This timeline attempts to include every collaboration that Mike Patton has been invovled with, and is a work in progress. You can subscribe for updates when new items are added.
Sepultura – Roots
Mike Patton performed vocals on Lookaway for Sepultura’s album Roots alongside Jonathan Davis (KoRn) who wrote and performed the lyrics, and DJ Lethal (House of Pain, Limp Bizkit) who played the turntable.
Another version of Lookaway, The Master Vibe Mix, was released in 1997 on Sepultura’s ‘Blood Rooted’.
Mine / Lookaway (Master Vibe Mix)
Sepultura – Blood Rooted
Blood Rooted is an album of b-sides, covers, remixes, live and unreleased Sepulura tracks. Mike Patton appears on two of these tracks. Firstly on the seventh track with an unreleased song called ‘Mine’ where he is credited as composer, guest Artist and vocals, and secondly on the eighth track with a new mix of Lookaway called the Master Vibe Mix.
The original version of Lookaway was released in 1996 on Sepultura’s ‘Roots’.
Mike Patton teams up with Sepultura once again and provides lyrics and vocals to what was originally an instrumental song, ‘Kamaitachi’. The Waste first appeared as a b-side to the single Against, from the album of the same name. Kamaitachi also originally appeared on the same album.
The Waste also appears on the single Tribus and on the soundtrack to the horror film Freddy vs. Jason.
Did You Miss Me / September Song (Live)
The Young Gods – Limited Box
Mike Patton performed with The Young Gods and The Lausanne Sinfonietta at the Montreaux Jazz Festival 2005.
He performed ‘Did You Miss Me’, a Gary Glitter cover, and ‘September Song’, a Kurt Weill song from the 1938 Broadway musical ‘Knickerbocker Holiday’.
The Christmas Song
John Zorn – A Dreamers Christmas
Mike Patton sings his way into the Christmas Spirit on John Zorn’s A Dreamers Christmas album. Providing vocals to a laid-back rendition of The Christmas Song by his normal John Zorn / Tzadik stablemates, including Trevor Dunn and Joey Baron. This is the only song on the album to include vocals.
City Rising from the Ashes
Deltron 3030 – Event 2
Mike Patton provides backing vocals to City Rising from the Ashes. City Rising from the Ashes is Track 15 on this album.
A live version of this song was released in 2016 on Deltron 3030’s ‘Live’
Suicide is Painless
hepa.Titus, Void Manes, Mike Patton
Mike Patton joins with hepa.Titus (Kevin Rutmanis from The Melvins and Tomahawk) and Void Manes to produce a three track EP.
The title track, Suicide is Painless, is the theme song from M*A*S*H* composed by Johny Mandel. The EP also includes a cover of Throbbing Gristle’s His Arm Was Her Leg, and a mutation of their own, Dioxide is Painless.
There was a limited release of 50 CDs. A limited edition 7″ vinyl for the EP was later released on April 6th, 2016.
Win / I’m Not In Love
Mark Kozelek – Mark Kozelek Sings Favorites
Mike Patton provides backing vocals to two tracks on Mark Kozelek’s album of covers. He appears on a cover of David Bowie’s Win, and 10CC’s I’m Not In Love. Other artists appearing on the album include Mimi Parker, Minnie Driver, Will Oldham and Rachel Goswell.
City Rising from the Ashes (Live)
Deltron 3030 – Live
Mike Patton provides backing vocals to a live version of City Rising from the Ashes. City Rising from the Ashes is the fourth Track 4 on this album.
The original version of this song was released in 2013 on Deltron 3030’s ‘Event 2’
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