Exclusive: Serj Tankian Premieres New Song “Total Paranoia” Off ‘Batman: Arkham City—The Album’
System of a Down frontman and solo artist Serj Tankian has contributed a track to Batman: Arkham City – The Album, the upcoming soundtrack to the highly anticipated video game, Batman: Arkham City. Featuring 12 new original tracks by Coheed and Cambria, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, the Damned Things, and more (full track list below), Batman: Arkham City – The Album will be released on October 4, two weeks prior to the game’s North American release on October 18. The Batman: Arkham City Collector’s Edition of the game will include a download code for the album along with additional bonus content. Check out “Total Paranoia” below and let us know what you think in the comments.
The artists featured on Batman: Arkham City – The Album approached their contributions to the album with their own unique interpretations of the stories surrounding Batman. The track listing for the Batman: Arkham City soundtrack is:
1. Panic! At The Disco – Mercenary
2. Coheed and Cambria – Deranged
3. The Duke Spirit – Creature
4. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Shadow On The Run
5. Blaqk Audio – Afterdark
6. Raveonettes – Oh, Stranger
7. ††† (Crosses) – The Years
8. The Damned Things – Trophy Widow
9. Daughtry – Drown In You
10. The Boxer Rebellion – Losing You
11. Serj Tankian – Total Paranoia
*Bonus Collector’s Edition track
12. A Place to Bury Strangers – In The Shadow
The highly anticipated videogame will hit store shelves for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Games for Windows PC and the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system. Published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developed by Rocksteady Studios, Batman: Arkham City builds upon the foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum, sending players into Arkham City, the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters, and insane criminal master-minds. The sequel introduces a brand-new story that draws together a new all-star cast of classic characters and murderous villains from the Batman universe, as well as a vast range of new and enhanced gameplay.
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