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UnCovered: Citizen Zero Outlines the Concept and Creation of Their 'State of Mind' Album Artwork
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Christopher Gonda on Jan 10, 2017
Detroit, MI's bluesy rockers, Citizen Zero released their debut full-length album, State of Mind, on August 12th, 2016 via Wind-up Records and vocalist/guitarist Josh LeMay helped us understand the recording's cover artwork!
UnCovered: Adelitas Way Lead Singer Rick DeJesus Explains the "Ready For War (Pray For Peace)" Single Artwork
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Christopher Gonda on Nov 17, 2016
In our inaugural "UnCovered" interview, Adelitas Way lead vocalist, Rick DeJesus, hit us up to discuss the concept, creation and symbolism behind the artwork for band's newest single, "Ready For War (Pray For Peace)".
AJFA Presents: Underground Art - Six Epic Album Cover Artworks Released by Underground Metal Bands in 2016 (Vol. 1)
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Christopher Gonda on Nov 07, 2016
In our inaugural installment of And Justice For Art's latest series "Underground Art", we look at the artwork of six different albums from six different underground metal artists that we found to be particularly EPIC!
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2016 (Part 2) - Feat. Opeth, Testament, Venom Prison & More
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Oct 31, 2016
2016 has been a very interesting year for Metal, both musically and visually. Album covers, in particular, continued to flourish, showing plenty of aesthetic and thematic diversity.
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2016 (Part 1) - Feat. Sourvein, Incite, Ihsahn & More
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on May 20, 2016
2016 has brought plenty of new Metal music and of course, plenty of awesome album covers. And Justice For Art continues its exploration of some of the most interesting artworks adorning recordings released this year!
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2015 (Part 3) - Feat. Baroness, Ahab, Ghost, Slayer and More!
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Dec 21, 2015
On this third and final chapter of And Justice For Art's guide to some of the BEST album covers of 2015, we continue to explore some of the graphics that have since become part of Metal's visual legacy. Directly from the artists themselves, let's see…
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2015 (Part 2) - Feat. Amorphis, Grave, Soulfly, Tempel, Iron Maiden, My Dying Bride
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Oct 06, 2015
Metal albums continue to be a commanding force of nature in 2015 and their accompanying visuals - the cover artwork - have immensely helped in creating additional interest for the music, enhancing its allure.
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2015... so far - Featuring Byzantine, Hate Eternal, Sirenia, Oceano, Cattle Decapitation
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Jul 02, 2015
Amazingly, the first half of 2015 is already behind us. Over the course of the last six months, many impressive Metal albums featuring stunning cover artwork have come to light (just take glimpse at some of the graphics featured below).
...And Justice For Art: Five Up-And-Coming Metal Visual Artists Featuring Luis Sendon, Rafael Tavarez, Nikos Markogiannakis, Ink4rt, and Christian Giuseppe
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Apr 10, 2015
In this edition of And Justice For Art, we proudly present some of today's youngest and more promising visual artists.
...And Justice For Art: A Look into the Art of Eliran Kantor in 2014
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Jan 29, 2015
2014 was an interesting year for Berlin-based artist, Eliran Kantor. His reputation as one of the world's to-go Metal cover artists continued to grow thanks to his work for heavyweights like Iced Earth, Incantation.
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2014... so far (Part 5) - Feat. At The Gates, Illdisposed, Siberian, Satan, Wizard Rifle
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Dec 18, 2014
On this fifth and last episode of And Justice For Art's guide to some of 2014's best album covers, we continue to explore some of these fine graphics and how they were created. Let's find out what the bands and visual artists involved had to say.
...And Justice For Art: A Look at Dan Seagrave and Zbigniew M. Bielak's Latest Projects
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Nov 21, 2014
Dan Seagrave and Zbigniew M. Bielak are two well-known artists that have noticeable generational, cultural and stylistic differences. Despite this, there's a common denominator between them: both have lent their talents to the world of Heavy Metal. A…
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2014... so far (Part 4) - Feat. Judas Priest, Unearth, Polyptych, While Heaven Wept, Demonic Resurrection
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Oct 30, 2014
Visually, 2014 has been one of the most interesting years for Metal in recent history. We've had plenty of striking images fronting thousand of album covers. Surprisingly, most of them have showcased both technical finesse and conceptual relevance. I…
...And Justice For Art: An Interview with Nick Micho Discussing His Heavy Metal Band Renditions
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Oct 16, 2014
For many years Nick Micho had two clear passions: heavy music and visual arts. Eventually, he decided to merge them. The result of that enterprise is, currently, one of the most enjoyable visual projects in the underground scene. The Canadian artist…
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2014... so far (Part 3) - Featuring Septic Flesh, Origin, Gormathon, Obituary, Schammasch
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Sep 08, 2014
It seems that despite the so-called, current 'supremacy' of the digital format, album covers still matter - at least in the world of Metal music. Both bands and graphic artists keep producing arresting imagery to accompany and enhance (visually and c…
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2014... so far (Part 2) - Featuring Mastodon, Cormorant, Ravenscry, Eyehategod, Game Over
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Jun 30, 2014
2014 continues to bring us outstanding cover imagery for many Metal albums worldwide. Using all kind of techniques, from traditional painting to digital design, artists have created exceptional visual marvels that amaze thanks in large to their level…
...And Justice For Art: Interview with Martin Popoff; Discusses His New Art Book "The Art Of Metal"
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on May 02, 2014
Martin Popoff is beyond any doubt the most productive book writer in the Hard Rock/Metal scene. The best proof of this is his unique capacity of producing two or three books per year. His carefully crafted, glossy-looking volumes usually combine comp…
...And Justice For Art: A Guide to (some of) the Best Metal Album Covers of 2014... so far - Featuring Behemoth, Cynic, Alcest, Orpheus Blade
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Mar 10, 2014
2014 is just beginning and there already are a lot of interesting artworks adorning the covers of many Metal albums. We've selected four of the most striking ones to-date and spoke with some of the people involved in their development who in turn rev…
...And Justice For Art: Interview with British designer Hugh Gilmour
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Feb 14, 2014
For some Hard Rock/Metal fans, the best way to support their favorite bands is by buying records, t-shirts, concert tickets, etc. Others go a little further and start fanzines, blogs and websites. There's also a very select group of people that helps…
...And Justice For Art: Iconic Graphic Artist Ioannis Talks About His Cover Artwork for Fates Warning
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Jan 13, 2014
These days, American Prog Metallers Fates Warning are indisputably busy. They are promoting their most recent opus, Darkness In A Different Light, the cover artwork of which features a rather-simple-yet-iconic digital illustration of a bird-like orig…
...And Justice For Art: "Destroying and Rising" A Conversation with Legendary Artist Ken Kelly
Comments And Justice For Art » by: Ramon Martos Garcia on Oct 04, 2013
Picture the covers for Kiss' Destroyer, Rainbow's Rising, or Manowar's Kings Of Metal. These works of art all posses the epic feel and masculinity that only an artist like Ken Kelly is capable of conveying. For more than 40 years the Connecticut-born…