Today Hammerblaze Productions unveils the new artist Website made for a collection of personal works by A.R. Valgorth. The designs and paintings presented here are an embodiment of an ongoing visual exploration on abstract symbolism, obscure imagery and series of representations of humanity and foreign deities.
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Remember: never compromise with art.
Hammerblaze Productions today reveals a new improved Website. The new format seeks to strengthen its commitment to partners, enhance design activities and, symbolically, reinforce a statement of deliverance: that the fire of creation has no limits.
Currently the services being offered by Hammerblaze are as follows:
• Graphic Work and Illustration
• Logo Design and Branding Identity
• Advertisement and Tour Merch Design
• Artist and Marketing Consultancy
• Market Research
• Digital Marketing
• Mobile advertisement
• Web design and development
With the renewal of the Hammerblaze Website, the webshop has been redesigned. New merchandise is coming soon. (www.hammerblaze.com/store)
Hail to all our partners, associated artists and faith-followers of the cult worldwide for their belief throughout the years. We will continue to work together to further promote true art and metal music worldwide.
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No political correctness. No compromise, not then, not now, not ever.
Legions! Lots of you asked for them, here they are. We are happy to introduce the first brand new CTHULHU “Cultus Tenebris” t-shirt. Exclusive artwork by Aldo Requena. Pre-Order now on the webshop of Hammerblaze – Out on June 11th. This is specially designed for The Followers of The Arcane. Check it out!
The US Metal band Conflict Cycle return with their new album "Dark Days Ahead". A reminiscence of honor, strength and personal struggle. Art by Aldo Requena. Worldwide release. Give these US Metal Fighters a listen!
The Argentinian Metal band Alter Ego release their new album "No Más Máscaras". Art by Aldo Requena.
On Febraury 22nd, 6 pm, before the premiere of Necronomicon at the theaters, artist Aldo Requena will present along with Salvador Sanz (concept art), Marcelo Shapces (director), Luciano Saracino and Ricardo Romero (scriptwriters) a book with texts and illustrations about the volume that H.P. Lovecraft located in Buenos Aires. Published by Utopia Editorial in conspiracy with BARAKACINE Productions
On Feb 16-17-18 & Feb 23-24-25, the artist Aldo Requena will appear at the Multiverso Con event in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Master of the Demon’s Guitar, Mr. David Shankle (Formerly MANOWAR / currently DSG/David Shankle Group and Devil Land) will land in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 6th 2017. He will perform live with the Argentinian Metal Defenders, FEANOR and bring the majesty of "The Triumph Of Steel" record to life (where Shankle is renowned for his shredding compositions and turbulent arrangements). The event will have as guests the local metallers Interceptor and Magnos. The Hammerblaze studio is very proud to contribute on this special show of Might & Magic. More updates soon!
On August 6, the artist Aldo Requena will appear at the Expo Like It.
Cover artwork for the Metal compilation album "Bestias del Sotano" released by the Argentinian radio show El Expreso Del Metal.
We have the pleasure to reveal that the artist Aldo Requena is working with BARAKACINE Producciones on the upcoming Argentinian film: "NECRONOMICON". He's in charge of creating the entire textual and visual manifestations to ornament the pages of the Book Of The Dead. The movie is currently been filmed, and it's directed by Marcelo Schapces, written by Luciano Saracino / Ricardo Romero, leading actor by Diego Velázquez and counting with the presence of master actors such as Cecilia Rosetto, Daniel Fanego and Federico Luppi. Stay tuned for more updates.
Graphic artwork for the new merchandise of German Metal Titans Paragon. For ordering details check the band's page. The new brand Skull & Iron Shield emblem was created by artist Aldo Requena.
Dear lurkers of the dark you can´t miss this! The Thing: Artbook is out and it contains an amazing and bloody art piece of artist Aldo Requena! For further details and ordering information, visit www.facebook.com/thingartbook.
On March 5th, Aldo Requena will be part of the NecronomiCon convention dedicated to H. P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe at Paseo La Plaza, Buenos Aires. Stop by if you're at town! Event by Compañia Avant Garde in co-operation with Twisted Factory.
Cover artwork for the "Hellfire" EP release of the US Heavy Metal unit Conflict Cycle. Hard copies will be available for purchase in the next weeks on the band's page.
