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All of Doom II music was composed by Bobby Prince also known as Robert Prince. Same music used in "No Rest for the Living".

Many of the songs were inspired by or closely mirror popular rock and metal songs of that era, from groups such as Alice In Chains, Megadeth, Black Sabbath, Pantera and Slayer.

Track name Levels MUS lump inside WAD file Possibly based on or inspired by
Running from Evil MAP01 d_runnin Megadeth - "Hangar 18", Led Zeppelin - "Kashmir", Cinderella - "Somebody Save Me", Lou Gramm - "Time", Nelson - "Will You Love Me?" (from 2:47 for 11 seconds), also comparable to Atheist - "Earth" (from 2:35 for 40 seconds), The Sisters of Mercy - "Marian (Version)", The Mission - "Wasteland" and Overkill - "World Of Hurt" intro is also similar to the intro from Nine Inch Nails - "Head Like a Hole".
MAP15 d_runni2
The Healer Stalks MAP02 d_stalks Atheist - "Samba Briza", similar to Hall & Oates - "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)" and Sade - "Siempre Hay Esperanza"
MAP11 d_stlks2
MAP17 d_stlks3
Countdown to Death MAP03 d_countd The Cure - "Cold"
MAP21 d_count2
Between Levels MAP04 d_betwee Wolfenstein 3D - "Zero Hour", similar to George Duke - "Floop De Loop"
DOOM MAP05 d_doom Bauhaus - "Mask", also comparable to The Cure - "Sinking"
MAP13 d_doom2
In the Dark MAP06 d_the_da Dokken - "Unchain the Night", also comparable to Mayhem - "Chainsaw Gutsfuck"
MAP12 d_theda2
MAP24 d_theda3
Shawn's Got the Shotgun MAP07 d_shawn Slayer - "South Of Heaven"
MAP19 d_shawn2
MAP29 d_shawn3
The Dave D. Taylor Blues MAP08 d_ddtblu Argent - "Hold Your Head Up (Album Version)" (section of song from 4:15 until about 4:50), also comparable to Larry Greene - "Take It Higher" and Billy Idol - "Flesh for Fantasy"
MAP14 d_ddtbl2
MAP22 d_ddtbl3
Into Sandy's City MAP09 d_in_cit Stone Temple Pilots - "Sex Type Thing", Danzig - "Snakes Of Christ", also comparable to Kiss - "War Machine", The Sisters of Mercy - "Black Planet", Pink Floyd - "Lucifer Sam",  Ozzy Osbourne - "No More Tears" and Ozzy Osbourne - "Crazy Train" (from 0:19 until 0:30)
The Demon's Dead MAP10 d_dead Black Sabbath - "After All (the Dead)" (but also resembles Jimi Hendrix - "Burning of the Midnight Lamp")
MAP16 d_dead2
Waiting for Romero to Play MAP18 d_romero Pantera - "This Love", also comparable to Kino - "Раньше в Твоих Глазах" (Earlier in your eyes), Strawbs - "Down by the Sea", Anne Clark - "Poets Turmoil No 364", Bleak House - "Rainbow Warrior", Metallica - "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)" and The Smiths - "Suffer Little Children"
MAP27 d_romer2
Message for the Archvile MAP20 d_messag Slayer - "Skeletons Of Society", also comparable to The Cure - "A Night Like This"
MAP26 d_messg2
Bye Bye American Pie MAP23 d_ampie Alice In Chains - "Them Bones"
Adrian's Asleep MAP25 d_adrian Alice In Chains - "Angry Chair", also comparable to Kino - "Night"
Getting Too Tense MAP28 d_tense Diamond Head - "Am I Evil?"
Opening to Hell MAP30 d_openin Peter Gabriel - "Powerhouse at the Foot of the Mountain"
Evil Incarnate MAP31 d_evil Spear of Destiny music (Evil Incarnate played in MAP21), also similar to Accept - "T.V. War"; may be originated from the mock Nazi march in Symphony No. 7 of D.Shostakovich.
The Ultimate Challenge/The Ultimate Conquest MAP32 d_ultima Wolfenstein 3D music (Ultimate Conquest played in E3M9 and E6M9), very similar to the intro of "YYZ" by Rush and arrangement of "Mars, the Bringer of War" by Gustav Holst from Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine.
untitled Title Music d_dm2ttl Bernard Herrmann - "The Murder"
untitled Intermission Music d_dm2int King Crimson - "Thela Hun Ginjeet" & Wolfenstein 3D Hitler Waltz (HITLWLTZ), also similar to Jungli - "Vicious Circle (Catch 22)"
untitled Endgame Music d_read_m Edge Of Sanity - "The Spectral Sorrows" & Bob Segar - "Old Time Rock and Roll"


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