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Lollipop Chainsaw exclusive behind the scenes trailer with Akira Yamaoka and Jimmy Urine

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Best known for his work on the Silent Hill series and last year's Shadows of the Damned, Akira Yamaoka looks to be creating another memorable soundtrack in Grasshopper's upcoming Lollipop Chainsaw. This time, he has enlisted the help of lead singer Jimmy Urine from electro-punk band Mindless Self Indulgence to compose music for the crazy, over-the-top boss battles. 

In this exclusive trailer you'll hear from both composers and see what inspired the sound that will accompany zombie-hunter Juliet Starling and her quest to end the infestation.

In addition to the original tunes, check out the announced tracklist for the licensed songs.

Lollipop – The Chordettes
Pac Man Fever – Buckner & Garcia
Rock ‘N’ Roll (Will Take You To The Mountain) – Skrillex
The Way of the Fist – Five Finger Death Punch
Stop Reading, Start Doing Pushups - Destroy Rebuild Until God Comes
Riot Rhythm – Sleigh Bells
Turtle Crazy – Toy Dolls
1,000 Cigarettes – MSTRKRFT
Heroes Of Our Time – Dragonforce
Nemesis – Arch Enemy
Needled 24/7 – Children of Bodom
Mickey – Toni Basil
You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) – Dead or Alive
Empire State Human – The Human League
Cherry Bomb - Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Speed - Atari Teenage Riot

Lollipop Chainsaw will be available on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on June 12.

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5 comments

  • pr0tostar - March 30, 2012 1:17 a.m.

    I didn't know till now Mr. Yamaoka was lending his talents to Grasshopper again. Or is he a member of the studio now? O.o either way it's always nice to have his tunes around. This track list seems pretty good, some lesser known bans with a good sound, Dragonforce I guess I can appreciate, Skrillex feels kinda... obligatory >.> But hey Yamaoka should dust off his turntables (he used to make some sick electro for Konami's music games) and collaborate with Skrill like everyone else!
  • DualWieldingIsNotFeasible - March 29, 2012 2:51 p.m.

    I have new-found respect for Akira Yamaoka after this week's VGMpire. My already-huge anticipation for this game has just gone up.
  • BladedFalcon - March 29, 2012 2:49 p.m.

    Hell yeah, the more I watch of this game, the more awesome and over the top it promises to be, can't wait!
  • Mamudo - March 29, 2012 10:57 a.m.

    I'm really looking forward to this game.
  • joe-clark - March 29, 2012 10:48 a.m.

    Stop Reading Start Doing Pushups is by Destroy Rebuild Until God SHOWS Hence why their acronym is D.R.U.G.S SO STOKED FOR THIS GAME!

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