AC/DC Brings the Tunes to ‘Iron Man 2’

We also have the music video with new footage from the film.
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AC/DC Brings the Tunes to ‘Iron Man 2’

http://movieweb.com/movie/iron-man-2/AC/DC's music to be featured in Iron Man 2 Through a unique collaboration between Marvel Studios and Columbia Records, AC/DC's music will be featured in Marvel Studios' Iron Man 2, the sequel to the 2008 blockbuster film. In addition, Columbia Records will release the album AC/DC: Iron Man 2 on Monday, April 19, 2010. AC/DC: Iron Man 2, features 15 classic AC/DC songs selected from ten of the band's studio albums, ranging from 1976 to 2008. The complete track listing can be found below.

Pre-orders begin today, January 26th at Walmart.com for the AC/DC: Iron Man 2 CD and at Amazon.com for a deluxe version of AC/DC: Iron Man 2 - CD+DVD and two LP vinyl packages. The film opens internationally beginning on April 28, 2010. In the U.S., the film will be distributed by Paramount Pictures and is scheduled for release on May 7, 2010.

The debut video from AC/DC: Iron Man 2 is the AC/DC's classic album cut "Shoot To Thrill," which was filmed live last month in Buenos Aires during the band's highly acclaimed Black Ice World Tour, the second highest grossing world tour of 2009 according to concert industry trade publication Pollstar. The video also incorporates exclusive footage from Iron Man 2 and debuts today worldwide. Check ACDC.com and Marvel.com for more information. "Shoot To Thrill" was originally recorded for the band's 50-million selling album Back In Black, one of the best selling albums of all time.


"Jon Favreau's vision and passion for AC/DC's music blend seamlessly into this incredible film," said Steve Barnett, co-chairman of Columbia Records. "The music really underscores the high energy and excitement of the film."

"Music is an integral part of the Tony Stark and Iron Man experience, and we are pleased that Columbia and AC/DC are taking part in the franchise's phenomenon. Through this relationship, the band is delivering fans supercharged Iron Man branded music through all our combined consumer touch points, from the movie to retail outlets and even virally with the debut of the new video," said Tim Connors, Chief Operating Officer, Marvel Studios.

Jon Favreau returns to direct Iron Man 2, with Robert Downey Jr. reprising his starring role as the larger-than-life leading character, along with Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke and Samuel L. Jackson.

Based on Marvel's iconic Super Hero,Iron Man 2 continues the story of 2008's box office smash hit Iron Man which grossed nearly $600 million worldwide, and was the first feature film produced independently by Marvel Studios. Iron Man 2 is being produced by Marvel Studios' President, Kevin Feige.

AC/DC: Iron Man 2 Track Listing:

  • 1.Shoot to Thrill

    2.Rock 'N' Roll Damnation

    3.Guns for Hire

    4.Cold Hearted Man

    5.Back in Black

    6.Thunderstruck

    7.If You Want Blood (You've Got It)

    8.Evil Walks

    9.T.N.T.

    10.Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be

    11.Have a Drink on Me

    12.The Razor's Edge

    13.Let There Be Rock

    14.War Machine

    15.Highway to Hell

Iron Man 2 was released May 7th, 2010.

Iron Man was released May 2nd, 2008.

Sources: Marvel Studios

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  • shuabert • 6 years ago

    I say they suck because they got famous on releasing the same song over and over again, and Brian Johnson sounds like a sheep being raped.

    But that's my opinion.

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    • drewski37 • 6 years ago

      great music pick, but maybe 3 seconds of new footage....ya i kinda agree, they should have wrote some new material, like they did for maximum overdrive......

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      • goku-ssj2 • 6 years ago

        AC/DC is my favorite band, this movie raises my expectations once again. F*cking awesome track list, can't wait for this.

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        • stiles • 6 years ago

          brilliant to hear a rock soundtrack and leading single for a massive hollywood blockbuster. Has that happened since 'You could be mine on' T2?

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          • ed-wood • 6 years ago

            Great idea for music.

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            • iamfratson • 6 years ago

              loved it.

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              • highcaliberinc • 6 years ago

                I agree with what "Josh" said to an extent... The last part definitely could have been a little more original though. "ACDC sucks anyway" ..at least give some reasons why they suck. Some insight into that statement would go a long way towards us understanding why you personally feel this hatred towards that band.

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                • drsatan1978 • 6 years ago

                  hey josh...F*CK YOU

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                  • shuabert • 6 years ago

                    What a retarded cash grabbing idea. If you're going to get a band to do a soundtrack at least get them to write songs exclusively for it (Mastodon is scoring Jonah Hex, Queen wrote the Flash Gordon soundtrack, Explosions in the Sky did the Friday Night Lights soundtrack, etc.). AC/DC sucks anyway.

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                    • azador • 6 years ago

                      Too much AC/DC not enough Iron Man 2. That was all footage from the trailers, nothing new that I could see.

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                      • wizdome • 6 years ago

                        Great song! ACDC can still rock the house.

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                        • diaigma • 6 years ago

                          This movie is going to ROCK! :P

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                          • justincase • 6 years ago

                            HELL yeah! ;)

                            Still digging AC/DC. Classic sound and perfect for IM2

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                            • err2005 • 6 years ago

                              um... okay i (use to) love ac/dc as much as the next (30 year old) guy, but uh....

                              oh whatever, maybe it will work.

                              maybe having a soudtrack that is rabid with ac/dc tracks should just serve as a reminder that this movie will be good fun.

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                              • instead8909 • 6 years ago

                                Jon doesn't know how to put in good music for a scene or more, it's that one song he truly loves. Otherwise it was awesome and I sure hope this newer one is slightly better.

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                                • highcaliberinc • 6 years ago

                                  I just personally hope the soundtrack to this movie doesnt fall short like the first one did. The trailers and commercials for the first one lead you to believe that there was going to be some pretty cool heavy songs that ride along with the picture. But in the movie itself, after Stark was working in his shop with STs "institutionalized" playing..not one good song was heard after that until the very end of the movie when they finally played Sabbath. -Music should play a big role in movies and this one should be no different...i just hope for a good selection that makes sense.

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                                  • ridgl • 6 years ago

                                    So where was this "new footage"

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