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Gopal… Live!!

Come celebrate the release of THE BEST OF BELLA MORTE (1996-2012) with us on Aug. 3rd at The Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville, VA!

This will be Gopal’s 1st show with the band in over 5 years, so you won’t want to miss this historic event! Plus, we’ve got Lauren Hoffman and Synthetic Division performing as well!

Click here for tickets!

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The Best Of Bella Morte 1996 – 2012

Metropolis Records is now taking pre-orders for THE BEST OF BELLA MORTE 1996-2012! We’re so psyched about this release! The album includes highlights from all 9 of our albums, and features a newly-recorded version of Evensong with Gopal Metro on bass for the first time in many years! And don’t worry, a best of album doesn’t mean an end to the band… we have a brand new full length album coming out this fall.

I’m so proud of what we’ve accomplished over the 1st 18 years of the band, and want to thank all of our AMAZING fans for standing by us all this time. Bella Morte is as much a family as it is a band, and I feel lucky as hell to be a part of it!

~Andy

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY!

Best of Bella Morte

Rare & Unreleased vol 1 CD pre-order

We have gotten a mountain of requests for physical copies of Rare And Unreleased (Volume 1), so I’ve decided to do a very limited CD run!

Pre-order now to get this compilation of our previously-unreleased early work, including the song “Fall No More” and our first demo release “Remorse”!

If you are one of the few awesome people who is waiting on Kickstarter items, they will ship with the album!!


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It’s here! Happy Valentine’s Day!

I’m happy to let you know that RARE AND UNRELEASED (VOLUME 1) is now available for download!  Here are a few places to find it…

Official Bella Morte online store

iTunes

Amazon (the album’s only been out a few hours and we’re already #6 in Goth/Ind.!)

Track Listing
1. Fall No More
2. Through The Window
3. Neverland (version 2.0)
4. Relics (alternate version)
5. The Coffin Don’t Want Me And She Don’t Either (alternate recording)
6. Party Time
7. Nevere (from the Remorse EP)
8. Remorse (from the Remorse EP)
9. Angels And Faith (from the Remorse EP)
10. A Memory Kept (from the Remorse EP)
11. One Winter’s Night (from the Remorse EP)
12. Stygian Shores (from the Remorse EP)

Coming this Valentine’s Day – Rare and Unreleased (volume 1)

This Valentine’s Day (February 14th) we’ll be releasing a digital-only collection of hard to find tracks from the early days of the band!  Mark your calendars and spread the word!

BELLA MORTE – Rare and Unreleased (volume 1)
This digital-only release compiles material from the early years of Bella Morte.  It features the song “Fall No More” from the “Vampire The Masquerade : Music From The Succubus Club” compilation, available for the first time in years.  Included in its entirety is the bands’ first EP “Remorse” which was recorded in the band’s rehearsal space directly to cassette soon after the band was formed. “Remorse” was sold as a cassette-only, limited-edition EP, and helped to fund Bella Morte’s debut full-length album, “Remains”.   Also included on this compilation is a cover of the classic 45 Grave song “Party Time” which was made famous by the film “Return of the Living Dead”, and the long sought after “Through The Window”, which was recorded for the album “The Quiet” but was never released.

This album will be available through Amazon, iTunes and most anywhere that sells digital music!

Andy’s latest novel available for Kindle!

Andy’s latest horror novel, ALL THE DARKNESS IN THE WORLD, is now available for Kindle from Amazon.com.  And better yet, it’s only $4.99! Check out the foreword written by the one and only Voltaire!

Click here to get it!

For those of you who prefer a hardcopy, visit the Bella Morte online store by clicking here.

Andy’s new novel back in stock!

You can get my latest horror novel ALL THE DARKNESS IN THE WORLD right here since they can’t seem to keep it in stock on Amazon!  The book features a foreword written by the one and only Voltaire!

Click the image to get your copy!

ALL THE DARKNESS IN THE WORLD by ANDY DEANE
As a troubled teenager, Jace witnesses a horrible murder at the hands of a monster in an alleyway near his house.  He narrowly escapes with his life, and over time comes to wonder if what he saw was real.

As a young adult, he moves away from home to find that some memories don’t fade so easily.  And sometimes monsters come back.  Now people from Jace’s past are disappearing one by one, and the white-eyed, pale creature from his youth has returned with a taste for blood, and will stop at nothing to see Jace dead.

Soon Jace finds himself not only fighting for his life, but for his soul.

Undertow, My Heart Will Go On now available

UNDERTOW, the 1st single from BEFORE THE FLOOD, is now available from several retailers to download.  It includes the long-awaited studio version of our cover of MY HEART WILL GO ON by Celine Dion.

Click any of the links below to get both tracks!

