Slipknot To Make Game Music

Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) has signed a deal with Roadrunner Records’ multi-platinum-selling artist, Slipknot, for the MTX: Mototrax videogame, which will be available in retail stores nationwide on March 3, 2004.

The band will unveil their brand new track, "Don’t Get Close" from their forthcoming album due out in May 2004, in the game. Also included in the game is an unreleased instrumental version of "The Heretic Anthem" and the hit "Wait And Bleed" from their first self-titled album. A three-minute Slipknot video will be included in MTX: Mototrax as well as a secret character and bike designed by the band. A special cheat code to unlock the secret character will be placed on the band’s upcoming album.

The soundtrack will also feature 23 vocal tracks and 13 instrumental tracks from some of the most popular metal and punk bands of today along with underground bands, to fuel the fast-paced racing and freestyle action in the game. Players can choose to have an instrumental soundtrack, one with vocals or a combination of the two.

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