The Derek Hess Gallery at 78th St. Studios in Gordon Square will host a gallery opening for You Are What You Wear on May 20, 2016 from 5 to 9 pm. The show features a private collection of rare vintage band and concert t-shirts from the 70s, 80s & 90s. This show will only be on display for one night.
This private collection features authentic first runs of iconic shirts like Venom’s Welcome to Hell, Iron Maiden’s Powerslave and a shirt from Metallicas first tour. Other bands featured in the collection include Megadeath, Destruction, Def Leppard, Dio and Ozzy Osbourne. All the shirts are in varying conditions, some chronicling pieces in rock history with rips and tears, while others could have been freshly pulled from the printer. The entire collection features almost 100 rare and vintage shirts.

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it’s been six years ago today that ronnie james dio died…..six years ago today we lost one of the best.

 

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guess i jumped the gun a little bit on rommel’s shave down. it didn’t warm up like i was hoping so now i got a shaved dog under blankets.

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well, it’s that time of year, rommel got his G.I. cut.

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as of this post there are 3 day, 3 hours and 45 minutes left on on the 1xRun print and original deal, these originals are not available on my site for sale…..there are three originals left, the one below being one of them. here’s all the info ..1xRun grouping and original art

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the show this last friday was great, big thanks to gary and all at copro gallery for running a tight ship while making it look easy…i know what goes into putting on an art show, and it isn’t always easy, they where all co-pro. thanks to juxtapoze magazine, monique from saves ferris and M.J. for taking care of me and a huge thanks to everyone who showed up..without you, we would have been all alone 😉

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ok, tonight is my show “i told you not to call the police” here in santa monica at the copro gallery…got a ad in the latest juxtapoz magazine

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i hear tell the seats on spirit don’t recline…well, at least no one will be in my lap………oh yeah, remember my LA folks, the show is tomorrow, check the previous update.

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i made my way to see two metal shows the last two nights…back to back metal, good metal. saturday night was rhapsody of fire and primal fear at the agora, and last night was entombed ad with amon armarth at a sold out house of blues. i’m not going to go into great detail about how great these shows were, lets just if you looked up the word epic in the dictionary you see a picture of rhapsody…and i don’t throw the word epic around loosely…i’m sorry you foodies, food is not ever epic…and amon amarmth were total vickings, again, if you looked up viking in the dictionary you’d see a picture of amon amarth. all four bands were on point, i would go back and see any of them again without hesitation. below is a picture of amon amarth with their drum set sitting on top of a viking helmet..very cool…and below that is an amon amarth video, not for the faint of hearts.

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