Biography

biopicThe formal facts:

  • Born in the era when cool music still ruled the world
  • Graduated at the Royal academy for Art and Design, ‘s Hertogenbosch, NL
  • Illustrator

 

Stuff I’m totally into:

  • My beautiful girlfriend, Lorena.
  • Painting/drawing.
  • Designing graphics, Art direction and videoshows for the Roadburn Festival.
  • Old movies (Classics/old horror/sci-fi movies/30s-40s serials/classic cartoons).
  • Classic rock (Grand funk Railroad, James Gang, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ram Jam,  ZZ Top, Faces, Ted Nugent).
  • Oldschool HEAVY/Doom/Deathmetal (Black Sabbath,80s Celtic Frost (pre-Cold Lake), Repulsion, Place of Skulls, Autopsy, Pentagram).
  • Pre-Raphaelite and symbolist paintings.
  • Funny books: pre-2000’s Suske en Wiske, Peter de Smet, EC horror comics, Creepy magazine, Bernie Wrightson.
  • MAD Magazine, Jack Rickard, Jack Davis, Bob Clarke!

My music:
I’ve formed and been a member of several bands in the bluesrock, doom and deathmetal scene (Such as Acrostichon, Black Melody, Robotmonster, Crustacean, Master(USA), Disembowel and House of Exorcism).

 

Fave movies:

  • Bride of Frankenstein” by James Whale.
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre” by Tobe Hooper.
  • The Exorcist” by William Friedkin.
  • Night of the Living Dead” by George A. Romero.
  • “Plan 9 from Outer Space” by Edward D. Wood jr.
  • “Robot Monster” by Phil Tucker.
  • Kill baby Kill” by Mario Bava.
  • Mr Smith goes to Washington” by Frank Capra.

 

Fave Albums:

  • Normaal: “Oerend Hard” and “Ojadasawa”.
  • Alice Cooper band: “Love it to death”, “Killer”, “School’s out” and “Billion Dollar Babies” .
  • AC/DC: “High Voltage” and “Dirty Deeds…”
  • Fiona Apple: “When the pawn…”.
  • Celtic Frost: “Into the Pandemonium“.
  • Repulsion: “Horrified“.
  • Autopsy: “Severed Survival“.
  • Trouble: “Psalm 9″.
  • Pentagram: “Relentless
  • Grand Funk Railroad: “Grand Funk“.
  • Saint Vitus: “Saint Vitus”.
  • The Cult: “Love” and “Electric”.
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd: “Second Coming“.
  • Place of Skulls: “Nailed”.
  • ZZ Top: “Fandango (studio side)” and “Tejas”.
  • Rodriguez: “Cold Fact“.
  • Adam and the Ants: “Kings of the Wild Frontier“.
  • Melanie: “Ballroom streets”.

 

Fave Writers:

  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • George Orwell
  • Willy Vandersteen
  • John Wyndham