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Data Design replaces EA Games in the 2006 Golden Gods Fourth Annual Awards Show



Stourbridge, England, June 7, 2006, - Data Design are pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting their EARACHE EXTREME METAL RACING title at the fourth annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards, taking place on June 12 at London's Koko venue. As part of the deal, Earache Extreme Metal Racing will be played live on stage between Lordi, the Finish Eurovision winner and a member of the audience. This awards will also premiere the Playstation2 version of Earache Extreme Metal Racing. Music fans, guest and bands will be able to play the game on 5 pods placed around the venue.

"For the past 2 years EA Games have sponsored this awards show and the big screen competition has been played with one of their titles, we are obviously ecstatic that this year Earache Extreme Metal Racing has been picked to be this years race to the death. It is only appropriate that a game based on the bands and containing the best in real metal music should be played at the years, best of the industry", commented Stewart Green, MD Data Design Interactive

"can you add a quote please thanks, commented Chris Ingham, Publisher of Metal Hammer magazine EARACHE EXTREME METAL RACING uniquely was conceived and created by 15 year old Gothic metaller Sky Nash and all started as a possible way to not only keep her amused but potentially to dissuade her from following her overworked father into a gaming career.

EARACHE EXTREME METAL RACING is a joint partnership between Earache Records with Metro 3D, a leading Value Price video games publisher, in conjunction with the games developer Data Design Interactive. PC version due for shipping on 7th July 2006, PlayStation2 28th July 2006 and PSP Q4 2006.

EARACHE EXTREME METAL RACING will feature ten evil Earache racing teams burning a lot more than rubber through hell and other wastelands. Along with themed tracks from the combatants on the starting grid there'll also be a plethora of extreme Earache classics making up the soundtrack of the game from such luminaries as Napalm Death, At The Gates, Cathedral, The Haunted, Hate Eternal, Cult Of Luna, Beecher, Urkraft, Anata, Mistress, Severe Torture and many others.

EARACHE ARTISTS CONFIRMED AS RACING 'TEAMS' :

Mortis, Deicide, Morbid Angel, Akercocke, Decapitated, Biomechanical, Munipal Waste, The Berzerker, Linea 77, Society 1.

Screenshots and Info: http://www.earacheextrememetalracing.com

Demo available www.6-6-06.co.uk

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS 2006 AWARDS OR

METAL HAMMER MAGAZINE PLEASE CONTACT:

Dan Walsh @ The Incubator Amelia Ryan @ The Incubator Tel: +44 (0) 20 8744 8061

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About Metal Hammer
Now in its fourth year, this year's awards coincide with the 20th anniversary of Metal Hammer magazine, which has long been the only magazine for fans of heavy rock and metal music. From its beginnings in 1986, Metal Hammer has constantly been at the forefront of extreme music and continues to pave the way and defend the faith for the alternative rock music scene. Daring to cover music genres and artists others fear to, Metal Hammer magazine has risen to become an institution in rock music over the years. The dedication of the magazine to its readers and its integrity sets it apart from the rest of the market, something that was reflected in the recent ABC announcement, which saw Metal Hammer magazine increase its year-on-year circulation a staggering 15%, which equates to a 50% circulation rise in the last 2 years alone.

About Earache Records:
Earache Records is renown for kick-starting the worldwide Extreme Metal scene, which originated during the late 80's from the Nottingham, UK apartment of label founder Digby Pearson. Digby discovered and released the first band that popularized and was synonymous with the Extreme Metal scene-Napalm Death. This was followed by the release of such extreme music luminaries and genre defining acts as Carcass, Morbid Angel, Godflesh, Entombed and Cathedral. In more recent years the new wave of Extreme Metal artists on the label have included Mortiis, Decapitated, The Berzerker and Deicide. For almost 20 years Earache has maintained its reputation for releasing groundbreaking original acts and is rightly proud of its status as one of the few truly independent record labels still in the Industry.

About Green Solutions Ltd:
Green Solutions Ltd manages the production of interactive products for the entertainment industry. From game design to final production on PC, Console or Online. We employ the best skills for a job either outsourced or internally through our fully owned studios, Data Design Interactive develops, Artworld Studios for computer animation and Metro3D publishes. We design playable games at affordable prices, to appeal to everyone. GSL owns the popular MYTH MAKERS and KIDZ SPORTS brands and the publishing rights to the GODS development system. Advergaming.com is the market leader for in game advertising and custom games.

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