Contact Us

Mike Patton Scores Soundtrack for Recently Released Stephen King Movie ‘1922’

Subscribe to 96.3 The Blaze on

Mike Patton is a man of many talents, fronting hugely different bands like Faith No More and Dead Cross. For the unaware, he’s also composed several film soundtracks, and is adding a new one to his discography in Stephen King’s 1922.

According to a press-release, “1922 is based on Stephen King’s 131-page storytelling of a man’s confession of his wife’s murder. The tale is told from the perspective of Wilfred James, the story’s unreliable narrator who admits to killing his wife, Arlette, with his son in Nebraska. But after he buries her body, he finds himself terrorized by rats and, as his life begins to unravel, becomes convinced his wife is haunting him.”

The soundtrack is Patton’s first film work since his score for 2013’s well-received The Place Beyond the Pines. Given what we can hear from the trailer, the soundtrack seems to be a haunting, off-kilter work completely appropriate for a Stephen King movie. An expanded score will be coming out in 2018 via Ipecac Recordings.

Patton has been spending the rest of his time touring with punk supergroup Dead Cross. Just a month ago, we caught them playing an uproarious show in New York City, bringing their aggro-hardcore to life.

In an interview with Full Metal Jackie, Patton hopes Dead Cross will release ‘a few more records,’ and that Faith No More is on an extended break. He said, “if something happens, it’ll happen organically and naturally but I kind of don’t think it will. I kind of feel like we’ve tipped the scales a little bit, but we’ll see, who knows? I’ve learned my lesson not to say “No.”

Watch the trailer for 1922 above!

Where Does Mike Patton Rank Among the Top 66 Hard Rock + Metal Frontmen of All Time?

See Mike Patton in 10 Singers Who Can Sing You to Sleep AND Scare You to Death

Subscribe to 96.3 The Blaze on

Loudwire Music Awards Tickets Available Now!

Loudwire Music Awards Poster

Best of the Blaze

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://963theblaze.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The Blaze Rock Mob quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The Blaze Rock Mob contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.