‘WASD’: Metal Band Release New Album Related to PC Game Soundtracks – News

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December 17, 2022 – 1:50 p.m — Last updated 2 hours ago

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For quite a few of you, the music or the soundtracks are an important part of computer and video games, as this plus gallery makes clear, for example, in which numerous titles (portal 2, quake, fallout, DeadSpace and more) and different music genres (electric, Industrial, metal and so on) are mentioned.

For those of you who are generally interested in music related to the gaming hobby and are also fans of the progressive metal direction, the band may be WASD worth a look, which describes itself as “a metal project inspired by classic PC game soundtracks”.

After albums like “Stroggo’s Rising’ (December 2017) or ‘C​:​​WINDOWS​​MEDIA“ (January 2017) the most recent album entitled “escape‘ ready to listen to or purchase/download. You can expect 14 tracks, all of which are related to a well-known game, starting with turrican and SpaceQuest 3further to World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade up to deus ex or Duke Nukem 3D and Dune. The list below includes all titles from “Escape” as well as the direct links to bandcamp.comso you can listen to all tracks in full length.

  1. Turricane Huelsbeck [Turrican] – 4:13 minutes
  2. Universe’s Greatest Janitor [Space Quest 3] – 4:22 minutes
  3. Stand the test of time [Civilization 4] – 3:36 minutes
  4. Prisoner 849 Rides Again [Unreal – Return to Na Pali] – 4:01 minutes
  5. Programmable rock [The Incredible Machine Version 3.0] – 4:10 minutes
  6. March of Gul’dan [Warcraft 2: Tides of Darkness/World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade] – 4:31 minutes
  7. Two Bullets [Metro 2033] – 2:15 minutes
  8. fyrestone [Borderlands] – 2:17 minutes
  9. Nanotech Outlaw [Deus Ex] – 5:15 minutes
  10. Donk Chonk’em [Duke Nukem 3D] – 4:04 minutes
  11. Highest bidder [Mechwarrior 2: Mercenaries] – 3:15 minutes
  12. Blighted Sanctuary [Heretic] – 4:00 minutes
  13. Spice Opera [Dune] – 3:31 minutes
  14. The Prophecy [Dune 2: The Building of a Dynasty] – 5:27 minutes
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If you like the music, you can purchase “Escape” as a digital edition for eight US dollars. For the amount of 10 US dollars you get the album on CD. Those who wish can also purchase titles individually for a price of one US dollar. You can find more information about the band and their music here on their website as well as on various social media channels.

At the final YouTube-Video is the 2016 album Shift, whose tracks were inspired by games like Baldur’s Gate, Diablo or The Secret of Monkey Island – the recording starts with the time stamp of the latter.