"Dracula 2000" Original Soundtrack (Sony Music; 2000)

Reviewed by Snidermann

This soundtrack for the Wes Craven-produced horror film cooks better than any soundtrack I have ever heard, bar none. Each and every song fits like a tight rubber glove, each complementing the others beautifully. 

The CD starts out with an extremely potent song from Powerman 5000 and just gets better from there on. A great list of performers working at their best. Check out this lineup:

Powerman 5000 
(Hed) P.E.
System Of a Down 
Monster Magnet 
Godhead featuring Marilyn Manson 
Linkin Park 
Half Cocked

Even the lesser known bands contribute tremendously energetic and entertaining tracks. There are some bands on this disc that I have never heard from before but, believe me, after hearing this CD, I'm going to go out and look their other releases up.

A true overachiever in the hard rock/horror film soundtrack genre. And the movie was pretty damn good, too!

Rating Guide:

A classic. This record will kick your ass.

Killer. Not a classic but it will rock your world.

So-so. You've heard better.

Pretty bad. Might make a nice coaster.

Self explanatory. Just the sight of the cover makes you wanna hurl.


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