If you're already freaking out about next summer's "The Matrix Reloaded," go ahead and take another little red chill pill, because the soundtrack to the sci-fi flick will be out of this world as well.
Among the acts producers are reaching out to for the companion album are
Linkin Park, System of a Down, Disturbed, Deftones, Prodigy and former Rage
Against the Machine singer Zack de la Rocha, according to a source at
Maverick Records. They are among the artists who will be asked to watch clips
of the movie for musical inspiration in the next month or so, the source said.
The movie, already tagged as one of next year's potential blockbusters, opens
on May 15, with the LP slated to hit stores on May 6. The album's music
supervisor is DJ/remixer Jason Bentley.
A separate soundtrack to the third movie in the trilogy, "The Matrix Revolutions," will be compiled to coincide with that film's opening in November 2003.
The soundtrack to 1999's "The Matrix" featured songs from Marilyn
Manson, Rage, Deftones, Rob Zombie, Prodigy, Monster Magnet, Ministry and