Choosing Death Fest Grimposium Announces Additional Panelists and Workshops!

Choosing Death Fest is proud to announce more panel and workshop additions to our Grimposium event at Underground Arts at 12pm on April 16!

 

Here are the new additions: 

Missi Callazzo - VP at Megaforce Records and Owner, Megaforce Records
Paula Hogan – General Manager of Manic Music & Distribution
Megan Osztrosits – composer, musician, vocalist of Couch Slut
Méi-Ra St. Laurent – musicologist from Université Laval in Québec City
Leila Abdul-Rauf – composer, multi-instrumentalist, guitarist/vocalist of Vastum & Hammers of Misfortune

Workshop
Death metal vocal workshop with Leila-Abdul Rauf

Art of Death Metal
Jaci Raia – Art Director based in New York City

 

And here are the complete panel and workshop line-ups

Politics and Economics of Extreme Metal
Jason Netherton – bass & vocals Misery Index, metal studies scholar
Mark Kloeppel – guitar & vocals Misery Index, metal studies scholar
Paula Hogan – General Manager of Manic Music & Distribution
Megan Osztrosits – composer, musician, vocalist of Couch Slut
Jeffrey Podoshen – consumer culture theorist from Franklin & Marshall College
Méi-Ra St. Laurent – musicologist from Université Laval in Québec City
Leila Abdul-Rauf – composer, multi-instrumentalist, guitarist/vocalist of Vastum & Hammers of Misfortune
Evan Harting – organizer of Maryland/Netherlands/California Deathfest
Neill Jameson – composer, vocalist with Krieg, columnist with Decibel Magazine

Workshops
Death metal vocal workshop with Leila-Abdul Rauf
Creative writing workshop with JR Hayes

Art of Death Metal
Jaci Raia – Art Director from New York City
Dan Seagrave – Visual Artist from Toronto
Albert Mudrian - Editor–in-chief, Decibel; author: Choosing Death
Ian Christe – Bazillion Points
Justin Norton – writer and journalist, Decibel

And, of course an advance screening of the Chuck Schuldiner documentary "DEATH By MetaL." All this for $5tinyurl.com/choosinggrim