Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
KNAC Magazine KNAC ON-AIR TALENT KNAC Downloads KNAC Contests KNAC Store
News

Photographer JEREMY SAFFER Announces Halloween Release For Daughters of Darkness Coffee Table Photo Book

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Thursday, April 23, 2020 @ 2:06 PM


Celebrating Iconography Of Heavy Metal And Dark Subcultures

- advertisement -
Noted celebrity and music photographer Jeremy Saffer has joined forces with Rare Bird Books for the release of the coffee table book Daughters of Darkness, a photographic love letter to the iconography of Black Metal and Doom.

Daughters of Darkness has been a project that’s been in the works for a third of my lifetime,” Saffer says. “I knew that I wanted to make the most of this project and, most importantly, have it done the right way. Rare Bird not only shared my vision for what the physical collection of all this work should look like, but also are as excited for this project to come to fruition as I am. It’s really important that an artist’s vision is shared by the people bringing that vision into physical visual form.”

Adds Tyson Cornell, CEO, Rare Bird, “Rare Bird is happy to announce that we have acquired acclaimed photographer Jeremy Saffer's ‘Daughters of Darkness. A labor of love that took 12 years and over 400 models, Daughter of Darkness is Jeremy's photographic love letter to the iconography of Black Metal and Doom. With 100+ photos, Daughters of Darkness is a coffee table book that combines a love of photography, music, and the subculture of Metal.”

Having independently published two previous photography books, Saffer knew that Daughters of Darkness potential could be better realized through a collaboration with a dedicated publisher. Saffer quickly realized that Rare Bird Books shared his enthusiasm and passion for the project. “There is no question that Rare Bird will not just cultivate my work but push it forward with their incredible like-minded vision and guidance to make Daughters of Darkness the best book it can be,” Saffer adds. “Every little detail and nuance that was important to me was important to them. Walking into my first face to face meeting with them, the owner was wearing a SATYRICON hoodie, and we had talked metal as much as we had talked about the book. I knew I had found the perfect home for Daughters of Darkness.”

Saffer’s relationship with The Oracle began when photographing artists from the company’s stable of clients, including owner Dez Fafara’s own bands, DEVILDRIVER and COAL CHAMBER. Seeing the work that Fafara and his wife Anahstasia have put into growing a thriving management company, Saffer felt it was the right time to hand over some of the logistical side of his business so he could focus on the artistic side.

“Getting to that next level in one’s career takes a lot of hard work, dedication, and sometimes the guidance of a like-minded team who fully understand and want to help you accomplish the goals you set forth for yourself,” Saffer explains. “Every conversation with Dez and Anahstasia is like getting a large syringe of adrenaline straight to your heart. Their passion, advice, vision, and positive energy is priceless beyond compare. I am so honored to be under such an incredible team who truly understand what I want to do and how to accomplish these things together. I have been able to let go of some of those hats I was wearing, knowing they are in more than capable hands, so I may focus more on my photography.”

Says The Oracle’s Dez Fafara, “We at The Oracle believe every artist is unique in their own right and brings something positive to the art and business table. We have the privilege of representing and being a guiding force in our artists lives,’ and our broad knowledge and experience affords us the opportunity to represent not only iconic musicians, well-known producers, influencer on air talent, as well as photographers such as Jeremy Saffer, who has been called ‘the photographer of a musical generation.’ Jeremy has a certain eye for his art, is trusted by even the most reclusive musicians to not only shoot live onstage but intimate and often forbidden areas such as backstage or in the homes of these stars. We are proud to be part of his journey in releasing his book Daughters of Darkness through Rare Bird, and we hope you all who follow true art will appreciate the dark aesthetic of these photos in his new book.”

Daughters of Darkness is scheduled for release on October 30 and will be available in four editions: Standard Edition Bundle [Signed] ($60), Blood Edition Bundle [Signed w/ Slipcase] ($100), Extra-Bloody Edition Bundle [Signed Limited Edition] ($150) and The True Daughters of Darkness Deluxe Box Set [Custom Hand-Sewn w/ 24 Extra Photo Pages Not Included In Any Other Edition—Exclusively Limited to 25 Copies Worldwide] ($666). For additional details on each package and for pre-orders, visit THIS LOCATION.

The Standard Edition Bundle includes the book with standard cover, a Daughters of Darkness tote bag, five 4x6 Daughters of Darkness metallic mini prints, two Daughters of Darkness corpse paint guitar picks, three stickers, one Daughters of Darkness phone-pop, and an Introduction by LAMB OF GOD’s Randy Blythe and foreword by CRADLE OF FILTH’s Dani Filth.

The Blood Edition Bundle includes everything from the Standard Edition Bundle, plus a Blood Edition Exclusive Slipcase, five 8x12 Daughters of Darkness metallic prints, two additional Daughters of Darkness corpse paint guitar picks and three Daughters of Darkness and Rare Bird stickers.

