Ghosts of Mars - Soundtrack

Soundtrack

John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars (film soundtrack)
Soundtrack album by John Carpenter
Released November 19, 2001 (2001-11-19)
Recorded Cherokee Studios, Hollywood
Genre Instrumental
Heavy metal
Length 40:59
Label Varèse Sarabande
Producer Bruce Robb
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For the film's soundtrack, John Carpenter recorded a number of synthesizer pieces and assembled an all-star cast of guitarists (including thrash metal band Anthrax, virtuoso Steve Vai, master guitarist Buckethead, and former Guns N' Roses/current Nine Inch Nails guitarist Robin Finck) to record an energetic and technically proficient heavy metal score. Reaction to the soundtrack was mixed; many critics praised the high standard of musicianship and the strong pairing of heavy metal riffs with the film's action sequences, but complained about the overlong guitar solos, the drastic differences between the cues used in the film and the full tracks and the absence of any of the film's ambient synth score from the soundtrack CD.

Track listing
  1. Ghosts of Mars (3:42) - Steve Vai, Bucket Baker & John Carpenter
  2. Love Seige (4:37) - Buckethead, Robin Finck, John Carpenter & Anthrax (Scott Ian, Paul Crook, Frank Bello & Charlie Benante)
  3. Fight Train (3:16) - Robin Finck, John Carpenter & Anthrax
  4. Visions of Earth (4:08) - Elliot Easton & John Carpenter
  5. Slashing Void (2:46) - Elliot Easton & John Carpenter
  6. Kick Ass (6:06) - Buckethead, John Carpenter & Anthrax
  7. Power Station (4:37) - Robin Finck, John Carpenter & Anthrax
  8. Can't Let You Go (2:18) - Stone (J.J. Garcia, Brian James & Brad Wilson), John Carpenter, Bruce Robb & Joe Robb
  9. Dismemberment Blues (2:53) - Elliot Easton, John Carpenter & Stone
  10. Fightin' Mad (2:41) - Buckethead & John Carpenter
  11. Pam Grier's Head (2:35) - Elliot Easton, John Carpenter & Anthrax
  12. Ghost Poppin' (3:20) - Steve Vai, Robin Finck, John Carpenter & Anthrax

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