Monday, January 09, 2012

Mike Patton: New Movie/New Tomahawk

Mike Patton remains on a scoring kick, having been selected to score The Place Beyond The Pines, a new movie from Blue Valentine director, Derek Cianfrance

And, apparently, a new Tomahawk album is in the works, which could release later this summer.  Excited about that possibility to be sure.

From Speakeasy PR:


Photo credit: Jay Blakesberg

Jan. 9, 2011, San Francisco - Mike Patton (Faith No More, Tomahawk, Mr. Bungle) has been selected by writer/director Derek Cianfrance (
Blue Valentine) to provide the score for The Place Beyond The Pines, which stars Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes.

Patton, who rose to prominence as a teenager as the front man for Faith No More and is known as one of music's most eclectic musicians, has done a series of scores over the past few years including the Italian drama
A Solitude of Prime Numbers, Crank 2: High Voltage and the short film A Perfect Place.

Patton is also currently working on a new Tomahawk album with a projected late summer release date.

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