Sam Sawyer is an author and illustrator of the graphic novel fantasy series Salem: The Secret Archive of Legends, Entertainments, and Monsters. We spoke to Sawyer about the development of the series, transitioning from author to developing a TV series, and building an audience beyond Comicon fans and graphic novels.
Toronto area hard rock band Motion Device have masterfully utilized crowdfunding and Kickstarter to fund three studio albums, with a fourth on the way soon. In a special guest blog, the band details their lengthy history effectively using crowdfunding to create a loyal fanbase.
Slay Duggee and their spin on heavy metal directed at young children may not be for everyone, but the band has brought a much needed lighthearted mood to the genre. We learn more about what this intriguing act is all about.
Hurricane Nita Strauss is a guitarist as talented as she is beautiful. With a reputation as one of the hardest working axe-slingers in modern rock, Strauss is set to release Controlled Chaos, her first collection of original instrumental guitar music in September.
The much buzzed about indie band Vista Kicks have shared details of their new, second, full-length record Twenty Something Nightmare, set for release on July 13th.
Washington D.C. area metal band A Sound of Thunder has announced their new album ‘Tales from the Deadside’ with a Kickstarter campaign that reached full funding in under 24 hours.
Brutally Delicious, The world’s only heavy metal cooking show has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise the funds needed to complete filming of Season 2. Brutally Delicious is a cooking show like no other. Where else can you see some of the biggest names in heavy metal and punk rock performing for you in the kitchen? Far from the stage and the studio you will see a side of your favorite artists that is not often seen. Each episode features a musical artist showcasing their culinary talents and performing in our own studio kitchen except for this brief moment in time they are trading in their drums and guitars for spatulas and frying pans. Along the way you will find recipes that are as diverse as they are delectable.