Mark Riddick has been illustrating for the extreme heavy metal music scene since 1991. Riddick’s artwork has been featured in numerous underground and newsstand metal publications and has completed illustrations for shirts, LP/CD covers, and other merchandise for major label and independent metal bands alike. Riddick has worked with hundreds of bands; including Abominable Putridity, Arsis, Deceased, Dethklok, Devourment, Dying Fetus, God Forbid, Hackneyed, Hirax, Hypocrisy, Insidious Decrepancy, Internal Bleeding, Kataklysm, Legion of the Damned, Misery Index, Necro, Nunslaughter, Psycroptic, Suicide Silence, The Black Dahlia Murder, The Faceless, The Number Twelve Looks Like You, Through the Eyes of the Dead, Varathron, and Vomit Remnants. In 2006 Riddick published his first art book, Killustration, and in 2008 published a second art book, entitled Rotten Renderings, and Logos from Hell-a book about death/black metal logos featuring other prolific artists in the underground metal scene. Since 2007, Riddick’s artwork has been solicited for display at respectable art galleries in New York City, Portland, Santa Ana, Tokyo, and more. Riddick currently resides in the northern Virginia area with his wife, son, and two cats.
For more of Mark’s work, as well as prints and original art, head on over to his homepage. riddickart.com