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Brinstar (Metroid), as named in Jam With the Band, is the name attributed to the original Metroid variant of the theme heard in Brinstar, which has become one of the series' most popular songs. (Heard here: [1].) It has been remixed many times in Metroid games and other Nintendo licensed games which reference the series. It was originally composed by Hirokazu Tanaka.

Arrangements and other portrayals of the themeEdit

  • Tetris DS - The Catch Mode in this game is Metroid-themed, and features a remix of Brinstar's theme as well as a level based on it in Metroid. (Heard here: [11])
  • Jam With the Band - Brinstar (Metroid) (By: Nindori) is one of the downloadable songs available since the initial day of release in the European version. [12]) Because there is no region lock on Nintendo DS games, it can be downloaded from any country, provided the player owns the game. It is #10 on the list of 370 DLC songs, runs for 01:48, and has 7 instrumental parts. (NES1, F. Guitar, NES2, NES3, NES4, NES 5, and S. Drums)
  • WarioWare D.I.Y. - Brinstar (Metroid) is part of 9-volt's Metroid record, which is a techno remix including some of the original's 8-bit instruments. It can be heard here: [13]
  • Nintendo Land - An orchestrated version composed by Ryo Nagamatsu is the theme of Metroid Blast missions 2, 3, 6, 7 and 11 (Heard here: [14]). An alternate arrangement is used in the boss fight against Kraid (heard here: [15]).
  • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U - The original 8-bit Brinstar theme is part of the Famicom Medley (heard here: [16]), while an orchestrated version is part of the Escape remix.
  • Samus Archives Sound Selection - The original theme from Metroid is included in this soundtrack, packaged with the Special Edition of Metroid: Samus Returns.