Following our previous monthly placement recaps, let us have a look at the music in October’s trailers!

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer Music feat. Michael Nielsen

The second Story Trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story featured a custom rework of Michael Nielsen from Ninja Tracks‘ The Machination.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer #2 (Official)

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‘Planet Earth II’ Trailer Music feat. Sigur Rós, Hans Zimmer

The Official Trailer for BBC’s Planet Earth II featured Sigur Rós’ Hoppípolla (listen to original, listen to new trailer versione) from their TAKK album (purchase here). You can read about the new version of the track here.

Planet Earth II: Trailer – BBC One

The Official Extended Trailer for Planet Earth II then featured the main theme composed by Hans Zimmer. Feel free to read our extensive review of the soundtrack.

Planet Earth II: Official Extended Trailer – BBC Earth

‘Final Fantasy XV’ Trailer Music feat. Andreas Kübler, Naked Woods, Francois Jolin, Attila Ats, Peter Vozar

DIGIC Pictures‘ wonderful CG cinematic trailer for Final Fantasy XV featured quite a lot of different artists: In the beginning you can hear Naked Woods’ song Share (I Had Dreams) The main song Endlessness (listen here) was composed by Andreas Kübler from IMAscore and published by Really Slow Motion and End of Silence. During the epilog dialogue, you can hear a part of Behind This Mirror (listen here) by Francois Jolin feat. Armaud from Eon Sounds. Custom Sound Design and Music Supervision were handled by Attila Ats and Peter Vozar.

Final Fantasy XV – Omen Trailer (North America)

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‘The Young Pope’ Trailer Music feat. Brand X Music, Max Cameron

The badass trailer for HBO’s The Young Pope features Brand X Music‘s track Pulsar in the first 10 seconds followed by Max Cameron’s track Beat The Clock (listen here), published by Liquid Cinema, until the end. You can read more about the creation of the teaser here.

The Young Pope: Teaser Trailer (HBO)

‘Paterson’ Trailer Music feat. Willie West

In the Official Trailer for Paterson you can hear Willie West’s I’m Still a  Man (Lord Have Mercy) (listen here, purchase here).

Paterson Official Trailer 1 (2016) – Adam Driver Movie

‘A Cure for Wellness’ Trailer Music feat. Mirel Wagner/The Ramones

The Official Trailer for A Cure for Wellness featured Mirel Wagner‘s cover of The Ramones’ I Wanna Be Sedated from 0:50 till the end. You can read more about the cover song here.

A Cure for Wellness Official Trailer 1 (2017) – Dane DeHaan Movie

‘Logan’ Trailer Music feat. Johnny Cash/Nine Inch Nails

The first Official Trailer for Logan featured Johnny Cash’s cover of Nine Inch Nails’ Hurt.

Logan Official Trailer 1 (2017) – Hugh Jackman Movie

‘Man Down’ Trailer Music feat. TV on the Radio

The Official Trailer for Man Down featured TV on the Radio’s DLZ from their DEAR SCIENCE album (purchase here) throughout. If the song sounds familiar, that might be because it was featured in episode 10 of Breaking Bad’s second season (“Stay out of my territory.”)

Man Down (2016 Movie) – Official Trailer

‘Civilisation VI’ Trailer Music feat. Christopher Tin

The Launch Trailer for Civilisation VI featured Christopher Tin’s main theme Sogno di Volare (purchase here). You can watch a video about the recording of the song here.


‘Underworld: Blood Wars’ Trailer Music feat. Brand X Music, Max Cameron

The second International Trailer for Underworld: Blood Wars featured Nick Road‘s Icarus Lives, published by Colossal Trailer Music, throughout. You can also parts of Hannu Honkonen‘s Snowblind from Epic North Music‘s ARCTIC ENGINE album, co-published by Really Slow Motion.

UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS – International Trailer #2 (HD)

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Trailer Music feat. Confidential Music

In the pretty gloomy Teaser Trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales you can hear Confidential Music’s Raise The Stake.

Teaser Trailer: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

‘Power Rangers’ Trailer Music feat. Halsey/Johnny Cash

The Teaser Trailer for Power Rangers featured Halsey‘s cover of Johnny Cash’s classic I Walk the Line from her BADLANDS album (listen here, purchase here) in the first half. It is also very likely that you hear parts from Brian Tyler‘s upcoming film score in the Teaser. You can read more about what Max Landis thinks about the production here, answering why the trailer feels so similar to the Chronicle trailer (watch a mashup of both trailers).

Power Rangers Official Trailer – Teaser (2017) – Bryan Cranston Movie

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Trailer Music feat. Blue Swede

In the first Official Trailer for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy you can hear Blue Swede’s classic Hooked On A Feeling.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2 Official TRAILER #1 (2017) Chris Pratt Marvel Movie HD

‘Evolution’ Trailer Music feat. Scott Miller and Martyn Corbet

The Official Trailer for French drama Evolution featured Scott Miller’s and Martyn Corbet’s Pyromania from 1:19 till the end, published by The Hit House.

