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Blood & Banjos: A story album told with Bluegrass & Metal

A project in San Jose, CA by bloodandbanjos

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This is a collaborative project involving musicians from around the world. Our goal is to record a 10-track studio album of Blackgrass.
Backers: 260
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $11,619 of $10,666
Dates: Feb 28th -> Apr 1st (32 days)
Project By: bloodandbanjos
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Latest News

We Did It!

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
This is amazing, and we simply cannot thank you enough.  We are going to make this an awesome album! Today is the last day of the campaign, so please make sure your reward level choice reflects exactly what you want! T-Shirt DeliveryAs I mentioned... (Read More)

"But I want my T-shirt now!" (+ Last 3 Days)

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings supporters! As we approach 90%, we can't help but be excited about our chance of success! Thank you all so much for your help, let's keep this going! T-shirtsI've gotten quite a few comments about people wanting a t-shirt sooner rather than... (Read More)

The End is Nigh!

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings! We've made some great progress over the past week, and the goal is that much closer.  Thank you, everyone! We all wanted to send a personal message of thanks to our supporters, so we put together this little video.  Please take a look,... (Read More)

Halfway There

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear friends, With help from over 100 backers, we are now more than 50% funded! This is a huge milestone for us, thank you all! Some people have requested a bit more information about the t-shirts so I wanted to provide some clarification.  The... (Read More)

Ten cool Kickstarters (that need much less than $2M)

March 14th - via: usatoday.com
Allow me to make a radical proposal today: Stop donating to the Veronica Mars movie. Don't get me wrong, I was a huge fan of the show and am thrilled that fans made such a bold statement yesterday by setting a Kickstarter record. But now that the flick is definitely happening and can probably acquire extra funds elsewhere, I think we should take a moment to consider the hundreds of indie artists who are asking for much less than $2 million — and could potentially create something we love just as much as Mars. (Read More)

Another Demo Track & Reward Update

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings! I hope this update finds you all doing well! We are very excited to announce the final demo track release, The Binding. This track is a bit different, as it is the only song written with no metal influence.  It was intended to be a... (Read More)

New Demo Track Released

March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
First of all, we'd like to thank you for your generous support!  We're all very inspired that there are other people out there that think this is a cool idea. We also can't wait to get to work on the studio album!  Of course, this depends on... (Read More)

Blood & Banjos Are Awesome, And You Can Make Them Awesomer!

March 5th - via: ametalstateofmind.com
A bit over a year ago I stumbled upon a blog called Blood & Banjos, and with a name like that, how could I not stop and check it out. Upon reading one of the first few posts that they had I quickly learned that the blog was to be a chronicle of the creation of an album from its inception to its finish. The original idea for the record was conjured in the brain of project leader Mike Lindsay during a casual conversation between friends when the idea of making an album that combined the visceral, raw sound of black metal with the conservationists passion for bluegrass music. (Read More)

Blood & Banjos Kickstart With Sons Of Darkness

February 28th - via: themonolith.com
In the midst of a genre renowned for its secrecy, theatricality and mysticism, one black metal band has decided to go against the grain, allowing fans and curious folk alike a chance to gain a deep insight into the method and madness of the creation of a black metal album. Certainly a novel idea, but that’s not all that sets apart Michigan-based Blood & Banjos. These guys blend their black metal with that well-known companion that is bluegrass music (Read More)

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