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Legacy

Legacy

March 10, 2017

Heavy Music Artwork forth installation. The endless, the unageing, the timeless. This issue we look at the enduring legacy of...

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Human

Human

January 20, 2017

The third issue of Heavy Music Artwork is an introspective outlook on music and art. Rock and metal have a...

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Folklore

Folklore

October 20, 2016

The second installment of Heavy Music Artwork is dedicated to Folk Art. Often referred to as ‘folklore’, it depicts the...

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Dark Nouveau

Dark Nouveau

July 20, 2016

The first issue is finally out and we feel inspired, happy and accomplished that we; the metal community; have a...

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Dan Mumford

Dan Mumford

February 10, 2017

The Beauty of Storytelling I started out with a healthy interest in comics, scifi and fantasy when I was younger, so...

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Matt Vickerstaff

Matt Vickerstaff

February 7, 2017

Morbid Angel was my baptism of fire I hated school, I hated pretty much every moment of it really. The only...

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Adam Burke

Adam Burke

February 3, 2017

Awestruck by beauty and imagination I don’t really have much art training. I grew up in and near the woods in...

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Costin Chioreanu

Costin Chioreanu

January 31, 2017

Illustrating the unseen The artistic world of Romanian visionary, Costin Chioreanu, is inhabited by dreams, surreal imagery, magic, mysticism, philosophical introspection...

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Ron English

Ron English

January 26, 2017

Rock Propaganda I have a master’s degree in Fine Art and art history. I was always a fan of heavy metal...

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Maxime Taccardi

Maxime Taccardi

January 23, 2017

Let there be blood To write a short bio, I studied art in college, my master thesis was about the monstrosity...

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David Potvin

David Potvin

January 19, 2017

Art is Resistance I've always drawn; maybe first because I didn’t want to face a part of the reality around me...

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Steve Myles

Steve Myles

January 16, 2017

Draws and drums Steve Myles is an illustrator from Leeds UK, he co-runs the independent clothing label/art collective Pyre Climber with...

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Pallbearer: The artwork of 'Heartless'

Pallbearer: The artwork of 'Heartless'

March 19, 2017

Initially formed in 2008, Pallbearer grew from the fertile underground metal scene of Little Rock, Arkansas - releasing their debut full length ‘Sorrow and Extinction’ in early 2012. The record made an immediate and immense impact on die-hard doom fans and metal critics alike, also forming the four piece fans outside of the metal scene. Hailed by Rolling Stone as...

Heavy Music Artwork at the Heavy Music Awards

Heavy Music Artwork at the Heavy Music Awards

March 14, 2017

With great honor, we would like to announce that yours truly Alex Milazzo at Heavy Music Artwork is now part of the judging panel at the Heavy Music Awards. I like to thank the organizing team for the opportunity. I also like to remind everyone that we are still taking entries for our art book scheduled to be released this fall...

Calling all artists: HMA Book release this fall

Calling all artists: HMA Book release this fall

March 2, 2017

We are delighted to announce Heavy Music Artwork first book release. If you like to express an interest in taking part, please email us directly on alex@heavymusicartwork.com. We are gathering all queries and submissions. To accompany your artwork, the book in itself will be a work of art. With the highest attention to detail, elegantly showcasing your work and your...

The Satanic Temple's Salem Art Gallery, with Blood-Painting Surrealist VINCENT CASTIGLIA, Present 'Sanguine Spring'

The Satanic Temple's Salem Art Gallery, with Blood-Painting Surrealist VINCENT CASTIGLIA, Present 'Sanguine Spring'

February 14, 2017

Salem Art Gallery - the headquarters and cultural center of The Satanic Temple, Salem, MA (64 Bridge St.) - is pleased to present "Sanguine Spring", a selection of large-scale paintings, limited editions and sculpture by world renowned artist VINCENT CASTIGLIA. The exhibition is inspired by the idea that Romans viewed February as a time of purification and honoring one's ancestors...

HEXVESSEL release concert short film

HEXVESSEL release concert short film

February 9, 2017

In early 2016 HEXVESSEL released their 3rd album “When We Are Death”, praised by media worldwide. Prog Magazine UK called it “a vision quest filled with wonder and baleful energy” and Kerrang honored it with a 4K review: “Marrying the retrofied experimentalism of King Crimson to the hazy musicality of Hawkwind…” The band simply calls it psychedelic forest folk. One of the...

WINTERSUN: The story behind 'The Forest Seasons'

WINTERSUN: The story behind 'The Forest Seasons'

January 26, 2017

'This album is more primitive and organic than I normally like to do, but still modern, melodic, epic, bombastic yet also dark -  and dare I say even shocking and we love it! It is new and different, because I don't like doing the same thing over and over, but it's still very much a WINTERSUN album - although WINTERSUN...

MEMORIAM: Artist Dan Seagrave talks 'FOR THE FALLEN' cover

MEMORIAM: Artist Dan Seagrave talks 'FOR THE FALLEN' cover

January 23, 2017

The secret has been lifted! Old school death metallers, MEMORIAM, are set to unleash their debut album.The album's impressive artwork was created by Dan Seagrave (Benediction, Dismember, Hypocrisy, Suffocation and many more). Dan Seagrave stated on the cover artwork: "Starting from the bands thoughts on visualising a kind of funeral procession with a theme of combat, war and in conjunction with...

Top Ten Best Metal Album Covers from 2016

Top Ten Best Metal Album Covers from 2016

January 17, 2017

One year of great albums and artwork behind us. What frightens me a bit, is a fact that people born in 2000 are now turning 17! I feel like getting a bit old but nevertheless, goodbye 2016 and hellcome 2017. I hope we can enjoy even better music and art than last year. After struggling decision process combined with a huge amount of liqueur and...

Ghost photo portraits now available

Ghost photo portraits now available

November 24, 2016

To boost our current campaign we decided to add a new perk, something that all Ghost devotees will find truly irresistible. The new perk is 4 amazing A4 Ghost Portraits printed on quality 380mic think pulp paper. https://igg.me/at/hma-metallica-issue/x/13885736 

HMA offers Free photo book with every contribution Feat. Ghost, King Diamond, Behemoth, Marilyn Manson and more

HMA offers Free photo book with every contribution Feat. Ghost, King Diamond, Behemoth, Marilyn Manson and more

November 11, 2016

We have added a free mini book to every perk on the new campaign. The A5 book includes photos of Ghost, King Diamond, Behemoth, Carcass, Mayhem, Abbath, Lordi, Gaahl, Soulfly, Ministry, Testament, Arch Enemy, Butcher Babies and Marilyn Manson. As always quality is second to none. Cover printed on 300gsm silk paper and pages on 170gsm silk paper.  Campaign link below: https://igg.me/at/hma-metallica-issue/x/13885736 

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