Rock ‘N’ Growl Records‘ metal shredder, Xander Demos is running acontest for fans to submit their original artwork designs for the re-release of his “Guitarcadia” album.
Xander Demos and MTS Management Group, in partnership with Rock ‘N’ Growl Records, announce the “Get My ‘Guitarcadia‘ Graphics On” competition. Fans are invited to submit theiroriginal album cover designs to be considered for the upcoming re-release of Xander’s “Guitarcadia” album.
The artwork must be 100% original and include the name “Xander Demos” and “Guitarcadia” somewhere in the design. Artists may submit more than one design. The best 3 designs will be selected by Xander and his management, with the final winner being chosen by a representative ofRock ‘N’ Growl Records. Submissions should be emailed to michael (at) mtsmanagementgroup.com. Deadline for submissions is Monday, July 16, 2012.
“This is a great opportunity for any aspiring artists, graphic designers, or anyone who has dreamed of having their design on an internationally promoted album cover,” says Michael Stover of MTS Management. “We are looking for a cover that will not only represent the material on the album, but we want something that will stand alongside the other great artists on Rock ‘N’ Growl. Good luck to everyone!”
The person that submits the winning artwork will receive a signed, framed copy of Xander’s “Guitarcadia” CD, that includes their winning artwork design. They will also receive credit on the CD, as well as having their artwork included in the worldwide promotion of the album. They will also get a LIMITED EDITION signed copy of the original album artwork, designed by Xander himself.
Xander Demos is a metal guitarist from Pittsburgh, PA. He fronts his own solo band, as well as being a member of the US east coast chapter of Sabbath Judas Sabbath. His CD, “Guitarcadia‘ was mixed and mastered by CJ Snare (Firehouse). Xander signed with Rock ‘N’ Growl Records in late June 2012. For more information, www.XanderDemos.com.
Rock N Growl Records is a record label founded in 2009 by Axel Wiesenauer based in Berglen, Germany. They focus on the rock and metal genre. Distributor for CD’s is Cargo Records, England and digital distribution by iMusicianDigital, Switzerland. The label is also working heavily in the fields of band/artist management and promotion. For more information, www.rockngrowl.com.
US guitar player XANDER DEMOS has signed an exclusive worldwide digital distribution deal with German-based metal label, Rock N Growl Records. The new album “GUITARCADIA” was produced by Xander Demos, mixed and mastered by CJ Snare of Firehouse, it contains 10 incredible tracks of pure guitar heaven. Release date will be annouced shortly.
Check out the song “Chase the Sun” below.
Xander Demos is a high-energy rock and metal guitar player from Pittsburgh, PA. He currently fronts his own solo band, as well as playing lead guitar for Pittsburgh’s favorite party rock outfit, Into The Arena. Xander performs in excess of 100 times a year, and he is active in recording collaborations with artists all over the world. Xander’s style ranges from the beautifully melodic to the jaw-droppingly insane. His playing encompasses much of what he has learned and absorbed from other players over the years. One constant in his music is a focus on strong guitar melodies.
Xander has been making quite the name for himself and his solo band by appearing as support for acts like Adrenaline Mob, Buckethead, UFO, Lizzy Borden, Kip Winger, Neil Zaza and Dio Disciples. Xander has recently been featured on The Real Radio Show with AJ Pero of Twisted Sister, Steve Vai’s GuitarTV.com, GuitarWorld.com, Hair Metal Mansion, Iron City Rocks, Metal Temple, Bravewords and many other top rock and metal shows and websites. Nominated for Best Guitarist, 2011 Iron City Rocks Music Awards and 2012 Southern Star Network Independent Artist of the Year, Xander’s music will also appear on several releases from other artists: Ged Ryland (Ten, Tygers of Pan Tang) Derek Buddemeyer (Down Boys Records) and Liberty ‘N’ Justice’s long awaited “Cigar Chronicles,” also featuring George Lynch (Dokken), Jeff Labar (Cinderella) and Jerry Dixon (Warrant). Xander recently joined James Rivera’s Sabbath Judas Sabbath tribute band, which will tour on the east coast of the US this year.
Xander plays: V-Picks, the Fractal Audio Axe-FX Ultra as well as Hughes and Kettner amps, ISP Guitar Systems and Suhr Guitars, Amps & Effects, McNaught Guitars, who are currently manufacturing the first Xander Demos Signature Guitar, Conklin Guitars and John Dixon Cases. Many of Xander’s guitars are outfitted with EMG pickups and accessories. He exclusively uses the FloydUpgrades tremolos or the GraphTech LB-63 piezo-equipped Floyd tremolo.