Heavy Metal Logo-Book
„Lord of the Logos – Designing the Metal Underground“ ist ein neues Buch im Gestalten Verlag, zeigt die Metalband-Logos von Christophe Szpajdel und ist sowas wie das Buch Los Logos, nur eben in Heavy Metal.
This book is a collection of work by Christophe Szpajdel, an artist whose fans in the underground black metal community worship him as the Lord of the Logos. It includes hundreds of powerful logos, each of which captures the force of this musical genre anew. Through his surprising use of aesthetic influences such as art deco and nature, Szpajdel has brought a new dynamic into the gothic visuality of heavy metal. This publication, which is done in the style of a black prayerbook, shows not only how he has succeeded in leaving his own visual mark on this music, but how he has also expanded the canon of forms it uses.