Soundtracks for Western films aren't typically characterized by their extreme guitar-wailing and double-bass drum pounding, but "Jonah Hex
" is aiming to make an exception.
According to Ain't It Cool News, heavy metal rockers Mastodon will allegedly provide the musical score for "Jonah Hex
," the Josh Brolin
-starring film based on the DC Comics character. The report describes Mastodon's sound contribution as, "[needless] to say, pretty heavy!"
The Mastodon-provided soundtrack wouldn't be out of place if "Crank
" filmmakers Mark Neveldine
and Brian Taylor
remained attached as directors for the Warner bros.-produced film, as was the original plan—but even after their departure, the pair's script remained in place for the Jimmy Hayward
-directed "Hex." Perhaps the screenplay called for some serious guitar thrashing.
Mastodon was formed in 1999 and consists of bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders
, guitarist/vocalist Brent Hinds, guitarist Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor. Despite their short 10-year existence, Mastodon's