Warner Bros. Records has released details for the album to Transformers: Dark of the Moon:
On June 14th, Warner Bros. Records will release 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. A pre-order for the exclusive iTunes Deluxe edition begins May 31st at http://wbr.fm/t3preorder.
Released in Standard, iTunes Deluxe, and Game Stop configurations, The Transformers: Dark of the Moon album features music from Linkin Park, including the first single "Iridescent," (click here to view a special Linkin Park / TF3 Trailer), My Chemical Romance, Taking Back Sunday, Art of Dying, Theory Of A Deadman, Black Veil Brides, Skillet, 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.
Contributing the song "Iridescent" (which also appears on Linkin Park's 2010 album A Thousand Suns) to Transformers: Dark of the Moon is Linkin Park's third time working with Transformers director Michael Bay. The first Transformers film featured 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 will also be releasing "Monster," debuting exclusively on the album and marking Paramore's first new single since "The Only Exception" off their acclaimed third album brand new eyes. "We're back for the attack! And we are so excited to be a part of the Transformers album," says frontwoman Hayley Williams, "Tell your friends… Paramore is still a band." Paramore will shoot a video for "Monster" next month before they embark on a series of international headline and festival dates as well as a number of U.S. Vans Warped Tour dates in July and August. Visit www.paramore.net for complete details.
John Rzeznik from Goo Goo Dolls adds: "It's always awesome to be part of a project of this scale." Their TF3 exclusive debut track, "All That You Are," is also their first new music since the release of their current Warner Bros. Records album, Something For The Rest Of Us. Goo Goo Dolls have been touring the world non-stop for the past several months and will perform "All That You Are" live on Good Morning America on July 22nd. Go to www.googoodolls.com for further info.
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 Transformers™ 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)
iTunes Deluxe (Exclusive)
Game Stop (Exclusive)