Evolution – Official Trailer I HD I IFC Midnight

‘The Boss Baby’ Trailer Music feat. Willie West, The Isley Brothers

The Teaser Trailer for The Boss Baby featured Stealers Wheel’s Stuck in the Middle (listen here, purchase here) in the first and The Isley Brothers’ It’s Your Thing (listen here, purchase here) in the second half.

The Boss Baby Official Trailer – Teaser (2017) – Alec Baldwin Movie

‘Titanfall 2’ Trailer Music feat. Sergiu Muresan and Joshua Crispin

The Official Single Player Gameplay Trailer for Titanfall 2 featured Sergiu Muresan‘s and Joshua Crispin‘s Laniakea from Giant Apes Music‘s INTO THE HORIZON album from 0:08 till the end, published by Really Slow Motion.

Titanfall 2: Official Single Player Gameplay Trailer – Jack and BT-7274

‘Sleepless’ Trailer Music feat. Drake

The Official Trailer for Sleepless featured Drake’s Energy from his IF YOU’RE READING THIS IT’S TOO LATE album from 1:15 till the end.

Sleepless Official Trailer 1 (2017) – Jamie Foxx Movie

‘Mafia III’ Trailer Music feat. Ice Cube

The Official Launch Trailer (Revenge) for Mafia III featured Ice Cube’s Nobody Wants to Die (watch Ice Cube record the song in the studio) from the same-named album (purchase here) throughout.

Mafia III – Revenge – Official Launch Trailer

‘EVE: Valkyrie’ Trailer Music feat. Dorothy

The Official Trailer for EVE: Valkyrie featured Dorothy’s Raise Hell (listen here) from her ROCKISDEAD album (purchase here).

EVE: Valkyrie – Launch Trailer | PS VR

‘Dishonored 2’ Trailer Music feat. Ruelle

The Live Action Trailer for Dishonored 2 featured Ruelle’s Take It All (purchase here) from her throughout. Sound Design and Mix by Source Sound.

Dishonored 2 – "Take Back What's Yours" Live Action Trailer | PS4

‘Hitman’ Trailer Music feat. Joshua Crispin and Jean-Gabriel Raynaud, Paul Dinletir

The Season Finale Trailer for Hitman Joshua Crispin and Jean-Gabriel Raynaud‘s Resurgence from Giant Apes DARK BEGINNINGS album from 0:04 till 0:23, published by Really Slow Motion. It is then followed by Paul Dinletir’s Forgive us Our Trespasses (listen here) from audiomachine‘s DECIMUS album.

HITMAN – The Season Finale Trailer

‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ Trailer Music feat. Alexander David Norman, Guns N’ Roses

The first Official Trailer for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter featured Alexander David Norman’s Hail The Machine from Giant Ape Music’s DNA VOL.1 album from 0:21 – 0:38, published by Really Slow Motion.


In the second Official Trailer for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter you can hear the Eelz Remix of Guns N’ Roses’ classic Paradise City, published by Pusher Music.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Official International Trailer 2 (2017) – Milla Jovovich Movie

‘Batman: Return to Arkham’ Trailer Music feat. Joshua Crispin and Jaroslav Beck

The Launch Trailer for Batman: Return to Arkham featured Joshua Crispin‘s and Jaroslav Beck‘s Eviscerator throughout, published by GLORY OATH + BLOOD.

Batman: Return to Arkham Launch Trailer

‘Lego Star Wars – The First Order Siege Of Takodana’ feat. Alexandre Guiraud

The Official Trailer for Lego Star Wars – The First Order Siege Of Takodana featured Alexandre Guiraud‘s  Sword Of Destiny from Colossal Trailer Music‘s album TERRA FIRMA.

LEGO Star Wars – The First Order Siege Of Takodana (Trailer)

‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’ Trailer Music feat. Kevin Sargent

The Beta Trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare featured God Of Mayhem (Kevin Sargent) from Colossal Trailer Music BLITZKRIEG album.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (Beta Trailer)

Honorable Mentions: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’, ‘Westworld’

In the Sneak Peek for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales you can hear the whistling of The Hit House composer Scott Miller. Read more about it here.

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES – Official Trailer #1 Sneak Peek (2017) Movie HD

The promo for the second episode of HBO’s Westworld featured music by 11:28, published by Pusher Music.

Westworld 1×02 Promo "Chestnut" (HD)

This list was created by Rain Ventsel and Peter F. Ebbinghaus. We hope you enjoyed our selection. If you feel like we missed something or if you would like to join us for the next edition, please feel free to comment below this article or contact us via email.

Posted by Peter F. Ebbinghaus

Based in Berlin, Germany. Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief. Music Producer at Eon Sounds Productions. Founder of Composers for Relief. Keeps Moving.

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