SL9 debuts with BREAKING BAD and THE WALKING DEAD

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Record label imprint SPACELAB9 debuts with the vinyl releases for the official score to AMC/Sony Pictures Entertainment's hit drama BREAKING BAD as well as the soundtrack to AMC's record-breaking series, THE WALKING DEAD.

Coming to planet earth during November 2013, record label imprint Spacelab9 makes its debut with vinyl releases for the official score to AMC and Sony Pictures Entertainment’s hit series and Emmy® winning drama BREAKING BAD followed by the official soundtrack to multi-award winning fan-favorite drama series THE WALKING DEAD. A limited picture disc LP edition for each will be available exclusively from lifestyle retail giant HOT TOPIC, hitting store shelves on November 26th and December 3rd respectively, available while supplies last.

This marks the first time that “BREAKING BAD (Original Score From The Television Series)” will be offered on vinyl format. The 2-disc set features nearly one hour of original music composed by Dave Porter, including the now-iconic “Breaking Bad Main Title Theme.”

“AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD (official soundtrack Vol.1)” also makes its vinyl debut, featuring tracks from composer Bear McCreary and artists Jamie N. Commons, Voxhaul Broadcast, Baby Bee, Fink, Lauren Cohan (Maggie Greene) & Emily Kinney (Beth Greene) as well as multiplatinum Icelandic artists Of Monsters and Men.

Conceived of by music industry veteran Dave Amcher and staffed by fellow record collectors, film buffs and all-around fanboy fanatics, SPACELAB9 takes a 360 view of music and pop culture fandom with a wide variety of merchandise in the works. Amcher speaks enthusiastically about the prospects for the new imprint. “Most of us involved with SL9 have worked together running traditional record labels since the mid-1990s. Many a Monday morning has been spent taking turns showing off the spoils from the previous weekend’s plundering of record shows, comic-cons, horror conventions, indie-movie screenings and game pre-sales followed by the inevitable discussion about how we would love to spend more time creating cool merchandise outside of the boundaries of the traditional music industry, given the opportunity. The recent sale of one of our popular label imprints presented just such an opportunity so that’s exactly what we intend to do. Records, art prints, t-shirts and apparel, even action figures and model kits. If it’s fun and it’s something that we would love to own as fans, we’ll consider it. We’re leaving no possibilities off the table.”

For the latest news and updates on what’s cooking at SPACELAB9 including limited editions and web store-only exclusives, head over to http://www.spacelab9.com and subscribe to the email list or follow on Twitter @SPACELAB9.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

About Breaking Bad: Critically-acclaimed as one of the best shows on television, Breaking Bad has garnered ten Prime time Emmy® Award wins including 2013 winner for Outstanding Drama Series and a Peabody, and been named to the American Film Institute’s (AFI) list of the “Top 10 Programs of the Year” (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012). Three-time Emmy® winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Bryan Cranston leads an unforgettable ensemble including 2010 and 2012 Emmy® winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Aaron Paul, 2013 Emmy® winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Anna Gunn, Dean Norris, Betsy Brandt, RJ Mitte and Bob Odenkirk. In addition to Vince Gilligan, the series is executive produced by Oscar® winner Mark Johnson and Michelle MacLaren, and co-executive produced by Melissa Bernstein, Sam Catlin, Peter Gould, Thomas Schnauz, George Mastras and Moira Walley-Beckett.

About The Walking Dead: The Walking Dead is an American television drama series developed by Frank Darabont and is based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, one of the most successful and popular series of all time. AMC’s The Walking Dead captures the ongoing human drama following a zombie apocalypse. The series follows a group of survivors led by police officer Rick Grimes, played by Andrew Lincoln (Love Actually, Teachers, Strike Back), who are travelling in search of a safe and secure home. The series has been very well received by both fans and critics, having been nominated for countless awards including a Writers Guild of America Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series Drama. The series has also attained strong Nielsen ratings, beating various records for a cable series, including receiving 10.9 million viewers for its season three premiere to become the most watched basic cable telecast in history. Jon Bernthal (The Pacific, Ghost Rider), Rick’s sheriff’s department partner before apocalypse and Sarah Wayne Callies (Prison Break) is Rick’s wife Lori Grimes. Additional cast include: Lori Holden, Steven Yuen, Norman Reedus, Jeffrey DeMunn, Chandler Riggs, Iron E. Singleton and Melissa McBride. Guest stars include: Lauren Cohan, Scott Wilson and Pruitt Taylor Vince.

About Spacelab9: Come all ye pop culture fans, film and tv freaks, record collectors, comic fanatics, thrill seekers and escapees of the mundane... With their sights set on galactic conquest, SPACELAB9 has arrived to bring your favorite TV, Film, Comic and Pop Culture icons to life with deluxe edition vinyl records, posters and high quality art prints, web store exclusives and more. Enter the spacelab and see what thrills await…

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