The Extra Bloody Edition bundle includes the book with a hand-numbered slipcased limited-edition "Blood" cover not available in stores and adds a corpse paint make up set, a total of six Daughters of Darkness corpse paint guitar picks in a custom tin, a Daughters of Darkness woven back patch, a Daughters of Darkness t-shirt and two Daughters of Darkness and Rare Bird enamel pins to the Blood Edition Bundle.

The True Daughters of Darkness Deluxe Box Set bundle includes the book in a custom hand-sewn version limited to 25 copies worldwide with a hand-numbered slipcased ultra–limited edition alternate cover not available in stores. The package also includes a custom handmade Daughters of Darkness wooden box, a crushed velvet alter throw, a signed and numbered Certificate of Authenticity, two black candles, a corpse paint make-up set, a Daughters of Darkness tote bag, 10 8x12 Daughters of Darkness metallic prints, 20 4x6 Daughters of Darkness metallic mini prints, a Daughters of Darkness woven back patch, a Daughters of Darkness t-shirt, a Daughters of Darkness hoodie, a custom tin with six Daughters of Darkness corpse paint guitar picks, three Daughters of Darkness and Rare Bird stickers, two Daughters of Darkness and Rare Bird enamel pins and one Daughters of Darkness phone-pop.

About Jeremy Saffer:

Since 2004, photographer Jeremy Saffer has been making figures from the world of music, movies, and pop culture look iconic. Rightfully regarded as one of the most stylish and likable visual artists in contemporary media, he has crafted a recognizable, unique and fantastical range of styles that continue to dazzle in fresh and creative ways.

Utilizing his natural gift for alternative flair, it is Jeremy’s calling card to develop images and looks for clients that truly make the subject matter shine with star appeal and majestic imagery. For these reasons plus his likable, knowledgeable personality, his portfolio extends to the covers and inside the pages of international publications such as Kerrang, Revolver, Metal Hammer, Alternative Press, Guitar World, Outburn and countless other publications.


