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!”
TEAC comments: “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!”
About TEAC TEACCorporation has been a world leader in recording technology for over five decades. From simple magnetic recording devices to sophisticated digital and optical equipment, CD and DVD printers, TEAC has created a wide variety of innovative products for creating and enjoying music, as well as disk printing, publishing, industrial and aerospace applications.
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ABOUT EL SANTO
Without a doubt El Santo is the biggest name in all of Lucha Libre (Mexican Wrestling). Debuting in 1934,EL SANTO became the biggest name in the sport of Lucha Libre. Expanding his greatness not only on the wrestling ring but on the silver screen, he starred in nearly 100 films that dealt with vampire women, Werewolves, criminals and many more. His popularity and charisma with people was so massive that his movies became instant hits with the people and not to mention regarded as the #1 most iconic Mexican wrestler of all time. EL SANTO passed away in 1984 but not before passing the torch his son and heir to the throne; EL HIJO DEL SANTO. Debuting in 1982 EL HIJO DEL SANTO had a huge responsibility to carry with the legendary Silver mask and the name that people grew up with, but like a true real life hero he took the challenge head on and has been able to forge an illustrious career on and off the wrestling ring. EL HIJO DEL SANTO has been able to take Lucha Libre to a whole new level. He has taken the sport to different countries on numerous occasions and most notable for the first time ever in history had a wrestling event at the world known Louvre Museum in Paris France, where he was one of the contenders. Regarded as one of the best ever in the sport and respected by his peers, EL HIJO DEL SANTO has been able to decorate his career with many records, championships and achievements. As EL HIJO DEL SANTO’s wrestling career is coming to an end his son SANTO JR is taking on the Challenge his father once had and continuing the legacy of the Silver Masked Man and promising to take the third generation of this character and tradition to new levels.
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ABOUT STERN PINBALL Stern Pinball, Inc., headquartered just outside Chicago, Illinois, is the oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games in the world. Stern Pinball‘s highly talented creative and technical teams design, engineer and manufacture a full line of popular pinball games, merchandise and accessories. Recent Sterntitles include Star Wars, Batman ’66, Ghostbusters, Game of Thrones, WWE WrestleMania,The Walking Dead, Mustang, Star Trek, Metallica, The Avengers, X-Men, AC/DC, Tron, Transformers, Avatar, Iron Man, Batman, Spiderman and many more! All of Stern Pinball‘s games are crafted by hand and assembled by Stern Pinball’s expert team. A broad range of players enjoy Stern’s games from professional pinball players that compete in high-stakes international competitions around the globe to novice players who are discovering the allure of the silver ball for the first time. To join the fun and learn more, please visit www.sternpinball.com.
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ABOUT JSR DIRECT MERCHANDISE JSR Merchandising is a full service merchandising company for the entertainment industry. From screen printed t-shirts, to bobbleheads and everything in between. We help performers promote themselves through affordable, quality merchandise. Contact a sales rep to see how JSR can help you to promote with some of the best looking merchandise in the industry.
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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.