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BUS

Never Decide by Bill Politis We are a four-piece Heavy Rock band hailing from Athens, Greece, simply known as BUS. (Initials: B for Bus, U for Unknown and S for Secretary). Formed in Athens in 2011, releasing two EPs and a full length ‘The Impious Tapes’ followed by ‘The Cross’ EP 2014, and “The ‘Unknown…

Bewitcher

Under the Witching Cross By Andreas Magus Bewitcher is a three-piece Speed Metal band from Portland, OR. Founded on the fuck you attitude of Motörhead and Venom, and refined by their love for all things Heavy Metal, Bewitcher is an explosive ritual frenzy of sodomistic pain and pleasure. A place where the black metal beginnings…

Beast In Black

From Hell With Love By Yannis Papadopoulos Beast In Black is a five-piece Helsinki based heavy metal band that was formed in 2015. The international line-up consists of Yannis Papadopoulos (vocal), Mate Molnar (bass), Atte Palokangas (drums), Kasperi Heikkinen (guitar) and Anton Kabanen (guitar, vocals). The band released the debut album ‘Berserker’ in 2017 and…

Bastardizer

Dawn of Domination By Bill Morgan Bastardizer was formed in early 2013 in Sydney, Australia with the intention of producing a brand of dirty black thrash n roll that raises fists, induces heads to bang and makes babes go wild. Since then the band has garnered a very strong legion of fans after numerous live…

Asphodelus

Stygian Dreams by Jari Filppu The band started as Cemetery Fog in 2012 and changed the name to Asphodelus in 2014-2015. Asphodelus is death-doom for the lost souls, inspired by the gloominess of the British death/doom, the mysticism of the ancient Greek cult and the depression of the 90’s Finnish death metal. From the start,…

Altar of Oblivion

The Seven Spirits By Martin Meyer Mendelssohn Sparvath Altar of Oblivion was formed in 2005 and play epic doom metal. The band captures the spirit and atmosphere of this underrated genre in a compelling and credible manner. Like skeletons walking a burning tightrope, this Danish act perfectly holds and strikes a balance between the grandiosity of…

Monochromes 2019

Heavy music Artwork is honoured and humbled to dedicate Monochromes 2019 to the artist and visionary Stephen Kasner. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio against a backdrop of grey, undulating skies, Frozen winters and a tapestried shadow of Lake Erie, Stephen’s paintings, drawings and photographs reflect visions of a pre/post-apocalyptic industrial landscape and the struggle…

Aggressive Perfector

Havoc at the Midnight Hour By D. Shaw With one eye on heavy metal’s heritage and the other looking ahead to the impending Armageddon, Aggressive Perfector is classic heavy metal played with fire and fury that cuts deep in our fearful times. Released in 2016, their 4 track tape ‘Satan’s Heavy Metal’ established the band…

Firebreather

Under a Blood Moon by Kyle Pitcher, Axel Wittbeck & Mattias Nööjd HMA: Can you tell us about the musical backgrounds? MN: As a kid, I grew up listening to Twisted Sister, KISS, W.A.S.P, Accept etc. but also my uncle’s ZZ Top albums. When I got a few years older I started listening to Sisters…

We are the Catalyst

Ephemeral By Kenny Boufadene We started back in 2012 after me (Kenny) and Cat decided we no longer wanted to continue in our old band One Without, and started writing songs and testing new styles that we really hadn´t dared earlier but felt was right for us. We also incorporated more of a “message” in…

Visions of Atlantis

Wanderers by Clémentine Delauney We worked on it the same way as we did for ‘The Deep & The Dark’, sending ideas and songs drafts back and forth with our producer Frank Pitters from Silverline Music. Since we had worked together before, everything ran really smoothly and I think this is one of the reasons…

Masterpieces 2019

We brought together the finest album artwork of 2019 100 Artists with 100 Bands on 100 releases With bands and artists commentary Heavy Music Artwork yearly collection of metal artwork. Featuring 100 artists with 100 bands on 100 releases including Dream Theatre, Megadeth, Death Angel, Amon Amarth, Demon Hunter, Atrocity, Avantasia, Beast In Black, Betraying…

Tytus

Rain After Drought by Markey Moon Tytus rises in 2014 from the ashes of the punk rock ’n’ rollers Gonzales, sharing the same line-up. In zero time we came up with the first 7” Ep ‘White Lines’, edited by the 3 labels Ghost Highway (Spain), Kornalcielo (Italy) and Self Destructo (USA). Immediately after we toured…

The End Machine

The End Machine By Jeff Pilson The band features George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob, KXM), Jeff Pilson (Dokken, Dio, Foreigner), Robert Mason (Warrant, Lynch Mob, Cry of Love) and Wild Mick Brown (Dokken, Ted Nugent, Montrose). The whole project started when George approached me (Jeff Pilson) about writing and recording a Jack Russell solo record.…

Seax

Fallout Rituals by Carmine Blades & Derek Jay DJ: My background always seems messed up and backwards to me hahaha. I got into metal around the age of twelve with Metallica. My taste got heavier and heavier from there. As far as joining Seax… Matt Tomasz…the original bassist of Seax is a life long friend…

Oreyeon

Ode To Oblivion By Richard Silvaggio  Formed in 2014 by members of such as Woodwall, Mexican Mud or Army of Angry Youth, Oreyeon made a first impressing impact on the heavy rock scene with their debut ‘Builders of Cosmos’ released back in 2016. The band’s inspirations come from various kinds of the heavy music genre,…

HMA Issue 13

13th Installation line-up Mortiis, My Dying Bride, Apocalyptica, Demons & Wizards, Dawn of Disease, KMFDM, Downfall Of Gaia, Månegarm, Midnight, Burning Witches, Svart Crown, God Dethroned Credo quia Absurdum, David Ocampo, Fabrice Lavollay, Guillaume Tocco, Jesus Lhysta, Lia Vé, Marcos Miller, Mitchell Nolte, Nanda Dika S, Przemek Galert, Seldon Hunt, Vladislav Cadaversky Ethically sourced and FSC approved Vegetable-based inks 100 high gloss pages Perfect PUR binding on 250gsm cover FEBRUARY 2020 Release Get our products herehttps://store.heavymusicartwork.com

Ketzer

Cloud Collider By David Gruber Based in Cologne, Ketzer (“heretic” in German) is comprised of five individuals who joined together as teenagers to release Satan’s Boundaries Unchained(2009). Hailed as one of the best blackened Thrash Metal records of recent years, the quintet’s debut launched them out of the underground and onto some of Germany’s most…

Big | Brave

A Gaze Among Them By Robin Wattie Mathieu and I started out as roommates, jamming together with acoustic instruments in our living room with friends. I had just started teaching myself how to play the guitar and once I started jamming with Mathieu, he gave me some pointers and taught me some unconventional chord shapes…