Metropolis Records

iTunes

Amazon

Rhapsody

34 Hours and Counting!

The Kickstarter campaign to raise money for our new album, BEFORE THE FLOOD, has already been a huge success! We passed our minimum goal of $2500 in no time and are now over the $6000 mark! This means a ton to us… mainly, van repairs that have been put off for too long and some new equipment to replace the stuff that isn’t working anymore. Plus, videos to promote the album!

You still have 34 hours to contribute to the campaign and become a part of making this album a reality… And you can still get tons of cool BM swag for helping out… All contributors get our exclusive cover of the Depeche Mode song, Never Let Me Down… And at the $250 mark you get a one minute song original song about how awesome we think you are! :)

Please stop by and help out. It means the world to us!

click here to vist BELLA MORTE ON KICKSTARTER

~Andy

Help make a Bella Morte album!

I just launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for the production and promotion of our upcoming album, “Before the Flood,” and you can get some amazing, rare Bella Morte swag for helping out!  If you aren’t familiar with Kickstarter, it’s basically a way for artists to raise money to cover the costs of making their art a reality.  You an donate as little as $1, and the more you pledge the better the premiums you’ll get in return.  Please post a link to our Kickstarter on your Facebook profile and mention it on Twitter… every little bit helps!  Thanks so much for all of your continued love and support over the years… we wouldn’t still be doing it without you.

All My Best,
Andy

Click the image below to find out more…

Andy’s new vampire novel

My new vampire novel, ALL THE DARKNESS IN THE WORLD, is available for pre-order! Only 75 copies will ever be printed of this signed, limited-edition hardcover. Pre-orders are being accepted now at Horror Mall. A softcover edition will be available later on in 2011.

Please spread the word, guys and gals! And thanks so much for all your support!
~Andy

Click here to pre-order from Horror Mall.

Andy Releases Debut Solo Album as THE RAIN WITHIN

It’s finally here. My debut solo album took many months of long nights to complete, but I’m proud to have finished it and happy to unleash it on the world. I did everything on my own, from the writing to the recording, so it’s a very personal release, very close to my heart.

The name of the project, The Rain Within, has origins that will be pretty clear to most Bella Morte fans. For those of you who aren’t familiar, it comes from the Bella Morte song “The Rain Within Her Hands” from the album “Where Shadows Lie.” The music on the new album has a similar feel to that song, and is synth driven, so it just seemed right.

There’s no big promotional push behind this album, no big record label dumping tons of dollars into magazine ads and tour support… it’s just me and you, the people who like what I’ve done and want to get behind it. I appreciate the hell out of every sale, and there are several other ways you can help make this album a success without spending a penny, so please spread the word through social networks like twitter, facebook, vampirefreaks, myspace, etc…

Pre-order the debut CD, “Pain Management,” now by clicking below!





-The first 100 copies will be autographed and will include a free TRW pin!
-If you would like the autograph made out to yourself or a friend, click the “add special instructions to merchant” link before paying to let me know!

I’ve said enough for now, so without further ado, here it is, the first track from The Rain Within…

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You can download this track for FREE at ReverbNation!

Here are a few links you should check out…
TRW website

TRW @ ReverbNation
TRW @ VampireFreaks
TRW @ Myspace

Also, if you are a radio or club DJ and would like promo tracks, please contact me directly at intothefar-at-gmail-dot-com.

Now, back to the studio to get the next Bella Morte CD finished! There’s just no rest for the wicked…

~Andy, July 2010

“The Third House” now available to order

Andy’s novella, “The Third House” is now available to order from Horror Mall!

The Third House by Andy Deane
-They had driven similar roads on similar nights hundreds of times before. They’d grown accustomed to empty stretches of pavement that led to grimy nightclubs and seedy bars. But on this night, one wrong turn will lead a group of band-mates on tour down a gravel highway to a place where nightmares live, breathe… and walk. Soon the five friends will encounter a family of creatures that are both monstrous and somewhat human at once, and this tour may very well be their last.

Click here to order yours!

Tour with Ego Likeness / Autographed books

TOUR WITH EGO LIKENESS ANNOUNCED
Yep, we’re doing it again… had so much fun with the EL crew that we’re going to tour together again starting in late October! Here are the tentative dates… more will be announced soon!

