Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' Soundtrack Features Paul McCartney, Trent Reznor, Josh Homme, And More

The Dave Grohl-directed documentary will be joined by an absolutely loaded companion album.

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The erstwhile Foo Fighter will premiere his documentary about the legendary Los Angeles recording studio at Sundance in January, and as previously reported, the artists testifying to the studio's greatness is impressive. Equally impressive is the tracklist for the accompanying "Sound City Real To Reel".

Grohl is joined on the album by Trent Reznor, Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme, Alain Johannes, Rick Springfield, and members of Foo Fighters and Rage Against The Machine.

Most notably, the song performed by Paul McCartney and the surviving members of Nirvana at the 12.12.12 benefit concert, "Cut Me Some Slack", is included (and is available now, as a single).

Closing track "Mantra" features Grohl, Reznor, and Homme; the three have all contributed to the forthcoming Queens Of The Stone Age album.

The soundtrack is due out March 12 via Grohl's own Roswell Records.

The Sound City film is set to premiere at Sundance Film Festival, followed by a digital release on February 1st.

"Sound City Real To Reel" tracklisting:

01. Robert Levon Been, Dave Grohl, Peter Hayes "Heaven And All" 02. Chris Goss, Tim Commerford, Dave Grohl, Brad Wilk "Time Slowing Down" 03. Stevie Nicks, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee "You Can't Fix This" 04. Rick Springfield, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear "The Man That Never Was" 04. Lee Ving, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Alain Johannes, Pat Smear "Your Wife Is Calling" 06. Corey Taylor, Dave Grohl, Rick Nielsen, Scott Reeder "From Can To Can't" 07. Joshua Homme, Chris Goss, Dave Grohl, Alain Johannes "Centipede" 08. Alain Johannes, Dave Grohl, Joshua Homme "A Trick With No Sleeve" 09. Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear "Cut Me Some Slack" 10. Dave Grohl, Jessy Greene, Rami Jaffee, Jim Keltner "If I Were Me" 11. Dave Grohl, Joshua Homme, Trent Reznor "Mantra"

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Thanks for the report to Factmag.com.

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    When I first heard that Grohl recorded Wasting Light using old recording techniques and tape, I really summed it up to a gimmick; but that trailer, and hopefully the film, conveys the passion he has for the old method's and his drive to do things "right" so to speak.
    At :58, the woman says "Sound City is where real men went to make records", and then they show the Glam-Metal guys, LOL.
    I see a lot of top-notch names here, and even a couple of people I didn't even know were still alive (Lee Ving, Rick Springfield). If Dave Grohl is heading this up, it's got to be good. Are there any covers on here? At first glance I don't see any.
    Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk recording together again? Dis gon b gud
    Dave Grohl, Trent Reznor, Josh Homme, Stevie Nicks, and Paul McCartney all on the same record... What more could you want?
    I really hope Trent Reznor sings in that track and not josh homme.....
    I have to agree there. The thing I like the most about Trent Reznor is the potential in his voice, and the thing I probably like the least about Josh Homme is his voice.
    Josh has a good voice, it isnt amazing, neither is Reznor's. It's about something more than technical ability, but the emotion they put into the performance
    Pat Smear *Cringes* I seriously hate that dude, He can't play guitar if he even tried, I saw him live in sydney back in 2011 for wasting light tour and he smashed his guitar on stage and he got it put back together and he was WAAAAY out of tune, Still.. kris novosellic, taylor hawkins, josh homme, corey taylor, tim crommerford and brad wilk all I can say is hell to the yes! and that I can't wait.
    Hell yes for track 4. Foo Fighters featuring f***in Rick Springfield!!!
    Did anyone else notice that Shiflett is absent? Could this mean that the Foos are going through another line up change?