Myself, Megan Claydon, and Emmie Bryett ( two A2 pupils from Ilkley Grammar School, aged 17, are creating the a promotion package for the release of an album, to include a music promo video together with a cover for its release as part of an album digipak (CD/DVD package) and a magazine advertisement for the digipak (CD/DVD package.)

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Black Metal

  • Black metal started in the 1980's
  • It was influenced by thrash bands such as Celtic Frost
  • It descends from Scandinavia, often Norwegian bands like Mayhem
  • Has a fast beat and tempo, shrieked vocals, distorted guitars, unconventional song structure, graphic lyrics
  • They don't really perform concerts, more theatrical
  • Props, special effects and costumes are often used
  • Under ground music, anti- Christian, fans of Satanism
  • Often wear St. Peter's cross
  • Often partake in Church burnings 

  • Crucifix's
  • Slayed bodies
  • Dripping blood
  • Corpse like appearance
  • Spiked wristbands
  • Combat boots
  • Woman hanging from a cross- male dominance 
  • Musical instruments- shows ability
  • Dead corpses on the floor
  • Bullet belts
  • White pale skin, dark hair, studs
  • Animal corpses 
  • Black makeup running down there faces
  • Fire
  • Performance video without the audience
  • Set in a cave- like Hell 

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