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!
If you’re a hardcore horror fan I know you’ll love my latest novella, NO TURNING BACK, which was published by DarkFuse last week! The hardcover edition sold out, but it’s available as an ebook pretty much everywhere!
Amazon (the album’s only been out a few hours and we’re already #6 in Goth/Ind.!)
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)
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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…
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.
Finally! I’m excited to announce that The Death Rock EP is finally available again after being out of print for several years. And just in time for Xmas! Everyone likes Deathrock around the holidays, right? I thought so…
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!!!!!
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.
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.
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!
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. Visit The Graveyard Show
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’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.
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.