Stephen Melillo

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Stephen Melillo
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Birth Place
Nationality American   USA.svg
Aliases Steve Melillo

Steve Melillo is an American musician. He has composed the music for all sorts of media including video games. He is one of the most successful musicians. He is also responsible for the music demo at NAMM for Rise of the Robots which changed game scoring forever. Stephen mainly worked for Absolute Entertainment but would sometimes compose music for different companies' games. He is often seen credited with Jim Wallace and Mark Van Hecke. Melillo currently has a band named Stormworks. He has received many honors and awards not only for his musical career, but also for Tae Kwon Do, Black Belt, and literary. He continues to compose music for media to this day.

While working for Absolute, he was working on a song for a Sega CD version of Battletank, but the game never got released, and the audio director had to fire him because of the company doing poorly financially.

These games have been verified to have been composed by Stephen via his website:


Released Title Sample
1994-??-?? Jeopardy! (SCD)
1994-11-?? ESPN Sunday Night Football (SNES)
1994-11-?? Home Improvement: Power Tool Pursuit (SNES)
1996-10-?? War 3010: The Revolution (SNES)
Unreleased Battle Tank (SCD)
Unreleased Penn & Teller's Smoke and Mirrors (SCD)