9 July 2013 - London, UK/… Following the recent announcement of Joe Satriani, Andrew W.K. and Misha Mansoor of Periphery appearing as heroic assists within the game, today Eternal Descent unveils the real-world musicians who will appear as boss characters when Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes arrives on iOS platforms on 17 July 2013.
Evil Disco Storm bringer, Wayne Static (Static-X) returns to electrify the city streets, leaving a wasteland in his wake.
> Beware: High Voltage!
> Original Voice Acting and SFX Performances.
> Collaborated on unique Boss Theme featuring 'Pighammer' audio masters.
> Reprising his role from the Eternal Descent comic series ( Vol.1 #4 )
Metal Master Michael Amott (Arch Enemy, Spiritual Beggars) commands his Khaos Legions at the gates of hell.
> Imbued with Khaos Magic and Hellfire!
> Original Guitar performances from Arch Enemy's 'Khaos Legions'.
> Collaborated on unique Boss Theme based on 'Yesterday is Dead And Gone'.
> Reprising his role from the Eternal Descent comic series (Vol.2 #5-6 )
Fight your way through to the depths of the underworld and face a mysterious final boss.
> Dark Lord of the Pit!
> Original Guitars and theme by ED creator Llexi Leon.
IDW Publishing will be hosting additional Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes' promotions at the IDW Publishing booth #2643 at Comic-Con International: San Diego, from Thursday 18 July to Sunday 21 July 2013, including signings from Periphery’s Misha Mansoor & Eternal Descent's creator, Llexi Leon. An SDCC exclusive Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes collectable ’10-Doh’ game cartridge will be available from Squid Kids Ink booth #5150.
Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes will be available on 17 July on iTunes for £1.99, with a series of updates and expansions planned throughout the year. Android, PC and home console versions of Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes are planned throughout 2014.
About Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes
Developed by London-based PLA Studios, Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes explores the unholy alliance that has long existed between the worlds of heavy metal and fantasy comics. Brainchild of British guitarist and comic creator Llexi Leon, Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes is an action-packed, 3D scrolling endless brawler. Carve a path through hordes of daemonic minions and fight your way to Hell – all to a killer soundtrack. Set in a fantasy universe where lost souls lurk in every shadow and darkness veils sinister designs, heavy metal could be the key to salvation... or the gateway to destruction!
In addition to a cast of original characters, Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes will feature appearances and original performances from Joe Satriani, Arch Enemy, Wayne Static, Periphery, Andrew W.K., and many more rock/metal music acts appearing through regular updates. Numerous real-world instrument brands such as ESP, Jackson and Dean Guitars have endorsed Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes, allowing the game to accurately portray cameo musicians with their signature instruments for real shred guitar action!
To request a review copy of Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes, please contact:
Stu Taylor and Tor Watson at Dead Good Media
T: +44 (0)7780 600 728
About Eternal Descent
Originally a virtual band formed in 2004, Eternal Descent features regular collaborations with the biggest names in rock and metal. Expanding from comics and graphic novels into soundtracks, animation, games, and incredible cross-branded merchandise including limited edition ESP guitars, Digitech effects pedals and DiMarzio accessories featuring iconic illustrations of the most popular characters.
About PLA Studios
PLA Studios is a London-based developer dedicated to creating engaging and innovative games across web, console, mobile and social platforms.