If you are a fan of Heavy Rock/Metal, Doom Metal, or Stoner Rock/Metal, then you have surely seen many of the astonishing works designed by the incomparable Alexander von Wieding. Alexander is a Designer/Illustrator/Musician hailing from Hamburg, Germany. He has been designing since 2004 and his portfolio grows bigger and bigger by the day. You […]Read More The Incredible Works of Alexander von Wieding
During these tough times, it is quite a challenge for many bands to stay afloat. But one band has taken the reigns and channeled their energy, focus and positivity into a pretty rad project. Alvie and the Breakfast Pigs is a “loud and fast” rock and roll band based in San Francisco, CA. On July […]Read More Alvie and the Breakfast Pigs Merge Beer, Music and Art With the Release of New Music and Comic Series
One of my favorite local breweries is Inner Groove Brewing in the town of Verona a suburb of Pittsburgh, PA. The brewery just celebrated their first anniversary in what has been a pretty crazy year to say the very least. I have been to the brewery a handful of times and each time have felt […]Read More Inner Groove Brewing Combines Their Love for Music and Beer.
UPDATE: 7/20/2020 After seeing this band perform live at the 2019 Maryland Doomfest, my interest was elevated to a whole new level. I loved their previous effort “Rift” and was curious as to how they would expand upon that release. When I heard that the band signed to Ripple Music, I expected nothing less than […]Read More Forming the Void’s New Album Reverie is a Sludge Metal/Heavy Psyche Gem
So, in my last post on the beer can art at Strange Roots, I briefly touched on the artwork of Pittsburgh-based artist Chris Smith. Chris is the owner of Grey Aria Design Studios. Not only is Chris an extremely talented artist, he is also a musician. A few of Chris’s previous bands include: Crust Requiem, […]Read More The Amazing Artwork of Chris Smith