EyeHateGod flyer in the theme of "Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Dogs of War"
This is the first faux EHG flyer I put together literally right after walking out of my first web design class at GA after my teacher introduced us to Photoshop. It seems so simple now in that I essentially just made use of a clipping mask, but at the same time, I think this flyer came out good in that it is possible to clip the wrong image too—but this time I definitely choose the right image, color (or lack there of), and font to create something I feel very good about. 
As for the backstory, I had previously read a book by Frederick Forsyth called "The Dogs of War," which tells the story of a group of mercenaries contracted to overthrow an African country to give way for a corporate pillager to pilfer its resources, and not only was this a phrase that I had previously heard through other references that piqued my interest, seemingly every detail centered on or around that phrase was consistent with an EHG theme. The line itself come from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, spoken by Mark Antony during his monologue in the immediate aftermath of Caesar's murder, when he vows revenge against his assassins:
"Cry 'Havoc!,' and let slip the dogs of war."
Accordingly, there was only one way I could have introduced the gig. The main image is a political cartoon I found when researching the phrase and its origin. Although in a perfect EHG world, the dogs would be vicious-looking doberman pinschers at the end of a chain, or Cerberus guarding the gates of the underworld, I was not able to find another image that approached that level of menacing without compromising the simplicity of a cartoon—the latter I felt being required for an EHG flyer. I have the date as March 15, the Ides of March, a pre-Christian Roman holiday that had become notorious as the day of Caesar's assassination ("Beware the Ides of March"). 
Julius Caesar, Beware the Ides of March, by Vincenzo Camuccini

Beware the Ides of March...​​​​​

One Eyed Jacks is a real music club at that location in New Orleans, and has often served as the locale for myriad EHG and Down shows. Finally, I think the font, with it cursive character, really ties everything together as the piece wouldn't look the same with a more canonical font style.
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