Linkin Park‘s Mike Shinoda has confirmed that he has a model new tune within the upcoming Scream VI film.
Shinoda shared the information in an interview with KROQ, the place he was largely discussing the upcoming celebrations for the twentieth anniversary of Linkin Park’s landmark second album ‘Meteora’. The brand new tune might be Shinoda’s first new solo materials for the reason that standalone single ‘Blissful Endings’, which was launched in 2021.
“Up till this 12 months, I’ve been doing a number of writing and producing for different individuals. And I just lately sort of acquired the bug to do it for myself once more,” he mentioned (transcribed by Kerrang!). “I do have a brand new tune that’s gonna be within the film Scream. What occurred is they’d reached out about: ‘Will you assist us with music for the film?’ And within the dialog I performed them one thing they usually had been like, ‘Oh my god, can we use that?’
He continued: “I didn’t plan it – I might by no means have been like, ‘Oh, we’re gonna put out this huge Linkin Park factor and I wanna put my tune out proper on prime of it!’ That’s not good planning for me.
“However it’s nice planning for Linkin Park followers, as a result of there’s simply extra music – so I’ve acquired stuff I’ve produced which are different individuals’s songs, I’ve acquired my very own tune, after which we’ve acquired the Linkin Park stuff. And that’s not even every little thing we’re gonna be doing round this for Linkin Park followers. So it’s a good time to be a Linkin Park fan!”
Scream VI will arrive in cinemas on March 10.
The nu steel band formally introduced the twentieth anniversary version of their second album, 2003’s ‘Meteora’, at this time, alongside the discharge of a beforehand unheard monitor known as ‘Misplaced’.
In a press launch, Shinoda defined that discovering ‘Misplaced’ within the band’s archives “was like discovering a favourite picture you had forgotten you’d taken, prefer it was ready for the correct second to disclose itself”. He added of its significance: “For years, followers have been asking us to launch one thing with [late frontman Chester Bennington’s] voice, and I’m thrilled we’ve been in a position to make that occur in such a particular method.”
Shinoda went on to tease that followers are “going to be floored once they hear and see all of the unbelievable unreleased songs and video footage in [the 20th anniversary reissue of ‘Meteora’]”.
The band have been on hiatus since Bennington died in 2017 however just lately mentioned they deliberate to speak with their followers “a bit extra often” sooner or later.