Tuesday, January 26, 2010

AC/DC Powers Up "Iron Man 2" Soundtrack

Through a collaboration between Marvel Studios and Columbia Records, rock band AC/DC's music will be featured in Marvel Studios' "Iron Man 2," the sequel to the 2008 film "Iron Man". In addition, Columbia Records will release the album "AC/DC: Iron Man 2", April 19, 2010, featuring 15 classic AC/DC songs selected from ten of the band's studio albums, ranging from 1976 to 2008.

The film opens internationally April 28, 2010. In North America "Iron Man 2" will be distributed by Paramount Pictures, starting May 7, 2010.

The debut video from "AC/DC: Iron Man 2" is the AC/DC album cut "Shoot To Thrill," filmed live last month in Buenos Aires during the band's 'Black Ice World Tour'. The video also incorporates footage from the new movie.

"Jon Favreau's vision and passion for AC/DC's music blend seamlessly into this incredible film," said Steve Barnett, co-chairman, Columbia Records.

"Music is an integral part of the Tony Stark and Iron Man experience, and we are pleased that Columbia and AC/DC are taking part in the franchise's phenomenon," said said Tim Connors, Chief Operating Officer, Marvel Studios..

"Through this relationship, the band is delivering fans supercharged Iron Man branded music through all our combined consumer touch points, from the movie to retail outlets and even virally with the debut of the new video."

Jon Favreau returns to direct "Iorn Man 2," with Robert Downey Jr. reprising his as 'Tony Stark' aka 'Iron Man', with Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke and Samuel L. Jackson.

Based on Marvel's superhero character, "Iron Man 2" continues the story after "Iron Man", the first feature film ever produced independently by Marvel Studios.

"Iron Man 2" is being produced by Marvel Studios' President, Kevin Feige.

"AC/DC: Iron Man 2" track listings include:

Shoot to Thrill
Rock 'N' Roll Damnation
Guns for Hire
Cold Hearted Man
Back in Black
If You Want Blood (You've Got It)
Evil Walks
Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be
Have a Drink on Me
The Razor's Edge
Let There Be Rock
War Machine
Highway to Hell

Click the images to enlarge then Sneak Peek "Shoot To Thrill" and "Iron Man 2"...