Nuclear Blast

German independent record label, specialised in metal and related music styles

Nuclear Blast is a record label. It was founded in 1987 by Markus Staiger in Germany. At first, it released hardcore punk records. After a while, they started releasing albums by melodic death metal, grindcore, power metal and black metal bands. Their most successful artists include Blind Guardian, Soilwork, In Flames, Meshuggah, Therion, Dimmu Borgir, Nile, Death, HammerFall, Sonata Arctica, Epica, Wintersun, and Nightwish.

Nuclear Blast
Founded 1987
Founder Markus Staiger
Distributing label Major
Genre Heavy metal
Country of origin Germany
Location Donzdorf, Göppingen
Official website