Photo by Arianna Grainey
Photo by Arianna Grainey, 2015

Alec Damiano is a musician, photographer/videographer, artist, and award-winning journalist from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. She has interviewed prominent musicians like Hank Shermann (Mercyful Fate, Denner Shermann), Doro Pesch (Warlock, Doro), and Rachel Bolan (Skid Row), and won two Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence awards in radio reporting. Her works have been featured on prominent metal outlets like Blabbermouth.net, Loudwire, and Metal Injection, as well as official band and record label social media pages. Damiano runs The Blog of Shredding and is also the founder, lead singer, and guitarist of metal band Varkan. Here are some of her works.