CHERTSEY, UK., September 12, 2005 â€“ Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) today revealed the 41 songs that will propel players through SSXTM On Tour. The in-game soundtrack delivers a fast-paced and energetic mix of music that builds on the popularity of the SSXTM 3 soundtrack which was adored by fans worldwide and won the coveted Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) award for Best Soundtrack. The diverse mix of music in the new title boasts old school metal hits from Iron Maiden, Motorhead and Def Leppard, hip hop tracks from J5, Paul Wall, Blackalicious and Perceptionists as well as rock hits from Avenged Sevenfold, Queens of the Stone Age, The Hives and Louis XIV.
Breakout remix artist and internet music icon DJ Z-Trip commented on the significance of being on the SSX On Tour soundtrack, "It's dope to be in any EA game, but especially SSX. Because of SSX, I can snowboard even when I'm on tour, snowboarding backstage is ill!"
The full SSX On Tour song list features:
Avenged Sevenfold - Bat Country
Billy Talent - Red Flag
Blackalicious - Rhythm Sticks
Bloc Party - Banquet
Bonobo - Pick up
Bonobo - Flutter
Chali2Na - International feat. Beenie Man
C-Rayz Walz - Street Reppin
Death From Above 1979 - Romantic Rights
Def Leppard - Let It Go
Dio - Stand Up And Shout
Diplo - Big Lost
Diplo - Indian Thick Jawns feat. P.E.A.C.E.
Diva International - Nothing to Do
DJ Spooky And Dave Lombardo - B-Side Wins Again feat. Chuck D
Fu Manchu - I Can't Hear You
Goldfinger - My Everything
Hot Hot Heat - Pickin' It Up
Iron Maiden - Run To The Hills
Jurassic 5 - Red Hot
LCD Soundsystem - Daft Punk Is Playing At My House
Louis XIV - God Killed The Queen
Maximo Park - Apply Some Pressure
Morningwood - Nu Rock
Motorhead - Overkill
Nine Black Alps - Shot Down
OK Go - Here It Goes Again
Paul Wall feat. Big Pokey of the S.U.C. - Sittin' Sidewayz
Pennywise - Competition Song
Queens Of The Stone Age - Medication
Rock 'N' Roll Soldiers - Flag Song
Scorpions - Dynamite
Sweatshop Union - Come Back
The Faint - I Disappear
The Herbaliser - Lord, Lord feat. Roots Manuva
The Herbaliser - Gadget Funk
The Hives - No Pun Intended
The Perceptionists - People 4 Prez
Vatican DC - Antisocial
We Are Scientists - Lousy Reputation
Z-Trip - All About The Music featuring Whipper Whip
SSX On Tour's in-game music soundtrack is a part of the EA SPORTSTM TRAX music initiative that EA debuted in 2001. The program is dedicated to bringing gamers the hottest music through EA's videogames.
Building on the critically acclaimed gameplay of the SSXTM franchise, SSX On Tour features all-new player customization that gives you the chance to join The Tour. SSX On Tour is packed with all-new highly detailed tracks, new stylish player customization options, new monster tricks, and multiplayer options. In SSX On Tour, players will reach breakneck speeds, catch huge air, and become an icon as they storm down the mountain as either a snowboarder or a skier. Players will pull off jaw-dropping monster tricks to out-style your competitors while hurtling down the slopes at supersonic speeds. Build a career as you progress from a slope-side wannabe to a black-diamond-dominating rock star. Compete for medals or just tear up the massive new mountain, but make sure you look good doing it because your reputation is always on the line. You create the hypeâ€”the hype creates a legend in SSX On Tour.
Developed by EA Canada in Vancouver, British Columbia, SSX On Tour will be available for the PlayStationÂ®2 computer entertainment system, XboxÂ® video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCubeTM and PSPTM portable entertainment system this Fall. For more information about the game, please visit: http://www.easportsbig.com/games/ssxontour/home.jsp
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