Thanks to our pals over at the Allspark we have a very tuneful bit of news about the Original Transformers G1 Musical Scores Coming from Sony Records Next Summer. According to word they have recieved from composer Robert J Walsh is that he working on these original recordings for re-release in May of next year. There is even word that we may get a 5.1 surround mix along with other soundtracks from G.I. Joe, My Little Pony, and Jem & the Holograms.
Outrightgeekery reports that Ernie Burns Petrangelo of N.R.G. is readying a new version of "Instruments of Destruction," the song that accompanies the slaughter of the Autobot shuttle crew in The Transformers: The Movie.
Among others joining Petrangelo is Doug Aldrich, himself a TFTM veteran as part of Lion, the band that adapted the Transformers themesong for the movie. Keep reading for a preview video!
Hey there music fans, the peeps over at A.V. Club are holding an Exclusive Transformers Optimus Prime Crosley Turntable and Transformers Roll Out album giveaway.
Enter for a chance to win this beautiful one-of-a-kind Crosley C200 Turntable! Featuring none other than the Autobot's Leader Optimus Prime etched into the plexiglass cover. The edition of ONE (1) was created by artists Jim Harper, Don Fedorko, and John Beck.
With music artist Prince's passing, this vaults have been opened to reveal something that is more than meets the ears.
It appears the artist was somewhat of fan and then some having composed an entire album that was titled "Pure Energon".
According to the fan site Prince.org, the album is in-fact a concept album dedicated to the Transformers series that was recorded with the group, Information Society. A Minneapolis based group who played industrial music, techno, and funk styled music, if that gives us any idea of what the music might have sounded like.
The long awaited wish of many fans is slated to be answered this year! An Allspark member by the name of DM has been in contact with composer Robert J. Walsh, who is responsible for the music for the original The Transformers
cartoon. He reveals that he is currently at work remastering his Sunbow scores - TF, My Little Pony, Jem & The Holograms, GI Joe and more - for release through Sony Records! Keep reading to see his quotes.
Seems like it is way too early to be talking about Transformers 6.
But just in via Diplo, the American DJ, music producer, rapper and songwriter, who has updated his Instagram account.
We have word and an image of him and Michael Bay. What is possibly a joke, typo or both, does mention them meeting in Miami, Florida to talk about Transformers 6, Yes 6, not 5.
Read on for the full quote and image from the artist.
Our good friend and hard rocker, Stan Bush is joing forces with Vince DiCola at BotCon 2016 this year with a just announced panel, that will be followed by a FREE Concert that evening.
The BotCon 2016 show is open to the general public, Stan Bush and Vince DiCola April 8th at 4th Street Live in Louisville, Kentucky for a fantastic Friday night concert that will be FREE to the General Public!
Just up on the Hasbro Studios Shorts YouTube channel is a new video featuring a preview of the first track from the "Transformers Roll Out performed by the group, Mount Holly. Watch this clip for their album title track "Roll Out" that will be out April 15, 2016. The video was recorded, filmed, and rdited by Dallas Kruse at Zion Studios in Santa Ana, California. Read on to rock out, NOW!
Just announced and open to the general public! BotCon 2016 presents Stan Bush and Vince DiCola April 8th at 4th Street Live in Louisville, Kentucky for a fantastic Friday night concert that will be FREE to the General Public!
Stay tuned for more details but in the meantime make sure you make plans for the BIGGEST AND BEST TRANSFORMERS weekend of the year... this April in Louisville, Kentucky at BotCon 2016!
Check out the full size poster of this exciting musical event below for the full details!
Transformers Roll Out heralds the global pop-culture Transformers phenomenon, featuring a collection of hit original songs inspired by the Hasbro Transformers franchise from leading established and up-and-coming alternative, rock and alt-pop artists, morphing together to create an epic portfolio of hard-hitting tunes that truly embodies the soul of the Hasbro Transformers brand.
Hasbro's recent Investor Day event revealed a few interesting Transformers-related news items! Most noteworthy of those are the release of the official Transformers 5 placeholder logo we'll be seeing until a name is chosen for the film, and the return of `70s-early`80s toyline Micronauts as a subline of Transformers! Keep reading for more info and a link to the full presentation PDF.
Leading Legacy's RSD Black Friday line-up this year is a 2LP 12" vinyl 30th anniversary edition of Transformers: The Movie Soundtrack. In commemoration of the 1986 cinematic blockbuster, Legacy has created an innovative gatefold jacket that completely converts all four sides of the cover from an Autobot-themed jacket to a Decepticon-themed jacket. The Movie Soundtrack has never looked or sounded better! Read on for more details.
GeeWun 4EVER! That's what The Cybertronic Spree might say to you when asked about their favorite Transformers series.
Sorry Michael Bay, but your TFs just are not very cool when it comes to real 80s goodness. And that's what The Cybertronic Spree is all about. Reliving 1986's animated film music with great Mech-style robots and hard driving rock n' roll.
Watch this clip from Nerd Noise Night 2014 to see the band performing in some of the best G1 costumes around.
Soundtrack composer Kevin Manthei has posted a couple of music clips from the Transformers Robots in Disguise Episode 1. The clips include music for "Welcome to Earth" and "Running from Underbite" that give fans of the show a sample of some of the music we will be hearing in the new cartoon.
For whatever you might feel about the content of Age of Extinction in general, many agree that it at least had some nice music cues. While a score for the movie was available for a short time, the complexities of licensing forced its sale to be terminated after a fixed number of copies. If you missed out on that, you have another chance to listen to Steve Jablonksy's music for the film, including tracks that have never been released before
. There's over 80 in total, so click through for the link, and get your favorite headphones ready so you can listen to them all!
Just in via the Variety youtube channel is a new behind the scenes video from the Transformers Age of Extinction. Here we a look at what goes into the sound design on this movies. Not only does Michael Bay like everything to look and sound cool. He pushed the edge on it creating BIG sounds for GIANT robots. Watch the video with sound re-recording mixers Greg P. Russell and Scott Millan who talk about what is like working on the Transformers Age of Extinction film.
Rovios latest game, Angry Birds Transformers, boasts one killer soundtrack. You may notice that the tunes in the game sound similar to those from Transformers: The Movie. Thats no coincidence! Rovio teamed up with Vince DiCola, who composed the music from the 1986 animated feature, and music industry vet Kenny Meriedeth, who infused the tracks with the tasty analog synth sounds that defined the '80s!
Rovio has published a pair of new videos to support the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers. One is a nifty little retro-style animated video done more or less in the style of the original G1 animated opening. The second is a look at the music of the game, composed by none other than Vince DiCola
of 1986's The Transformers: The Movie!
Keep reading to see both videos!