The upcoming horror thriller film, which members of Motley Crue, Five Finger Death Punch and Papa Roach — The Retaliators —now has an official theme, “The Retaliators Theme (21 Bullets).” Cruel bass player Nikki Sixx said he hopes it will “stretch Motley Crue’s audience to new fans.” It appeared alongside a music video on Friday (August 5).
The song is performed by Motley Crue with Asks Alexandria, Ice Nine Kills and From ashes to new. The Retaliatorsthe film overseen by the artists’ label and management company, which is now venturing into film, Better Noise Music, was first teased in 2019.
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Sixx explained, “Writing a new theme song for a horror movie was inspiring. It was my first time writing for a horror thriller movie and it took me in a different direction. … I worked with some amazing new artists to create a new sound that will stretch Motley Crue’s audience to new fans. I had a great time writing it and I think our fans will love it too!”
ONE Retaliation trailer appeared last month. In the film, a priest uncovers a dark underworld while searching for clues to his daughter’s murder. The soundtrack features more music by the Crue, Papa Roach, Bad wolves and other. It will be released Sept. 16.
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