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Transformers: Dark of the Moon Released Today

Transformers: Dark of the Moon Released Today

Today, Warner Bros. Records releases the album to the hotly anticipated motion picture Transformers: Dark of the Moon - the third film in the Oscar-nominated summer blockbuster Transformers series, which hits theaters nationwide on June 29th.

Released in Standard, iTunes Deluxe, and Game Stop configurations, The Transformers: Dark of the Moon albumfeatures music from Linkin Park, including the first single "Iridescent," My Chemical Romance, Taking Back Sunday, Art Of Dying, Theory Of A Deadman, Black Veil Brides, Skillet, Staind and Mastodon (who contribute a cover of ZZ Top's "Just Got Paid"), as well as new music from Paramore and Goo Goo Dolls debuting exclusively on the album. The iTunes Deluxe edition also includes tracks from Biffy Clyro, Stone Sour, and Serj Tankian, while the Game Stop version includes songs from Middle Class Rut and D.R.U.G.S.

Linkin Park contributes the song "Iridescent" (which also appears on Linkin Park's 2010 album A Thousand Suns) to Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The track's official video has already racked up more than two million views on YouTube since being uploaded on June 3rd.

On the contribution, composer Steve Jablonsky says, "I respond to Linkin Park because they have a cinematic sensibility to their music that just translates to the big screen."

This is Linkin Park's third time working with Transformers director Michael Bay. The first Transformers filmfeatured the band's smash hit single "What I've Done," which rocketed to No. 1 on both Billboard's Mainstream Rock and Modern Rock charts, while the second film featured the specially written "New Divide," which topped the Rock, Modern, and Mainstream radio charts simultaneously.

Fueled By Ramen recording artists Paramore's audio version of "Monster" has collected more than two million views on YouTube and was the #4 Most Watched music video the week following its launch on June 3rd.

Opening in theaters on June 29th, Transformers: Dark of the Moon,stars Shia LaBeouf, John Turturro, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Patrick Dempsey, and Kevin Dunn, with John Malkovich and Frances McDormand. Shia LaBeouf returns as Sam Witwicky. When a mysterious event from Earth's past erupts into the present day it threatens to bring a war to Earth so big that the Transformers alone will not be able to save us.

Paramount Pictures presents in association with Hasbro a di Bonaventura Pictures Production a Tom DeSanto/Don Murphy Production, a Michael Bay Film Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Executive Producers Steven Spielberg, Michael Bay, Brian Goldner, Mark Vahradian. Produced by Don Murphy & Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Ian Bryce. Based on Hasbro's TransformersTM Action Figures. Written by Ehren Kruger. Directed by Michael Bay.

The track-listings for the three editions of Transformers: Dark of the Moon album are as follows - *Denotes new music debuting on this album:

Standard Edition (CD/DMD All DSPS)
Linkin Park -"Iridescent"
* Paramore - "Monster"
My Chemical Romance - "The Only Hope For Me Is You"
Taking Back Sunday - "Faith (When I Let You Down)"
Staind - "The Bottom"
Art Of Dying - "Get Thru This"
* Goo Goo Dolls - "All That You Are"
Theory Of A Deadman - "Head Above Water"
Black Veil Brides - "Set The World On Fire"
Skillet - "Awake & Alive " (Rock Radio Remix)
Mastodon - "Just Got Paid"

iTunes Deluxe (Exclusive)
Linkin Park - "Iridescent"
* Paramore - "Monster"
My Chemical Romance - "The Only Hope For Me Is You"
Taking Back Sunday - "Faith (When I Let You Down)"
Staind - "The Bottom"
Art Of Dying - "Get Thru This"
* Goo Goo Dolls - "All That You Are"
Theory Of A Deadman - "Head Above Water"
Black Veil Brides - "Set The World On Fire"
Skillet - "Awake & Alive " (Rock Radio Remix)
Mastodon - "Just Got Paid"
Exclusive to Deluxe Version:
Biffy Clyro- "Many Of Horror"
Stone Sour - "The Pessimist"
Serj Tankian - "Gate 21" (Remix - Feat. Tom Morello)

Game Stop (Exclusive)
Linkin Park - "Iridescent"
* Paramore - "Monster"
My Chemical Romance - "The Only Hope For Me Is You"
Taking Back Sunday - "Faith (When I Let You Down)"
Staind - "The Bottom"*
Art Of Dying - "Get Thru This"
* Goo Goo Dolls - "All That You Are"
Theory Of A Deadman - "Head Above Water"
Black Veil Brides - "Set The World On Fire"
Skillet - "Awake & Alive " (Rock Radio Remix)
Mastodon - "Just Got Paid"
Exclusive to Game Stop Version:
Middle Class Rut - "Lifelong Dayshift"
D.R.U.G.S. - "Graveyard Dancing"

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