The time-machine Flash-Back 2029 initiated recording process for their upcoming album.
A serie of epic environmental designs created for the upcoming lyric video of Wolvenguard, a band that's Hard as Iron, Cold as Death! Check these guys out!
Hammerblaze studio have the great pleasure to be involved in the creation of HEAVY METAL "Código de Honor" vol. 1; a compilation album of 2000 CDs, containing 21 bands from the Argentine scene. This is a free distribution release, so you may wanna check this out! This product is the result of the combined forces of Metalica Fanzine, Icarus Music, Megadisc, Dimini Impresores and Virtual Estudio.
Aldo Requena is involved on the The Thing: Artbook. Next to a solid lineup of artists for the new book of original art celebrating 35 years of John Carpenter - The Master of Horror's classic, "The Thing" to be released in ComicCon 2017. Production by Printed In Blood and Storm King Productions.
On November 12th, Aldo Requena will be part of a Fantasy Art Convention at the Auditorio Buenos Aires. Franco Tempesta (Naufragant) will also join him to represent their machinery FLASH-BACK 2029. Stop by if you're at town! Event by Twisted Factory.
In-Deep interview with artist Aldo Requena for The Horror Within webzine.
Read conversation here.
Aldo Requena's artwork reviewed by Morbidly Beautiful.
Read article here.
Spanish: El 2 de Mayo 20 hs, el artista Aldo Requena será parte de "Cultura Metálica". Una muestra de la Feria del libro Heavy Metal, en la 42º Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires. Stand: Zona Futuro (Predio Ferial La Rural - Av Santa Fé 4201). Los esperamos!
English: on May 2, 8PM, artist Aldo Requena will be part of "Cultura Metálica". A book event hosted by the Feria del libro Heavy Metal, at the 42º Internacional Book event in Buenos Aires (Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires).
Radio interview with artist Aldo Requena for Rompiendo El Sonido from Buenos Aires, Argentina (SPANISH ONLY).
Interviewers: Gabriel Columbus.
The Argentinian Metal band FEANOR reveal new songs from their upcoming release "We Are Heavy Metal" next with album details and cover art (by Aldo Requena). Guest musicians: Ross The Boss (MANOWAR/DEATH DEALER), Tony Martin (BLACK SABBATH), David Shankle (MANOWAR/DSG) and Ron Hendrix (TERRANOVA). Click here for new Songs, Album Details and Cover Art
Created with necromantic arts for WOLVENGUARD, the new Primal/Archaic Extreme Metal act from the United States. The band is currently in preproduction for their upcoming promotional release.
"The Black Corsair" Single is out NOW! The opening song of the upcoming NAUFRAGANT chronicle based on the classic swashbuckling novel by Emilio Salgari. Digital download at: www.naufragant.com
In addition to the work on next WIZARD album Sven D'Anna recorded the vocals for the new output of the Argentine metal band FEANOR. The collaboration with the band and various guests like Tony Martin, Ross the Boss and David Shankle was worth it. Look forward to a great metal album! FEANOR was founded in 1996 by Gustavo Feanor Acosta. After the last release “HELLAS” in 2010 it is time for a new battle of metal. The new album is already finished. More information about the release date in the near future!
The Metal act previously known as Skull & Bones changed battle name to NAUFRAGANT; anticipating the release of their new single "The Black Corsair" by the end of December! (Digital download and stream only)
The new Black Majesty website is up, featuring the artwork and promotion for their latest release, Cross Of Thorns (mixed by Roland Grapow at Grapow Studios Slovakia and cover art work by Aldo Requena). Album has been released by new European label Pride & Joy Music, distributed via Edel.
Art for the album "The Dark Years" released by Flash-Back 2029, a band dedicated to Electronic and Retro Post-Apocalyptic Cyberpunk music. This new recording is based on the 1984 Science Fiction Action film "The Terminator". Exclusive illustrations had been engineered to provide to the audience new visual connections with the music and film.
You can also view the artwork created for the single release "T-800 Series" here.
Interviewers: Guillermo Gonzalez, Valeria Vizioli and Mariana Wein.
We just launched the new website of FEANOR in anticipation of their new album that we are working with!
