Calgary, Alberta (Updated September 9, 2010). Scarab Productions is adding the final guest speakers and panellists to the second instalment of the NOCTIS METAL MUSIC CONFERENCE, being held Friday Sept. 24, 2010 at the Ramada Hotel, downtown Calgary. A partial list of speakers includes guest appearances from TOM ‘ANGELRIPPER’ SUCH (Ger) of SODOM; filmmaker and producer SAM DUNN, (Can) of Metal: A Headbangers Journey, Iron Maiden: Flight 666, and Rush, Beyond the Lighted Stage; IAN CHRISTE (USA) author of Sound of the Beast; ANDY SNEAP, (UK) well known metal producer, sound engineer, and member of Sabbat; MATT JACOBSON, (USA) CEO Relapse Records; ERIC GRIEF, entertainment lawyer and former manager of Death; RYAN TAYLOR and EVAN HARTING, promoters of the MARYLAND DEATHFEST; CHRIS BRUNI, (Can) CEO, Profound Lore Records; MARTIN ATKINS, (USA) author of Toursmart; DAN ROZENBLUM (USA) lead agent of The Pantheon Agency; ROB SHALLCROSS (Can) Producer, Reversed Records; CRAIG BOYCHUCK (Can) Producer, CBAudio; MIRA BORN (Netherlands), freelance music photographer for metalshots.com, Metal Hammer and Terrorizer; TOPON DAS (Can) from Fuck the Facts, SEAN PALMERSTON, Editor, Hellbound.ca; JOSH HOGAN (Can) of Diminished Fifth Records; JON ASHER (Can) from Asher Media Relations; and more.
Topics for the conference will include items of interest to metal bands and fans and will feature live interviews with artist and producers, and discussions on various topics such as what it takes to get signed to a label; how to get endorsements and distribution deals; the latest in DIY recording; how to promote your band; touring, working with promoters, improving your live metal photography; etc. For more information on all the speakers, the metal music conference, bands, venue and tickets please visit: www.noctisvalkyries.com