LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the success of Law & Audio, the production music industry's first ever crime-focused catalog, multi-award winning composer James S. Levine and Extreme Music, the production music arm of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, announce the release of Gore & Audio, a modern horror series guaranteed to make your blood run cold.

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Gore & Audio capitalizes on the television and movie industry's neo-horror gold rush and delivers an unprecedented production music series of deeply disturbing spine-chilling sounds.

In order to capture the heart-stopping sound of darkness, Levine has inducted a cult of horror composers possessed with the very darkest of souls whose credits include: American Horror Story, Death Valley, Nip Tuck, Hannibal, The Ring, The Ring 2, Hansel and Gretel, Witch Hunters, The Fourth Kind, Season of the Witch, Disturbia, Beneath The Darkness, Secret Window and Fear: Outlander.

"With the success of Law & Audio I saw an obvious void for narrative driven modern production music created by composers who live in the worlds they score - content creators hear the difference," said founder Levine.  "Gore & Audio was a natural evolution for us and targets the horror genre with a relevant, contemporary and, most importantly, unique voice."

"As always, Jimmy comes up with another totally original and authentic offering," said Russell Emanuel, CEO/President Extreme Music. "Gore & Audio is so packed with evil it takes fear to a whole new level; you'd better be wearing brown pants when you listen to this stuff!"

The first four release in the series: Torture & Terror, Ghosts & Lost Souls, Madness & Psychosis and Nightmares & Torment  are available for licensing exclusively at www.extrememusic.com

About James S. Levine

Composer James S. Levine is best known for his scores to the ground-breaking television series American Horror Story, Nip/Tuck, Damages, Glee and cable's most successful scripted drama, The Closer. Levine's career began in Boston where he gained recognition as a pianist and advertising composer. A passion for scoring film and television brought Levine West where he began work with world-renowned composer and scoring pioneer Hans Zimmer. This mentorship and collaboration led to Levine composing additional music for such films as Pearl Harbor, Something's Gotta Give, Madagascar, and a co-scoring credit for Gore Verbinski's The Weatherman. On his own, Levine has earned numerous independent film and television credits. Levine's work can be heard on the top grossing Blue Collar Comedy Tour DVD series and the award winning IMAX-3D feature Roar: Lions of the Kalahari. Levine scored Ryan Murphy's screen adaptation of Augusten Burrough's best-selling memoir Running With Scissors and is also currently scoring TNT's latest hit drama series Rizzoli and Isles and USA's Royal Pains.

About Extreme Music:

World-renowned as the "Bad Boys of the Industry," Extreme, the Production Music Library arm of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, have made it their duty to change the face of library music. Since exploding onto the scene in 1997, these production music zeitgeists have consistently delivered an industry-quaking catalogue that leaves their competition sleeping with the lights on and establishes them as the undisputed masters in their field. Their unrivalled A-list packed roster famously boasts names such as Quincy Jones, Hans Zimmer, Sir George Martin, Snoop Dogg, Rodney Jerkins, Robbie Nevil, Junkie XL, Paul Oakenfold, Mark Mothersbaugh, Boris Blank, Timbaland, Michael Giacchino, James S. Levine, Xzibit and Vince Clarke to name a few.

Users addicted to Extreme include music supervisors for hit shows such as Smash, Up All Night, New Girl, Glee, Revenge, 30 Rock, Mad Men and The Office; blockbusters and trailers including Battleship, The Three Stooges, Dark Shadows, The Help, Contraband, Brave, Mirror Mirror and Twilight Saga: Eclipse; and memorable advertising campaigns for Coca Cola, EA, Virgin Atlantic, Land Rover, Target, Apple and AT&T.  For more information, go to www.extrememusic.com

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