CARY, N.C. – February 10, 2011 - Developers of the post-apocalyptic massively multiplayer online game (MMO), Fallen Earth , today announced a partnership with Nuclear Blast Records the world’s largest independent heavy-metal record label. With plans to incorporate several of the label’s popular tracks into the game, developers have alerted players that life in the wasteland is about to get a little more metal.
In the next month, developers plan to uncover a brand new underground bunker bar in game, introducing Nuclear Blast Radio and featuring hit tracks from several of the label’s artists including Meshuggah, Soilwork and Testament.
“We listen to so much of Nuclear Blast’s music at the office,” said Senior Game Designer for Fallen Earth, Marie Croall. “This is an awesome opportunity to share our favorite music with our players.”
According to developers, artists and tracks featured on Nuclear Blast Radio will cycle out periodically, offering a new variety for listeners.
Nuclear Blast USA’s Label Manager Gerardo Martínez comments on the partnership: “The music and gaming worlds are natural allies. Luckily, we’re working with game developers who know quality music. Get ready to hear the sounds of Fallen Earth on tour busses across the country!”
By means of the new partnership, several upcoming promotions and artist Q&A sessions have been planned for Fallen Earth.
About Fallen Earth, LLC
Formed in 2003, FALLEN EARTH, LLC is a special purpose entity born out of Icarus Studios dedicated to the production of the independently produced and published massively multiplayer online game (MMO) unlike any other, Fallen Earth. Set in the Grand Canyon in 2156 and mixing first-person shooter-style action with role-playing game design, Fallen Earth allows players to explore a post-apocalyptic world through crafting, trading, and scavenging. Fallen Earth is rated “M” for “Mature” by the ESRB. For more information on Fallen Earth, visit www.fallenearth.com.
About Nuclear Blast Records
Independently owned for 24 years, Nuclear Blast Records GmbH is synonymous with the worldwide advancement of heavy metal & extreme music. Founded in Donzdorf, Germany in 1987, NBR boasts a 94-band roster representing over sixteen different metal genres and eighteen countries. Their North American satellite office in Los Angeles has helped build the label’s trusted global reputation with high-profile tours, numerous Billboard chart entries, and continual signings of new & heritage acts to their roster.