I will be featured in ‘Arte Arcana’ -book published by Heavy Music Artwork. Presell now open: https://heavymusicartwork.bigcartel.com/product/arte-arcana Arte Divina highlighted divinity and the holy act of creativity. Arte Arcana focus on the dark side of the arts from whatever philosophical source artists draw their inspiration. Speaking across cultures and traditions is difficult to say what can […]
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It is Summer and time to add some fun to my so very serious posts. I gathered a bunch of absolutely horrible DVD bootleg covers from various artists. Mainly from the hard rock/metal genre. A few word about bootlegs. According to Wikipedia “A bootleg recording is an audio or video recording of a performance that […]
Metal for Men and Metal pour Femme by K.K. Downing. A new fragrances series by guitar legend K.K. Downing was launched late 2014. I was asked to enhance the visual identity and marketing strategy for this product. I came up with bunch of ideas for graphics and the tagline “Be More. Be Metal.” which I believe […]
Since the late 1960s, the imagery of the heavy metal genre has been closely connected with the music itself. Classic albums evoke memories of famous cover artwork; metal bands have become forever synonymous with their iconic logos; and landmark live shows have led to instantly recognizable gig posters that embody the time, place, and passion […]
Funny album covers from 2014 Here we have once again, all the funniest album covers from previous year. Remember, most of them are here on purpose, they have been designed with tongue-in-cheek attitude hoping to get to lists like this. Most of these albums are also musically top-notch stuff and great albums indeed. Some covers are just […]
25 best heavy metal and hard rock album covers from 2014! It is time to reveal the best album covers from past year 2014. I carefully selected 25 of them from my previous posts around the year yet there were many left out bubblin’ under. Enjoy these and stay tuned for my next post which will reveal the […]
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Swedish metal/thrash with a touch of worldwide chaos! NUCLEAR SALVATION started as a studioproject in 2010 by Daniel Jonasson and Markus Svensson. Their goal was to record and release a full-lenght album and they also started their own recordlabel Skinforge Records. During the recording of their debut album, “The Beginning Of The End”, singer Benjamin Stigestad […]
Album art for Jordi Sandalinas Electric Project “Sons of Orion” by Pete Alander/Bandmill The famous Spanish guitarist Jordi Sandalis launches new album “Sons of Orion” and I was asked to create the album cover and web banners for upcoming tour. Check out his Facebook page and give a Like!
Mixtrak Studios came out of Smallhouse studios that was a professional recording studio founded in 1995 in Malmoe/Sweden. Both studios was founded by Anders Hahne a musician and guitar player in the metal cult band Syron Vanes. Bandmill designed a new logo for the company. The brief included it needed to look like a serious business […]
Magnotauro is an independent heavy metal band from Mexico City, formed in September 2014. The creature rose from the ashes of Domine Nation, which formed in the winter of 2009. The first members are José Luis Ruíz and Azael Cedillo, sharing guitar & vocal duties, while Gustavo Marín plays the drums. In March 2013, Martín […]
Kiss of the Dolls logo and website by Bandmill Kiss of the Dolls is a Latvian based hard rock group to which I designed a new logo and did a minor facelift to their WordPress based website.
When I was a young boy starting out in this business I was really fascinated about visual identites and branding. Somehow all the stuff I read from Graphics books etc. communicated with me and I couldn’t wait to get real work from real clients. Before that happened I doodle up fictitious visual identities to fictitious clients. […]
First Dawn is dark and gloomy black metal band from Finland. I designed the album artwork for their debut album, which was already released earlier 2014 in their Bancamp-page.
Jupiter Falls are a Rock/Hard Rock band from Leeds, UK. They are a young 5-piece band from Leeds, England. Formed only in July 2013, the band consists of lead vocalist James Hart, Lead Guitarist Deano Silk, Rhythm Guitarist Danny Backhouse, Bass Guitarist Matty Geary and Drummer Lewie Lewington. I designed a new logo for them earlier […]