-OCTOBER 24TH FLINT, MI @ THE MASONIC TEMPLE
-OCTOBER 25TH BERWYN, IL @ THE NITE LIGHT CAFE
-OCTOBER 29TH FAYETTEVILLE, AR @ THE GYPSY
-OCTOBER 30TH BRYAN, TX @ THE STAFFORD
-OCTOBER 31ST SAN ANTONIO, TX (TBA)
-NOVEMBER 5TH EL PASO, TX @ UNCLE PAULIE’S PUB
-NOVEMBER 6TH SCOTTSDALE, AZ @ MARDI GRAS
-NOVEMBER 7TH LOS ANGELES, CA @ BAR SINISTER
-NOVEMBER 10TH AUSTIN, TX (TBA)
-NOVEMBER 13TH NEW ORLEANS, LA (TBA)
-NOVEMBER 14TH NASHVILLE, TN @ THE RUTLEDGE

SIGNED COPIES OF THE STICKS!
There’s good news for those of you who have written me looking for signed copies of my book… They just became available on the Bella Morte online store. The book is doing great, and I’m working on getting a publishing deal for my 2nd one right now… it’s a vampire novel and I can’t wait to get it in your hands.

That’s all for now! Hope to see a lot of you at Dragon*Con next month!!!!!

~Andy

Troma Films and Dragon*Con

I recently got some very exciting news concerning Dragon*Con… I’m assuming that all Bella Morte fans are familiar with Troma Films. I’ve loved them ever since watching The Toxic Avenger as a kid. If you’re unfamiliar with Troma, immediately CLICK HERE and check ‘em out! Now, to the point… Troma is going to be shooting a Bella Morte video, and the filming starts at our performance at Dragon*Con. So, if you want a cameo in the video, work your way to the front row at the show and you’ll have a damn good shot at making the final cut! Costumes are welcome, and I’m hoping to get the Bella Morte zombie squad (see previous blog entry) in the video as well!

We’ll be going on at 1:30 am on Friday (Saturday morning if you want to get technical), September 4th in the Hyatt’s Centennial Ballroom. Be there and get loud for the Troma film crew!

Also, I got the set time for our “unplugged” performance as well… 5pm on Saturday at the concourse outside the Centennial Ballroom in the Hyatt. I still don’t have info on our panel appearances, but I’m sure I’ll know something in the coming weeks.

See you soon!
~Andy

1st DragonCon update

Hey everyone, I hope this finds you well! I just got our set time for our performance at DragonCon… We’ll be going on at 1:30 am on Friday (Saturday morning if you want to get technical), September 4th in the Hyatt’s Centennial Ballroom. Those of you who have attended the convention in the past know that’s a prime time slot, so we’re psyched! I’ll let you know as details on our acoustic set and panel appearances are posted, so stay tuned bat-kids!

We’re still adding to the ranks of the undead… looking for DragonCon attendees who want to dress up as zombies and pass out flyers to spread the word about our performance. You’ll get a cool Bella Morte grab bag full of excellent swag for you efforts! Email us at BMZombie@gmail.com if you can help out… and if you already wrote, we’ll be getting in touch with you in the next couple of days with more details.

Until Soon,
Andy

Article in The Hook

The Hook is a cool, free, weekly paper distributed here in my hometown of Charlottesville, VA. They’re running an article on me this week just in time for my book signing. The article is online now and physical copies of the paper hit news stands all over town Thursday (July 23rd)!

See the online article by clicking the picture below!

Update + Andy on The Graveyard Show Thursday night

I did an interview with The Caretaker, host of The Graveyard Show Podcast recently and you can hear it Thursday at midnight EST/ 9pm Pacific by clicking the link below. We went over everything from the band to my novel, The Sticks and everything in between.
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As for what’s new in Bella Morte land… I’ve been working furiously on new material for the next album, which we’re planning on releasing next fall. Several songs are coming along nicely, and it’s been a very emotional process.

We recently wrapped up recording a new track called “Flatlined” that will appear on a Metropolis Records CD compilation that will be sold exclusively through Hot Topic stores this coming fall. I’ll keep you all posted on the details there.

I hope the summer is being good to everyone. Thanks as always for all your support!

~Andy

Andy’s debut novel!

Andy’s debut novel, THE STICKS, has been published by Delirium Books!

Here’s the Delirium Books release info;
The digital release of this book includes an original MP3 (The Stick’s Theme Song) which is an amazing instrumental piece written specifically for the digital edition by Andy Deane. You can download this digital edition immediately. The trade paperback is shipping now.

Also, a signed, lettered edition hardcover (the only hardcover version of THE STICKS) is available for pre-order from Cargo Cult Press Press. This edition is limited to 26 copies.

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Download the digital now

Pre-order the trade paperback

Pre-order the lettered edition hardcover

Beautiful Death in stores now!

Don’t miss BEAUTIFUL DEATH, the latest release from Bella Morte.

BEAUTIFUL DEATH is available in all the places you’d expect: iTunes, Amazon.com, Target.com, Best Buy, and in Hot Topic stores just to name a few. Buying your copy of the CD through Hot Topic helps the band out a lot, so if you have that option, go for it. Don’t be shy about requesting it at your local store, they’ll be happy to order a copy for you if it’s not in stock.

Hear the buzz on BEAUTIFUL DEATH!

review at Shakefire.com

review at Fangoria