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
HAMMERFALL Launch "Keep The Flame Burning" Live Video
BLACK STONE CHERRY Release "Ringin' In My Head" Single
DIAMOND HEAD's Lightning To The Nations Gets 40th Anniversary Re-Recording
HEATHEN Drop New Video For "Sun In My Hand"
HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Stream New Track "Coming Home"
BENEDICTION Release New Music Video For "Stormcrow"
SODOM Return With New Album Genesis XIX
AMARANTHE Release Third Single, Video "Archangel"
CORNERS OF SANCTUARY Stream New Track "Best Of The Best"
EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE (EMN) Will Resurrect The Faithful With New Album
ACCEPT Are Set To Release New Single "The Undertaker"
PUSCIFER Unveil New Album Existential Reckoning
NONPOINT Announce "20 YEARS OF MAKING A STATEMENT"
DRY KILL LOGIC Release Heavy New Single "Don’t See Ghosts"
BURNING WITCHES Unleash "Circle Of Five" Video
ALTER BRIDGE To Release Walk The Sky 2.0 EP
SEPULTURA Launch "Guardians Of Earth" Music Video
OZZY OSBOURNE's Blizzard Of Ozz Album Gets 40th Anniversary Expanded Digital Edition Release
SICK OF IT ALL Release New Video For "Alone"
AUGUST BURNS RED Announce Fall 2021 European Tour
TOM KEIFER #KEIFERBAND Drops "All Amped Up" Video
AARON LEWIS, SULLY ERNA Join For "The American Drive-In Tour"
ANTI-MORTEM Returns To Action With New Single, “STFU”
FIREHOUSE Guitarist BILL LEVERTY Drops New Solo Album, Divided We Fall
SABATON Release New Building Block Video For "The Future Of Warfare"
JEFF SCOTT SOTO Announces New Solo Album Wide Awake (In My Dreamland)
ARMORED SAINT Are "Standing On The Shoulders of Giants" With New Video
COREY TAYLOR Announces 'FORUM OR AGAINST ‘EM' Livestream Event
REB BEACH Unveils New Solo Album A View From The Inside
PEARL JAM Announces Vote-By-Mail Initiative -- 'PJ VOTES 2020'
DARK TRANQUILLITY Reveal New Album Moment
BLUE ÖYSTER CULT Release "Box In My Head" Video
HATEBREED Announce New Album Weight of The False Self
CREMATORY Releases New Video, "Like The Tides"
JINJER Announces Alive In Melbourne Live Album
KING PARROT Drop New Track "Banished, Flawed and Docile"
EVILDEAD Reveal New Album Details For United $tate$ Of Anarchy
GWAR Announces Drive-In Show For Richmond, VA
(HED) P.E. Releases Music Video For "First Blood"
LORDS OF BLACK Unveil New Album Alchemy Of Souls, Pt. I
JOYOUS WOLF Release Mother Rebel EP
PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS Announce New Album We're The Bastards
FINNTROLL Releases New Track, Video For "Mask"
DEATH DEALER Set To Return With Conquered Lands Album
SEVENDUST Announce Only Show Of 2020 - A Livestream
KILLER BE KILLED Return With New Album Reluctant Hero
DEREK SHERINIAN Launches Video For Cover Of BUDDY MILES Classic "Them Changes", Featuring JOE BONAMASSA
ACE FREHLEY Shares New Single "I'm Down"
TOMBS Reveals Details For New Album Under Sullen Skies
BLUE ÖYSTER CULT Release "That Was Me" Video
TONY MARTN Unveils New Solo Album Thorns
SIX FEET UNDER Launches New Track "Amputator"
EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE (EMN) To Release Documentary Here's To The Ones
SANCTUARY's Into The Mirror Black Gets 30th Anniversary Release
DEAD LORD Releases "Letter From Allen St." Single, Video
SKELETAL REMAINS Unleash "Dissectasy" Video
URIAH HEEP Set To Release Fifty Years In Rock Super Deluxe Box Set
ENSLAVED Debuts Video For "Urjotun"
Guitarist ORIANTHI Unveils New Studio Album, O
THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX Share Video For "Easy Action"
LAMB OF GOD Announce Two Massive Worldwide Streaming Events
KATAKLYSM Release Music Video For "Underneath The Scars"
10 YEARS Announce Livestream Performance On Day Of Violent Allies Release
VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Announces New Live Album/Blu-Ray/DVD With Orchestra, A Symphonic Journey To Remember
SEVENDUST Stream New Track "Blood From A Stone"
CRADLE OF FILTH Announce Live Stream Concert From St. Mary's Church
Z2 Comics To Pay Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO With Graphic Novel Adaptation Of Holy Diver
DED Drop Visualizer For New Song "Parasite"
P.J. FARLEY Set To Release 2nd Solo Album, Accent the Change
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Debut Album Gets Vinyl For First Time
BLUE OYSTER CULT Return With New Album, The Symbol Remains
OCEANS OF SLUMBER Drop "To The Sea (A Tolling Of The Bells)" Video
ECLIPSE Reveal New Live Album Viva La VicTOURia
IRON ANGEL Release New Single "Bridges Are Burning"
MICHAEL SCHENKER Reveals Cover Artwork Of The Upcoming MSG Album Immortal
UNLEASH THE ARCHERS Launch "Faster Than Light" Video
ARMORED SAINT Announce Online Record Release Show
THEM Return With New Album Return To Hemmersmoor
FATES WARNING Unveil New Album, Long Day Good Night
VIO-LENCE Launches DEAD KENNEDYS Cover Video For "California Uber Alles"
SIX FEET UNDER Reveal Details For New Album, Nightmares of the Decomposed
SEETHER Announces "Locked & Live" Livestream Event
JON SCHAFFER, MATT BARLOW Reunite As SCHAFFER/BARLOW PROJECT On 7 Song Holiday EP
THE VEER UNION Drops New Single "Slaves To The System"
TRIBULATION Announces New Album, Where The Gloom Becomes Sound
FLYING V DVD Documentary Set For Release
RAVEN BLACK Issues New Single "5 Feet Underground"
CARCASS To Release New EP, Despicable
BEHEMOTH Announces 'In Absentia Dei' Immersive Livestream Event
MACHINE HEAD Debuts New Single "Bulletproof"
VENOM PRISON Drop New Single, Video For "Daemon Vulgaris"
DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces Order Of Magnitude – Empath Live Volume 1 Album
AMARANTHE Launches New Video For "Strong (feat. NOORA LOUHIMO)"
TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN Unveil New Album Pressure
DEREK SHERINIAN Launches Video For "Dragonfly"
DIAMOND REXX To Release New Album Psych Ward
SEETHER Launches Animated Video For New Track "Beg"
VOODOO SIX Set To Release New Album Simulation Game
FINNTROLL Releases Animated Video For "Forsen"
PRIMAL FEAR Release New Video "The Lost & The Forgotten"
DEVILDRIVER Reveals Video For "Nest Of Vipers"
HAMMERFALL Set To Release Live! Against The World Album
SHIPROCKED 2021 Shifts Voyage From January To May 9 – 14
SABATON Drop New Video For "The Attack Of The Dead Men"
HELION PRIME Release First Single "Forbidden Zone", Off Upcoming Album Question Everything
THE DEAD DAISIES Kick Off 2021 With The “Get Out Of The House” Tour
SKELETAL REMAINS Premiere "Congregation Of Flesh" Video
UNLEASH THE ARCHERS Announce Virtual Album Release Show
VICIOUS RUMORS Unleash "Pulse of The Dead" Video
BENEDICTION Announce New Album Scriptures
HEATHEN Releases Single For New Album Title Track "Empire Of The Blind"
Supergroup THE WHEELBLOCKS Release IRON MAIDEN Cover Video For "Aces High"





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2020 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News