Darksiders soundtrack handled by God of War composers

By Johnny Cullen, Tuesday, 5 January 2010 12:40 GMT

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The composers of the God of War OST, Cris Velasco and Mike Reagan, are responsible for the Darksiders soundtrack, THQ said today.

The soundtrack is over 60 minutes long, and was recorded recorded at Skywalker Sound Studios.

“Cris and Mike bring the emotion with their unique, highly visceral musical score,” said musical director at THQ, Victor Rodriguez.

Game is out this week. It does, indeed, sound awesome. Everyone loves it. Press release below.

DARKSIDERSTM FEATURES BOMBASTIC CHORAL MUSIC BY CRIS VELASCO AND MIKE REAGAN

AWARD-WINNING “GOD OF WAR” COMPOSERS PROVIDE EPIC ORIGINAL SCORE FOR NEW ACTION ADVENTURE FRANCHISE

Los Angeles – January 4th, 2010 – Award-winning composers Cris Velasco (God of War series, Clive Barker’s Jericho) and Mike Reagan (God of War series, Conan) have created the original music score for THQ’s highly anticipated new action adventure title DARKSIDERS™. Developed by THQ in-house studio Vigil Games, DARKSIDERS puts players in the role of War, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse. The dramatic score features 60 minutes of original music composed by Velasco and Reagan and was recorded with a full choir at the world renowned Skywalker Sound Studios.

Jeremy Robins, audio director at Vigil Games, commented, “Mike and Cris have delivered a score that not only encompasses a character as epic as one of the four horsemen, but helped define it as an IP.”

Victor Rodriguez, music director at THQ, added, “Cris and Mike bring the emotion with their unique, highly visceral musical score.”

In DARKSIDERS players will explore a world set 100 years after the biblical Apocalypse, traveling through expansive dungeons, battling demons and angels and striking deals with unsavory characters in an epic quest to restore the balance between Heaven and Hell. DARKSIDERS is scheduled to release in North America on January 5th, 2010 and launches in the UK on January 8th, 2010. For more information please visit www.darksiders.com.

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