This site is dedicated to all of the amazing artists who have done artwork for metal bands. No genre of music has a bigger connection to the visual arts. Visual art plays an important role in the world of metal from the artwork that that has graced album covers to the tons of shirt designs. Often the countless artists who create imagery for bands toil away in anonymity but this site looks to expose these amazingly talented artists. If you have any story ideas or want your work shown on the site…please drop me a line at: yendor2 (at) earthlink.net

All the best,

About Site Owner Rodney Githens/Vertebrae33:
I am a visual artist who has done artwork for bands and merch companies.
Bands: Slayer, Skeletonwitch, Heaven Shall Burn, Kylesa, Intronaut, Whitechapel, Sons of Tonatiuh, War From a Harlots Mouth & others…
Clients: Global, FEA, Imperial, Metal Sucks, Metal Hammer, BC Rich & ROH Wrestling

Contributing Writer – Matt S:

Played guitar for multiple Thrash/Death/Hardcore bands around the NYC area.
Worked for Wizards of the Coast.
Currently working in Advertising.
Can wear a different Slayer T Shirt every day for a month.

About the Author

Through hard work and dedication, Vertebrae33 has established himself as one of the most prolific and exciting illustrators on the scene today.  He has received much acclaim as of late for his innovative designs, attention to detail, and wholly unique, raw style.