Slot games – online or offline – wouldn’t be the same without the music that they feature. The sound effects and music add an indispensable element in slot games. Imagine for a second silent spins! Some games manufacturers have taken things a step further and worked with bands and musicians.
Music in slot games include some of the most famous and influential bands and artists of modern times have lent their music to some games.
Guns N’ Roses music in slot games
In 2016, The American rock band Guns and Roses immortalised their legacy through the creation of an internet slot game. While it offers nothing more than standard gameplay it sets itself apart by adding their music in the slot game with 5 Guns N’ Roses songs. All the graphics are from the band’s discography, tours, and the band members themselves. The songs featured are Sweet Child O’ Mine, Welcome To The Jungle, Paradise City, Chinese Democracy and November Rain.
Other artists with music in slot games
Another rock legend with a slot game in his honour is Jimi Hendrix. This psychedelic slot game features a lot of his music and some great bonus features. The graphics are purple, hazy and perfect for a beautiful 60s themed game. Songs featured are Little Wing, Crosstown Traffic and Purple Haze.
NetEnt obviously love their rock-and-roll as this is their third game on the list. The slot is based on a live stage and has four of Motorhead’s greatest songs on the soundtrack. The graphics are dark and the animations are distinct and vibrant. Apart from the music, the layout is absolutely unique. The slot is in a 3-3-4-4-5 format and has 76 different paylines. Songs featured are Ace of Spades, Killed by Death, Iron Fist and Overkill.
The imagery around heavy metal clearly makes for a good slot game theme. All the band members feature as symbols alongside instruments, signed plectrums, and female prisoners who give you prizes if you are able to free them. Leander Games were the creators of the game but unfortunately it’s now no longer available to play. If you look on Youtube you can check out what it was like though. Songs featured: Symphony of Destruction, Hangar 18 and Head Crusher.
Notorious for their elaborate outfit and outrageous performances they are a perfect group for a slot game. KISS’s game can be found both online and in slots in Vegas and prizes rise as high as $2,500. To win this jackpot you need to land on 5 Gene Simmons symbols. Songs featured: Shout It Out Loud ,Detroit Rock City and Rock and Roll All Nite.
Just like the KISS game, this slot featuring the king of pop is accessible online and as a physical slot game. There are a lot of bonus features and a hefty jackpot prize. As you would imagine the soundtrack features some of the best pop songs ever made including Bad, Billie Jean, Beat It, Dirty Diana, and Smooth Criminal.
Dolly Parton is the most famous country singer of all time has composed over 3000 songs in a career that spans more than sixty years. Not only that but she has a number of her own slot machine games. Unlike many other artists she actively promotes them rather than just lending her music and image. Titles include “Two Doors Down”, “9 to 5”, and the Dolly Parton Video Slot. This last one also contains a jukebox with a variety of Dolly tracks. Unfortunately this is no longer available online but the slots can still be found in Vegas. Songs featured: Jolene, Two Doors Down, 9 to 5, Heartbreak Express and Applejack.