When the Doom Eternal official soundtrack (OST) was released to near universal ridicule in 2020, id Software manager Marty Stratton took to reddit to explain how it was all the fault of composer Mick Gordon.
Now, some 2.5 years later Mick Gordon has joined the fight with his own tale of unpaid contracts, abuse, and mismanagement, and things are getting messy.
It's time for a musically synchronized shotgun pump...in Virtual Legality.
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** CHAPTERS 00:00 Introduction (Thanks Roketsu86!) 02:39 The Stratton Letter (2020) 20:28 The Gordon Response (2022) - Overview 46:35 The Importance of Contracts 1:06:07 Reconciliation and Betrayal 1:27:46 Recitation of Facts 1:34:05 Conclusion
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REDDIT POST (2020) https://www.reddit.com/r/Doom/comments/gdg25y/doom_eternal_ost_open_letter/
GORDON RESPONSE (2022)
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