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Fire & Fantasy

Fire & Fantasy

Heavy Music Artwork 6th installation: Fire & Fantasy is centred around the concept of fantasy, imagination and escapism. No other genre of music explicitly displays such enthusiasm and passion for the fantastical. Both sombre and bright visions adorn album covers. And it goes without saying that bands share the same commitment to their music and lyrics. But we also ask, in the end, what makes metal real?

We have taken the following artist into the rabbit hole: Arch Enemy, The Black Dahlia Murder, Thy Art Is Murder, Cradle of Filth, Alestorm, Wintersun, Belphegor, Accept, Enslaved, Myrkur,…

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Avant-Garde

Avant-Garde

Heavy Music Artwork launches world’s first and only metal and rock art magazine - Issue 5 pre-sell: Avant-GardeFeaturing: Ulver, Sun O))), Skinny Puppy, Wolves In The Throne Room, Tombs, Ghost Bath, Candlemass, Pallbearer, Ihsahn, King Dude, John Garcia, Paul Gregory, Mattias Frisk, Simon Fowler, Samantha Muljat, Trine + Kim Design Studio, Dehn Sora, Fredrik Melby, London Desertfest and more to be announced.

The advance group in any field, especially in the visual, literary, or musical arts, whose works are characterized chiefly by unorthodox and experimental methods.

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Legacy

Legacy

The aging process affects pretty much everything in one way or another; but it may also lead to things being imbued with a sense of timelessness. Ever since I first picked up my brothers Black Sabbath album the sensation has been the same. I was a mere twelve years old, but decades later the emotions were so strong and heartfelt that they have remained with me, unchanged. More than thirty years have passed since I put the needle down on 'Heaven & Hell'. Like crossing the Rubicon, the stage was set – there was no turning back.

We have seen the birth of many new styles and genres; bands…

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Human

Human

The third issue of Heavy Music Artwork is an introspective outlook on music and art. Rock and metal have a long tradition on existential questions. We have revisited the creative journey that our featured artists have taken, avoiding either an analytical or interpretative approach in order to give you the most honest, personal and intimate experience. Metallica’s ‘Hardwired…’ lyrics served as inspiration. “We are so fucked, shit outta luck, Hardwired to self-destruct”. Are we humans really so destructive? Perhaps the abandonment of reason might lead to destructive consequences. Nevertheless,…

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Folklore

Folklore

The second installment of Heavy Music Artwork is dedicated to Folk Art. Often referred to as ‘folklore’, it depicts the traditions of our forefathers: love of and respect for the land, and guidance through communion with earthly mythological gods.

The Heavy Metal Community represents a diverse range of cultures from around the world. Our cultural identity is built in response to our environments; over time, myths and legends grow to tell tales about who we were and are as people, and how we interact with one another. Folk is the tale that unites us all – beyond religion or politics. It helps…

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Dark Nouveau

Dark Nouveau

The first issue is finally out and we feel inspired, happy and accomplished that we; the metal community; have a magazine devoted to the arts and crafts. Of course, the music goes without saying, but we must remember what makes our culture so unique. Artists and musicians have incredible stories to share; abilities, creativity, passion, talent, etc. and we are here to celebrate this. We named and themed this commemorative first issue to Dark Nouveau, in honor of the popular and ever beautiful Art Nouveau. The style has become incredibly popular in adorning album covers, so we felt that it was…

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Heavy Music Artwork

Fire & Fantasy

Fire & Fantasy

September 8, 2017

Avant-Garde

Avant-Garde

May 26, 2017

Legacy

Legacy

March 10, 2017

Human

Human

January 20, 2017

Folklore

Folklore

October 20, 2016

Dark Nouveau

Dark Nouveau

July 20, 2016

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