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Tom Salta Composes "Cold Fear"

Artist/Producer creates industrial and orchestral hybrid score for Ubisoft’s action-horror videogame Cold Fear™


New York, February 22nd, 2005 - Combining his expertise in programming and mixing hit records with the highest production values, Tom Salta ( has written the modern, industrial-fused orchestral soundtrack for Cold FearTM (, the new action-horror title from Ubisoft. Developed by Darkworks Studio, the game will launch simultaneously for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft. Cold Fear is scheduled to release in March 2005.

Tom Salta has toured with and worked on numerous platinum-selling releases by a diverse array of artists such as Peter Gabriel, Junior Vasquez, Everything But The Girl, Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston and Sinead O'Connor. In 2004, Tom Salta released his debut solo album 2 Days or Die under the artist name "Atlas Plug." Available through Persist Records, the album features his unique style of anthemic orchestral and electronica rock grooves.

Tom Salta's music is featured in numerous TV shows, film promos and advertisements including the Volvo S40 "Video Game" commercial, Making of Spider-Man 2 on HBO, Making of Anaconda 2 on Cinemax, NBC's Third Watch, UPN's America's Top Model, CBS' Joan Of Arcadia, and MTV's Making the Video and Tough Enough. Tom Salta is managed by Bob Rice of Four Bars Intertainment. For more information on Tom Salta visit

In Cold Fear, players step into the role of Tom Hansen, a U.S. Coast Guard who is sent to board a drifting Russian whaling ship in the middle of a howling storm on the Bering Sea. He arrives only to discover that terrifying surprises await him on the bloodstained decks of the constantly rocking, shifting vessel. Set in a volatile, dynamic environment, players will find themselves overwhelmed by fear as they engage in intense combat with intelligent enemies. Players are sure to be rocked by Cold Fear.

Visit the official Cold Fear website at to hear a preview of Tom Salta's Cold Fear main title music playing during the opening cinematic.

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Tom Salta Press Contact:

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