‘Terminator 2′ Star bid to replace Guns N’ Roses on soundtrack

Terminator 2 old Robert Patrick said he had lobbied for Nine inch seam to be featured on the film’s soundtrack, but explained why Guns ‘n’ Roses appeared instead.

Patrick – who played the T-1000 liquid metal cyborg who gained weight Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s T-800 in the 1991 film – said he had a particular song in mind and a reason for suggesting it to the director James Cameron.

“When I was making Terminator 2I used to practice to ‘Head Like a Hole’ by Nine Inch Nails because my younger brother, Richard Patrick, was a touring guitarist for them,” the actor shared. The Guardian in a new interview. “I took it to Jim Cameron and tried to get him to use it for the soundtrack … but he said, ‘No. Arnold prefers Guns N’ Roses,’ who went on to record ‘You could be Mine,’ one more original song Terminator 2.”

He noted that “it’s ironic because Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails have won a couple of Oscars for his soundtracks now.”

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Patrick – who got the role that was lined up to Billy Idol – discussed his passion for rock music elsewhere in the article. “I distinctly remember riding my Stingray bike to Kmart in Kettering, Ohio to buy Hendrix in the West – the live album of Jimi Hendrix – and The master of reality by Black Sabbath, both in their early 70s, with the money I had earned doing hard carpentry. I rode home, listened to one after another and blew my mind.”

He added that he knew all the lyrics to Bruce Springsteen‘Born to Run’ and the song “pops into my mind almost daily” as it names Byrd’s“Turn! Turn! Turn!” and Crosby, Stills & Nash‘s “Wooden Ships” as the best songs to play at a party. He also said he would have Allman Brothers Band‘s “Midnight Rider” or Springsteen’s “Missing” played at his funeral.

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