NUCLEAR BLAST ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVES, SIGNINGS AND OTHER SURPRISES AT SAN DIEGO COMIC CON 2017
NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS, synonymous with quality extreme metal music, is set to come back to the halls of the San Diego Comic-Con and celebrate 30 years of the label with a Blast at booth #501! This year there will be a multitude of highlights, exclusive merchandise, signings and other surprises!
SLAYER, REPENTLESS, NUCLEAR BLAST EXCLUSIVE EDITION HARD COVER BOOK
Exclusive Nuclear Blast hard cover edition of the SLAYER comic issues 1-3 by Dark Horse Comics is limited to 1000 pieces featuring variant art by Marcelo Vasco. The ultimate thrash juggernaut, SLAYER has dominated stages and destroyed audiences for over thirty years, with their latest album, Repentless, showing no signs of slowing down or showing mercy. Based on the brutal “Repentless” video trilogy by B. J. McDonnell, this expansion of the video story lines by writer Jon Schnepp (Metalocalypse, Venture Brothers) and illustrator Guiu Vilanova (Conan, Weird Detective) drives deep into the darkest heart of America, spawning a raging road trip down a bloodstained highway, a tale of the doomed, the damned . . . and the repentless!
NUCLEAR BLAST’S BLAST BEAST 9″ STATUES
Nuclear Blast introduces their mascot The Blast Beast ™ this year, and to celebrate there will be two versions of a 9″ resin statue available in super limited numbers. This is the first official of hopefully many to come collaborations between Stern Pinball and Nuclear Blast Records.
This exclusive 9” 3D resin statue of Nuclear Blast Records mascot BLAST BEAST™ is re-imagined in a design by Stern Pinball and Rock Art Illustrator Zombie Yeti. Sculpted by BigShot Toyworks.
- The Blast Beast FULL COLOR edition is limited to 50 pieces for SDCC 2017
- The Blast Beast GREEN edition is limited to 25 pieces for SDCC 2017
OUR FRIENDS AT JSR MERCHANDISING BRING THIS SUPER LIMITED MESHUGGAH MYSTERY BOX!
The MESHUGGAH Box includes a beanie, shirt, button 4-pack, logo decal, and autographed postcard from one of the most iconic names in Heavy Metal!
(Limited to 100 pieces)
EL HIJO DEL SANTO AND SANTO JR RETURN TO SDCC2017!
EL SANTO, the biggest name in Lucha Libre, and Nuclear Blast Records once again have teamed up to release two San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC) exclusive posters prints for this year’s event. The prints will only be available on sale at the Nuclear Blast booth at Comic-Con with limited quantities (booth #501).
EL HIJO DEL SANTO and SANTO JR will be in attendance for a signing session on Friday, July 21st at 12:00 pm. and 2:00 pm at the Nuclear Blast Records booth #501.
SANTO JR adds:
“I am thankful and thrilled about attending San Diego Comic Con with El Hijo Del Santo for a second year with our friends at Nuclear Blast, JSR Merchandising and Stern Pinball! We’re celebrating the 100 years of El Santo which means there will be lots of great products related to the anniversary and surprises for the fans attending. There is absolutely no better place to do it than the marvelous SDCC! I hope to see you all there!”
Santo Face Poster
Limited edition 11”X17” posters just for SDCC 2017 from the most iconic of names in Lucha Libre from Mexico! (Limited to 250)
Santo 100th Anniversary Poster
Limited edition 18”X24” Santo100th Anniversary Poster from the most iconic name in Mexican Lucha Libre. Celebrate 100 years ofSanto! (Limited to 100)
TEAC Offers Exclusive Nuclear Blast Record Player
“Nuclear Blast Records and TEAC have teamed up for a limited edition run of their classic TN-100B line” comments Gerardo Martinez Nuclear Blast Label Manager. “The model will feature the Nuclear Blast’s Blast Beast ™ graphics, limited edition NB slipmat, and will include state of the art technology that is synonymous with the TEAC name. What better way to enjoy your Nuclear Blast vinyl than with the proper equipment offered by TEAC! We couldn’t be any more excited to be working with such a prestigious company!”
“With our decades of innovation in the turntable space, TEAC is thrilled to partner with Nuclear Blast and their 30 year legacy of consistently delivering a truly audiophile-quality metal experience.” said Eric Larsen, Director of Marketing for TEAC. “Their relentless dedication to vinyl, as well as their audience’s appreciation of this venerated format, make this a natural – and exciting – party for us to attend!”
Pre-order Your NUCLEAR BLAST AMERICA 30 Year Anniversary Turntable by TEAC on our webshop! (nuclearblast.com/teac-turntable)
ABOUT NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS
Independently owned for 30 years and counting, Nuclear Blast Records is synonymous with the worldwide advancement of heavy metal, extreme music, and hard rock. Founded in Donzdorf, Germany in 1987 by Markus Staiger, and headed in the US at the Los Angeles office for over a dozen years by Gerardo Martinez. Nuclear Blast boasts a roster of over 100 bands representing eighteen countries. Their satellite office in Los Angeles has helped build the label’s trusted global reputation with numerous Billboard album chart entries, high-profile tours, and continual signings of new & heritage acts.