings an impeccable cast of masked men together but it may even deliver a bounty of new rock.
The 15-song soundtrack features tracks by Bush, Evanescence, Rise Against, Papa Roach, Buck Cherry and the first new single from Soundgarden in 15 years, titled “Live to Rise.”
Soundgarden were quoted, “We’ve been hard at work on our new album, which will come out this fall. When the opportunity arose to write an original song for Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’ film… we thought it could be a cool match.”
Hitting theaters May 4th, Avengers Assemble is directed by Joss Whedon and stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo as the Incredible Hulk, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Tom Hiddleston as Loki, Clark Gregg as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Phil Coulson, Cobie Smulders as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Maria Hill and Stellan Skarsgård as Dr. Selvig.
Avengers Assemble Tracklist
- “Live to Rise” – Soundgarden
- ”I’m Alive” – Shinedown
- “Dirt and Roses” – Rise Against
- “Even If I Could” – Papa Roach
- “Unbroken” – Black Veil Brides
- “Breath” – Scott Weiland
- “Comeback” – Redlight King
- “Into the Blue” – Bush
- “A New Way to Bleed (Photek Remix)” – Evanescence
- “Count Me Out” – PUSHERJONES
- “Shoot to Thrill” – Theory of a Deadman
- “Wherever I Go” – Buckcherry
- “From Out of Nowhere” – Five Finger Death Punch
- “Shake the Ground” – Cherri Bomb
- Additional track available on the international release:
- “Pistols At Dawn” – Kasabian
“Avengers Assemble” soundtrack available in stores May 1.
“Comeback” – Redlight King
“Pistols At Dawn” – Kasabian
According to Marvel, this isn’t the only trick they have up their sleeve.
In addition to “Marvel’s The Avengers,” Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including “Iron Man 3″ on May 3, 2013; and “Thor 2″ on November 15, 2013.