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 […]
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I was rating and choosing best albums of 2014 to the worlds leading heavy metal artwork website Heavy Metal Artwork (www.heavymetalartwork.com). It was hard to pick yet all the albums included were true classics. Check out my and other contributors choices including Judas Priest, Brother Firetribe, Septicflesh, Behemoth, Billy Idol, Fallujah, Devin Townsend, Solstafir and […]
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 […]
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 […]
Before my annual Best of 2014 listing it’s time to reveal the rest of missing bunch from October to December. There was so many to choose from, except December which once again seemed to have less releases yet November had many interesting albums. So without any further commentary check these amazing album covers and feel free […]
French heavy metal band Stonecast was formed by Franck and Cazu in Marseille, with an aim of creating their own sonic dimension, strong in identity and personality. The band’s debut album, ‘Inherited Hell’, was unleashed in 2009 and was backed by a series of powerful live shows. The peak of the album’s intensity being in […]
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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. […]