Roque Banos is scoring the Evil Dead remake for director Fede Alvarez and 10 minutes of the soundtrack may have leaked today. You can hear the sampling inside courtesy of YouTube user “DarkIslandFilms.”
Banos’ composing history includes Intruders, The Machinist, The Last Circus and a lot more. If this is indeed legit, the score is huge and aggressive, combining eclectic sounds with a chorus.
Opening April 12th, Evil Dead concerns five twenty-something friends who become holed up in a remote cabin where they discover a Book Of The Dead. An archaeologist’s tape recording reveals that the ancient text was discovered among the Khandarian ruins of a Sumerian civilization. Playing the taped incantations, the youths unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival.
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