Netflix’s adult animation anthology series Love, Death + Robots is back in May with another batch of sci-fi stories presented in a slew of different animation styles and genres.
When his heavy metal hero Sammi Curr dies, a young fan is given a copy of his unreleased final album from a radio DJ friend but he soon finds out that Sammi’s soul has returned from hell and is trapped inside the record and looking to get out and cause mayhem.
Although they are destined to unite the universe in peace through song, the Wyld Stallyns got some help on the soundtrack for this weekend’s Bill and Ted Face the Music from Weezer with the fourth single of their upcoming Van Weezer album, “Beginning of the End”.
The 1981 cult classic animated anthology Heavy Metal featured tons of music in each of its stories but Eagles guitarist Don Felder contributed the overall theme song, “Heavy Metal (Takin’ a Ride)”, which was also featured in the “B-17” segment of the movie.
Tim Miller and David Fincher are bringing what looks like an insane group of animated sci-fi shorts to Netflix in March with the anthology series Love, Death and Robots.
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.
For the soundtrack for 1988’s Ghoulies 2, heavy metal band W.A.S.P. contributed the track “Scream Until You Like It” and also got up close and personal with the actual Ghoulies for the official music video.