The first stage of our Home Of Metal project will be part of the Midlands’ first digital festival, Hello Digital, which takes place from the 23rd – 26th of October.http://www.hellodigital.net/2008/09/say-hello-to-capsule/
Our event will launch at Wolverhampton Art Gallery on the 25th of October in the form of an open day.The launch event at the city centre Art Gallery encourages fans of Judas Priest, Napalm Death, Godflesh, Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin to come along and share their experiences of their favourite band. Fans are encouraged to bring memorabilia along with their personal stories to the gallery to be recorded – all of which will go towards the new digital archive, which aims to tell the true story of the birth place of metal.
Home of Metal warms up with as unique opportunity for fans of Judas Priest, Napalm Death, Godflesh, Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin to be photographed wearing their prized band t-shirts. The event, which will take place at The Giffard Arms, Wolverhampton on Friday 19th September, 9pm – 11pm will be a great chance for metal fans from far and wide to get together and share this exciting occasion. Then Scruffy Murphys in Birmingham on Friday 26th of September.
Images will be taken by the Birmingham photographer Steve Gerrard, who has been capturing bands in action for over 20 years, and has photographed some of the biggest names and artists. The photographs will then go on display at Wolverhampton Art Gallery at the official launch event in October.