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Album artwork for First Dawn debut album “Final Epoch”

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.    

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Bandmill got featured in Helsingin Sanomat

This is old news, I know. but as I just managed to get my website working again properly I got to release this one also. My work got featured in Helsingin Sanomat newspaper! The biggest newspaper in Finland.  I am extremely honored for such feature. For further reading there was also articles in their website: “Pete […]

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Best rock and metal album covers from February to May 2014 part 2

Here’s the second part of my monthly album cover choices. Read the first part from here.  Have a nice summer everyone!  

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Best rock and metal album covers from February to May 2014 part 1

I just gathered all the best covers from February to May and it was such a huge package I decided to divide it into two separate posts. Next one will be published 5th of June  so stay tuned!

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Van Canto interview published

Did this interview with heavymetalartowrk.com! Once again things that I don’t understand (in this case a cappella style music) turns out extremely good when combined with heavy metal. This band is really great so read the interview and check out their latest CD! http://www.heavymetalartwork.com/van-canto.html

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Best rock and metal album covers from January 2014

As we are already turning towards the end of February I thought it was about the time to reveal the best album artwork from January 2014. Once again nice work from various rock and metal bands. It will be a pleasure to see what kind of trends and visual movements we will see throughout the […]

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Best metal and hard rock album covers from July and August 2013

After warm and pleasant summer it’s time to gather up some great metal and hard rock album covers from that period. This post sums up metal album art from July and August. I must say there are some cool stuff from Unshine’s odd fight between an eagle and a wild pork to Locrian’s haunting shopping […]

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Garagedays logo re-design

From Austria hails a mighty metal warriors called Garagedays. I was gladly asked to re-design their old logo and to come up with three different t-shirt designs. I was thrilled ’cause after hearing their upcoming album it was pretty obvious these guys surely know how to bang yours and mine head hard! The producer of […]

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Pete Alander featured in a book “Pandemonium. An Extreme Metal Art Gallery”

Good news! I have been selected as one of the artists for a book about metal art and culture called “Pandemonium. An Extreme Metal Art Gallery“. It is now available as an iPad APP for a special price so all you Apple-freaks go there and give it a shot! There is a few page feature of […]

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Best album covers from May 2013

Album art will never die! What a great statement to start my update from Mays best album covers covering genres such as black metal, progressive metal, mathcore, gothic metal etc. While browsing and searching these covers I was amazed just how good they were. I hope the heat (+30 ºC…) here in Funland didn’t mess up […]

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“Nevermiss” disc design

If you are one of those disc throwers you probably wanna throw the best looking disc available? I took part in contest set by Anabolic Asteroid and received third place with my disc design called “Nevermiss”. Now the disc is placed in their webshop for sale. Go ahead and place your orders: http://www.anabolic-asteroid.net/product/28/nevermiss-1  

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Latest work: logo and poster design for Rockstar

Bandmill got the opportunity (from Metal Music Bookings www.metalmusicbookings.com) to design a logo, flyer and tour poster for an all-star project band called Rockstar. There are former and current members of Judas Priest, Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne and Scorpions and they will play classic songs from their respective bands during a week-long tour of Russia under the banner Rockstar. The tour is called […]

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Best album covers from March 2013

Here we go again with monthly album covers.  Enjoy and feel free to post, share, like and spread the word! Drop a comment if you wish or share your favorite album cover.  

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Best metal album cover picks from February 2013

Here are my picks from February 2013. I did find some very cool covers and I must point out Sacred Steel’s fresh way to promote their brand new album ‘The Bloodhsed Summoning’. It is nice to see something else than those generic dragon slaying covers in the genre of Power Metal. We also have two […]

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