AC/DC and Van Halen were the first acts that came to mind when director Harald Zwart was looking to score a two-minute fight scene in upcoming adventure film "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones." Iconic, bold, loud rock defined Zwart's impulsive reaction to the scene before he asked his music partners what could make it different.

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