Born in New Orleans and raised in the San Francisco bay area, Dave Correia has been drawing his entire life. At an early age, he was administered a steady dosage of comic books, horror films and video games; all of which have had strong influences on his artistic style today. His drawings are often tedious(…)
Maciej Kamuda was born in Jelenia Góra (Poland) in 1987. He holds a Master of Fine Arts from Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow (Department of Graphics). He does illustration, art, album cover designs, comic books, t-shirt designs and more.
Besides being one of the most successful heavy metal bands in history, Iron Maiden are perhaps best known for their iconic artwork featuring skeleton-like mascot Eddie (aka Eddie the Head). Formed in 1975, the band has released some 37 albums since then, all of which have had impressive cover art featuring Eddie in one guise(…)
There have been but a few artists that have ever truly struck a chord with me. The first one was Salvador Dali. I was hooked on surrealism and art from the moment I first laid eyes on The Persistence of Memory. I devoured his work, read everything I could about him and surrealism. The next(…)
Considering how popular each of them are on their own (see, for example, hipsters and viking metal), it’s not surprising that the combination of skulls and beards has caught on as well. Whether it’s fine art, band logos, concert posters, t-shirts, or advertising, bearded skulls seem to be everywhere.
Amazon.com Widgets Ghost is a Swedish heavy metal band that was formed in Linköping in 2008. In the United States they are known as Ghost B.C. for legal reasons, though the band prefers simply to be called Ghost, stating in a Loudwire interview that “We are never ever ever ever ever ever gonna call ourselves(…)
MEGADETH MERCH HERE! Iconic American thrash metal band Megadeth was originally formed in 1983 in Los Angeles, California. They are credited as one of the big four thrash metal bands, with some 50 million records sold worldwide. The band is partly known for their iconic mascot, Vic Rattlehead. Vic is a skeletal figure who(…)
Get your Slayer merch HERE! With the recent passing of Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman (January 31, 1964 – May 2, 2013), it seemed only appropriate to put together a retrospective of skull-themed Slayer art. Hanneman was perhaps best known as a founding member of the band and the author of numerous of their most popular(…)
The Black Keys is an American rock band formed in Akron, Ohio in 2001. The group consists of Dan Auerbach (guitar, vocals) and Patrick Carney (drums). The group began as an independent act founded after the duo dropped out of college, and they eventually emerged among a second wave of popular garage rock revival artists(…)