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“The Walking Dead”/Skybound Entertainment Team up with Nuclear Blast for a Special Edition Music CD Sampler!

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Skybound Entertainment is excited to celebrate its 5th anniversary as a company with one of the coolest crossovers happenings at Comic-Con this year, the “Walking Dead”/Skybound-Nuclear Blast CD sampler featuring brand new tracks from Nuclear Blast artists including Slayer, Fear Factory, Children Of Bodom and many more!


ComicCon“The entire Skybound Entertainment team is excited to partner with Nuclear Blast and their stellar line up of artists on this special edition sampler CD available at San Diego Comic-Con. We’re looking forward to providing a soundtrack for fans of ‘The Walking Dead’ and Skybound universe,” shared Shawn Kirkham, Director of Business Development for Skybound Entertainment.


Gerardo Martinez, Nuclear Blast Label Manager, added, “To keep with the tradition of amazing cross-overs and collaborations for SDCC, this year we’ve hooked up with our friends at Skybound Entertainment who are celebrating 5 years as a company for an amazing “The Walking Dead” style music CD sampler with some of the newest and upcoming Nuclear Blast artists’ songs! “The Walking Dead” and Nuclear Blast, the perfect marriage made in HELL!!!”


Fans in attendance are encouraged to visit the Skybound Entertainment booth (#2729), as well as the Nuclear Blast/Stern Pinball/KVH toys/JSR Merchandising booth (#501) starting Wednesday, July 8th to pick up a FREE CD sampler and check out the latest releases from both companies!


About Skybound Entertainment


Skybound logoIn 2010, “The Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman saw an opportunity to start a company that would nurture creators and give them resources to produce content while retaining creative control of their properties. Partnering with longtime collaborator, and fellow executive producer of “The Walking Dead” David Alpert, Skybound Entertainment was born.


Since opening its doors, Skybound Entertainment has grown into a multiplatform entertainment company. CEO Robert Kirkman is creator of the award-winning The Walking Dead comic book series, the inspiration for the hit TV show of the same name where he serves as creator and executive producer. To date “The Walking Dead” is the #1 show on television among the coveted 18-49 demographic. Kirkman and Alpert will also executive produce the upcoming “Walking Dead companion series for AMC.


Skybound also creates a wide range of merchandise, including Superfight, its first tabletop card game, apparel, board games, and action figures. For more information, please visit Skybound online at and


About Nuclear Blast Records

Nuclear Blast logoIndependently owned for 27 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, 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. 

For more information about the label and its artists, visit