FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 25th, 2016
4160 Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Church of Satan High Priest Curates Psychedelic Art Book.
Church of Satan art book features legendary underground comix illustrators, punk rock album artists and world famous tattooers. Curated by High Priest, Peter H Gilmore.
Fort Myers & Tampa, FL – The Devils Reign II: Psychedelic Blasphemy is the 2nd art book in a series curated by Church of Satan High Priest, Peter H. Gilmore. The new book, entitled Psychedelic Blasphemy features over 100 illustrators, tattooers, and rock poster artists, contributing wild, blasphemous, and hallucinogenic inspired images. The list of artists includes such notable icons as Zap comics co-founder S. Clay Wilson, seminal punk rock collage artist Winston Smith, rock poster artist Derek Hess, and famous tattooers from around the world including Derek Noble, Robert Borbas, Onnie O’Leary, Kelly Violet, and many more.
2 days of book release concerts and art shows open this Friday December 2nd in Tampa, Florida at The Orpheum and Dysfunctional Grace art gallery. And a following day of events will be held at the book publisher’s gallery and tattoo shop, HOWL, in Fort Myers, Florida.
Accompanying the book, a CD of retro 60’s electronic music recorded by High Priest Peter Gilmore is being released as a special limited edition audio component. “Sinfonie Sinistre” is a 40 minute album originally recorded in the 1980’s on rare synthesizers while Gilmore was receiving his masters degree in composition from NYU. Both the CD and the book will be available during the Tampa and Fort Myers book release party, concert, and art shows.
The Psychedelic Blasphemy concert at The Orpheum, December 2nd, will feature a 25 year reunion of industrial band The Electric Hellfire Club, with a special guest performance by Jinx Dawson of the original 1960’s pioneering occult band Coven. The concert will also feature openers Nathan Gray Collective and Asmodeus X. The show is MC’d by former WCW wrestling manager James Mitchell, aka The Sinister Minister. Tickets are still available for $17 and doors open at 7pm, Dec 2nd. The Dysfunctional Grace Psychedelic Blasphemy art show teaser and book signing event starts at 4pm, and is a few doors down from The Orpheum.
A second day of events in Fort Myers, Dec 3rd. features a Devils Reign II craft beer release at 4pm made by Bury Me Brewing, followed by a art show and sold out concert and burlesque performance at HOWL Gallery starting at 6pm.
The Devils Reign books are published by HOWL Books in association with The Church of Satan. The church, based in Poughkeepsie, NY, was founded 50 years ago in San Francisco by Anton Szandor Lavey. In 2001 Peter H. Gilmore was appointed High Priest. The Church of Satan prides itself on being the world’s first atheistic and carnal religion. Past members have included well known and celebrated actors, musicians, and artists.
For additional information on the book or CD, a complete list of artists, or to purchase, visit www.howlbooks.net
For additional info on The Church of Satan visit www.churchofsatan.com
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Notes to Editors
The Devils Reign II: Psychedelic Blasphemy
Book release concerts/exhibits
Dec 2nd – Tampa
Concert, Art Teaser & Book Release: December 2nd
4-7pm Dysfunctional Grace art gallery – (FREE 18+ Only)
7pm-11pm The Orpheum (Ticket $17)
Dec 3rd – Fort Myers
Craft beer release – Bury Me Brewing 4pm (FREE 21+ Only)
Art show and Concert – HOWL Gallery/Tattoo 6pm to close. (SOLD OUT)
Books for sale to public Noon to 6pm at HOWL before the sold out show.
HOWL Gallery Hours: 11am-8pm M-Th 12-9pm Fr-Sat
Address: HOWL Gallery/Tattoo – 4160 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901
HOWL Gallery Facebook: www.facebook.com/HOWLGALLERYTATTOO
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Gallery Phone (239) 332-0161
HOWL Gallery/Tattoo is a 3,500 sq/ft custom tattoo shop and art gallery located in the center of Fort Myers, Florida. Opened in 2008 by husband and wife Andy Howl and Alainna Zwiernik. HOWL Books was founded in 2015 after The Devils Reign project began. HOWL is recognized regionally for creating events such as Fort Myers Art Walk and Music Walk which helped revitalize business in the historic district of Fort Myers. The gallery relocated to larger space on US-41 in 2013. For more information on the gallery visit www.howlgallery.com
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