Dass die Skater-Szene tief mit der Punk Rock-Musik verwurzelt ist, dürfte für die meisten Fans der Skateboard-Simulationen von Tony Hawk nichts Neues mehr sein. Mit der demnächst erscheinenden aktuellen Version Tony Hawk's American Wasteland wird jedoch ein Punk Rock-Gewitter aller erster Güte über uns hereinbrechen. Die Track- und Soundtrackliste liest sich wie ein Who-is-Who des entprechenden Genres und bietet praktisch alle namhaften Bands auf. Ihr glaubts nicht? Lest selbst:

CD/IN-GAME SOUNDTRACKS

My Chemical Romance - "Astro Zombies"
Fall Out Boy - "Start Today"
Taking Back Sunday - "Suburban Home / I Like Food"
Thrice - "Seeing Red / Screaming at a Wall"
Alkaline Trio - "Wash Away (Beneath the Shadows)"
Rise Against - "Fix Me"
Thursday - "Ever Fallen In Love"
Drop Kick Murphy's - "Who is Who"
Saves the Day - "Sonic Reducer"
Senses Fail - "Institutionalized"
From Autumn To Ashes - "Let's Have A War"
Emanuel - "Search & Destroy"
The Bled - "House of Suffering"
Hot Snakes - "Time to Escape"

LICENSED IN-GAME TRACKS

Green Day - "Holiday"
Bloc Party - "Like Eating Glass (Tony Hawk Mix)"
Thrice - "Image of the Invisible"
The Bravery - "Unconditional"
Dead Kennedys - "California Über Alles"
The Doors - "Peace Frog"
Motley Crüe - "Live Wire"
Public Enemy - "Burn Hollywood Burn"
Black Flag - "Rise Above"
The Faint - "I Disappear"
Oingo Boingo - "Who Do You Want To Be"
Frank Black - "Los Angeles"
Rob Sonic - "Sniper Picnic"
Sham 69 - "Borstal Breakout"
Death From Above 1979 - "Little Girl"
Venon - "Black Metal"
Spirit Caravan - "Dove-Tongued Agressor"
Scissor Sisters - "Filthy/Gorgeous"
The God Awfuls - "Watch It Fall"
Molemen (featuring Slug and MF Doom) - "Put Your Quarter Up"
High on Fire - "Devilution"
Mastodon - "Iron Tusk"
Pig Destroyer - "Gravedancer"
Tommy Guerrero - "Organism"
Strike Anywhere - "Question the Answer"
Prefuse 73 - "One Word Extinguisher"
Pest - "Duke Kerb Crawler"
D. R. I. - "Couch Slouch"
Breakestra - "Champ"
EI P - "Jukie Skate Rock"
SNFU - "Better Homes And Gardens"
7 seconds - "We're Gonna Fight"
Felix da Housecat - "Everyone Is Someone in LA"
The Riverboat Gamblers - "Hey! Hey! Hey!"
Ungh - "Skate Afrikkana"
Circle Jerks - "Wild in the Streets"
Bobot Adrenaline - "Penalty Box"
Lair of the Minotaur - "Warlord"
An Endless Sporadic - "Sun of Pearl"
Del Tha Funky Homosapien - "Burnt"
Fatlip - "What's up Fatlip"
Bad Religion - "We're Only Gonna Die"
Good Riddance - "30 day wonder"
The Network - "Teenagers From Mars"
The Casualties - "Get off my Back"
The Thunderlords - "I Like Dirt"
USSR - "Live Near Death"
Mike Vallely - "Vendetta"
Nassim - "Rawhide"

Tony Hawks American Wasteland ist für GameCube, PS2, XBox, seit dem 24. November 2005 für Xbox 360 und seit dem 12. April 2006 für PC erschienen. Jetzt bei Amazon kaufen.