Artist Aldo Requena has been working on a sci-fi project called Kingdom. The first piece of story content (a promo comic) is now available as a FREE download from www.kingdomsaga.co.uk. The layout and interior design of the booklet was assembled by Hammerblaze. Kingdom: The Battle for Trafalgar is a creation of Neil Sheppard and script by Paul Combellack. This promo also counts with the work of Clint Langley (Sláine, ABC Warriors, American Reaper) who produced additional concept work.
Portions of the artwork I did for the Argentinian band Vorgrum (Folk/Pagan Metal). Killer guys and tunes, check them out!
Sci-Fi design for the new studio album from Australian Power Metal band Horizons Edge. The album was recorded and mixed at Monolith Studios and mastered by Finnvox Studios (Stratovarius, Sonata Arctica and Nightwish). Horizons Edge will be releasing the first single 'Vagabond' next week. Check these guys out!
New brand logo created for the US Heavy Metal band, HolyHell.
Art for the single "Vlad The Impaler" for BLACK MAJESTY in anticipation for the album "Cross Of Thorns". "Vlad The Impaler" will be released as a digital single on July 31st by the label Pride & Joy Music. Mixed and Mastered by Grapow Studios. Hope you like the intensity and dark atmosphera of this design!
Sigil design created for US Wartorn Blackened Death Metal, In-Defilade.
Unveiling full cover art for In-Defilade. The album is available now from www.In-Defilade.net. In-Defilade is an extreme metal act from the USA conceived in the Fall of 2009 by guitarist/vocalist Jon Vesano whose reputation as a powerhouse performer and songwriter was built by his work in the bands DISMAL, DEMONIC CHRIST, DARKMOON, and most notably, NILE; current VESPERIAN SORROW bassist/vocalist Subverseraph and Shawn Bozarth (ex-Bay Area thrashers DEFIANCE) to the fray.
Official video of Death Metal group, In-Defilade featuring the song "Contaminating The Waters (In Which You Swim)" taken from the debut album "Rulers Of Famine" to be released on May 12th, 2015. Cover and artwork by Aldo Requena. Video edition by Backslash Productions.
Artwork for the Argentinian heavy metal band Interceptor. A lot of fun doing this design, based on one my favourite movie characters, the legendary road warrior, Mad Max!
Artwork for the retro Post-Apocalyptic Cyberpunk journey called Flash-Back 2029. The band is getting ready to release their first EP purely focused on the film "The Terminator". A storm is coming!
The new album of Black Majesty Official. Press Release: BLACK MAJESTY returns with their 6th studio album “Cross Of Thorns”. The record was mixed by Roland Grapow (Masterplan) and will be scheduled for a late July 2015 release via Pride & Joy Music distributed via Edel.
Here is the new video for the Argentinian Death Metal group Victimario, animation and edition by Sergio Chaile. Artist Aldo Requena produced the comic book illustrations for middle scenes displayed on the video. The full album artwork also created by Aldo will be published on the next days.
Artist Aldo Requena created concept art for upcoming books written by my friend and historical consultant and fight director, Seoras Wallace (Braveheart, We Were Soldiers, Gladiator, Highlander and Saving Private Ryan). The epic series of fictional novels (8) depict the legend of William Wallace from the years 1286-1305. This also includes a possible television series, which is currently on hiatus (in development with STV Productions, Digital Rights Group, Nine/8 Entertainment, and Creative Media). We are glad to share segments of this artwork with you all. For further reference and contact information, follow the links below.
Sonic Prophecy are streaming their first single and lyric video online for “The Warrior's Heart”. The lead-off single is from their 2nd full-length album Apocalyptic Promenade released in digital format on March 7th, with the worldwide release on March 16th. Maple Metal Records is also re-releasing Sonic Prophecy’s debut album A Divine Act Of War from 2011 in Europe, UK, Asia and worldwide in March as well. The cover art was designed by Aldo Requena.
Apocalyptic Promenade was produced by Matt Hepworth and Sonic Prophecy members Shane Provstgaard and Darrin Goodman, at Studio Nu, and mastered at Mastermind Productions by Trevor Sadler (Rush, Nine Inch Nails, Triumph). The cover art was designed by the renowned artist Aldo 'Valgorth' Requena.
First album artwork of two produced for the Argentinian tribute dedicated to the British band Whitesnake. Released by Anubis Music, the CD compiles a serie of cover songs featuring our friends Montreal and Mathras among other renowned bands from the Argentinian local scene.