Inspired by seeing ET in 1982, Neil Diamond, along with songwriters Carole Bayer Sager and Burt Bacharach, wrote the song “Heartlight” that appeared on the album of the same name.
Coming off his most recent album, Kamikaze, Eminem surprised everyone with an official tie-in song to this past weekend’s box office juggernaut, Venom, and the official music video for the song dropped last Friday to coincide with the movie.
One of the greatest comic book characters ever, Judge Joseph Dredd got a tribute worthy of his badass persona with “I Am the Law” from Anthrax. Coming off what many would argue is their greatest album, Among the Living, in 1987, the song has become one of the band’s signature and most popular songs. The […]
As the Three Stooges received a star on the Walk of Fame in 1983, songwriter Peter Quinn scored an unlikely hit with a throwback novelty song The Curly Shuffle with his group, the Jump N The Saddle Band.
The in-stadium band for the Milwaukee Beers in 1998’s BASEketball, ska band Reel Big Fish provided a number of songs in the movie, including a cover version of A-ha’s classic “Take on Me”.
Despite an appearance by Anthony Kiedis in 1991’s Point Break, the Red Hot Chili Peppers did not appear on the movie’s soundtrack but 80’s hair metal band Ratt did with the movie’s end credits song, “Nobody Rides for Free”.
Much like The Archies or The Monkees before them, fake TV band The Heights had a huge #1 hit in 1992 with the theme song of the short-lived TV show of the same name produced by Aaron Spelling between Beverly Hills 90210 and Melrose Place.
It’s kind of appropriate that “Fire in the Hole” off of Van Halen III was featured on the soundtrack for 1998’s Lethal Weapon 4 as they put their band and franchise respectively into hibernation for over a decade due to mixed critical reception and lower than expected sales.
Formed by Ice-T and guitarist Ernie C in 1990, the heavy metal band Body Count contributed the song “Body Count’s in the House” to the soundtrack of 1992’s Universal Soldier, playing over the end credits of the movie.
When their first album hit Platinum status, Marky Mark and his Funky Bunch rushed back into the studio and produced the slightly harder-edged follow-up, You Gotta Believe, featuring the title song as the main single.