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Stern Pinball launch Kickstarter to create coffee table book

Stern Pinball launch Kickstarter to create coffee table book

Stern Pinball, Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of pinball machines.  Stern Pinball sells to countries all over the world and offers the best games with the most exciting titles such as: Ghostbusters (2016), Spider-Man, Game of Thrones, KISS, WWE Wrestlemania, The Walking Dead, Star Trek, Metallica, The Avengers, X-Men, AC/DC, Transformers, and TRON. Stern Pinball has partnered with crowdfunding specialists PaperFlock Inc. to produce this commemorative coffee table art book and give fans an inside look at the history, […]

New Photo Book “Snow Beach: Snowboarding Style 86-96”

New Photo Book “Snow Beach: Snowboarding Style 86-96”

Snow Beach is the definitive book of snowboarding in the late 80s and early 90s: action and style on the mountain. In these early years, snowboarding culture was full of rebellious riders: off-season skateboarders and generation X’s outcasts trying to find their way through early adulthood and adolescence. At the same time, the sport was maturing and growing into the mainstream giant it is today. Snow Beach draws on the best photographers of the era to document the lifestyle, fashion, […]

Heavy Metal Album Cover Book “And Justice For Art” Re-Released as New Limited, Revised Edition

Heavy Metal Album Cover Book “And Justice For Art” Re-Released as New Limited, Revised Edition

A limited, Revised Edition of the out-of-print book …And Justice For Art: Stories About Heavy Metal Album Covers”has been released via indie publishers, Dark Canvas. This one-of-a-kind collection of stories features more than 450 color graphics and recounts all the particulars behind the making of artworks as iconic as SLAYER’s Reign In Blood, METALLICA’s …And Justice For All, MORBID ANGEL’s Blessed Are The Sick, BLACK SABBATH’s 13, DEATH’s Symbolic, CARCASS’ Heartwork, SLEEP’s Dopesmoker, TESTAMENT’s Dark Roots Of Earth, OPETH’s Heritage […]

BROM to release newest illustrated horror novel “Lost Gods” Oct 25

BROM to release newest illustrated horror novel “Lost Gods” Oct 25

  A young man descends into Purgatory to save his wife and unborn child in this gorgeous, illustrated novel of wonder and terror from the mind of master storyteller and acclaimed artist Brom. Fresh out of jail and eager to start a new life, Chet Moran and his pregnant wife, Trish, leave town to begin again. But an ancient evil is looming, and what seems like a safe haven may not be all it appears . . . Snared and […]

WITCHERY reveal upcoming album details, new line-up and cover artwork

WITCHERY reveal upcoming album details, new line-up and cover artwork

A full six years after their latest studio album release, Linköping / Sweden based blackened Metallers WITCHERY finally return with their long-awaited 6th studio album, programmatically entitled In His Infernal Majesty’s Service and announced for a worldwide release on November 25th, 2016. WITCHERY had played a score of festivals in support of their latest release Witchkrieg (2010), did a tour of Japan together with Vader and Watain, but unfortunately the band’s line-up rotation continued. While former Dark Funeral vocalist Emperor […]

VADER reveal artwork for “The Empire”

VADER reveal artwork for “The Empire”

The longest living and most resilient tank of Poland’s death metal fleet has once again hoisted its flag – ready to overrun the world with its new triumphant procession. They recently fired their first warning shot with their Iron Times EP, and now VADER are building their own all conquering empire with new studio album The Empire (out 4th November). Today, the band revealed the cover artwork of that new masterpiece. This stunning visualization was created by acclaimed artist Joe Petagno who has also created artwork […]

SDCC: Profiles in History to display million dollar Frank Frazetta painting at Comic Con

SDCC: Profiles in History to display million dollar Frank Frazetta painting at Comic Con

Profiles in History, the world’s largest auctioneer of Hollywood memorabilia, is proud to present The Only Million Dollar Art Piece at Comic-Con-“Sea Witch”-The Single Most Important and Most Valuable Frazetta Painting to EVER be Offered At Auction (pre-sale estimate of $1,000,000 – $1,500,000) at their Booth #1605. Additional highlights of Profiles in History’s display of rare and historic comic and illustration art include Frank Frazetta’s “Bran Mak Morn” and Bernie Wrightson’s original cover art for Swamp Thing #4 and House […]

Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark Photo Book Out Oct 5

Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark Photo Book Out Oct 5

  Actress/Writer, Cassandra Peterson is known for her portrayal of one of pop culture’s most beloved icons, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. It has been 35 years since Elvira made her debut as horror hostess on a local LA television show. To celebrate the milestone anniversary, Cassandra combed through her personal archives to assemble a beautiful 240 page hardcover coffee table book titled, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. The book is filled with over 300 photographs, many never-before-seen, and commentary […]

IDW Announces Horror-Themed Coloring Book By Creator Alan Robert

IDW Announces Horror-Themed Coloring Book By Creator Alan Robert

Get that red crayon ready! Rock-star-turned-comics-creator Alan Robert has inked a deal with premier publisher IDW Publishing to create a unique, horror-themed adult coloring book, titled The Beauty of Horror, scheduled for a 2016 Halloween release. The Beauty of Horror is filled with intricate, hand drawn, pen and ink illustrations by Robert that take the color enthusiast on a twisted journey through bizarre carnivals, the zombie apocalypse, serial killer lairs, and haunted burial grounds. Horror fans and newcomers alike will welcome this GORE-geous and creative […]

Metal Life coverage of RAMONES photo exhibit at Morrison Gallery in LA

Metal Life coverage of RAMONES photo exhibit at Morrison Gallery in LA

The Morrison Hotel Gallery, at the Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood, had a special exhibit celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Ramones’ debut album. This was my first time at the Sunset Marquis and I really liked it. Though it was small, it made up for its size with charm and history. Lots of celebrities have stayed at the Sunset Marquis. In fact, as I was arriving, I saw Reba McEntire leaving.   The exhibit was hosted by Linda Ramone […]

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