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Issue 01 features interviews with activist artist Sue Coe, documentary/video director Tom Berninger, author and veteran Kevin Powers, Broadway pit musicians Jake Schwartz and Mat Fieldes, architect Maddy Samaddar, and Reiner Design, the artists behind the packaging for Metallica’s …And Justice For All and Metallica (a.k.a. the “Black Album”). Further, Blythe offers up exclusives like a photographic essay on surfing culture as well as an original short story written and photographed during a trip to the Cayman Islands. Additionally, UNBUILT’s “Exhibition Space” centerfold spread will spotlight a different artist in each issue with Pittsburgh’s Mike Egan gracing the inaugural edition.

$1 from every sale of UNBUILT will go to help those in need around the world. Humane Society International and the International Committee of the Red Cross will each receive 50¢ from every issue sold.

32 pages, 9" x 11.5", self-published and ad-free, UNBUILT is limited to only 1,250 copies and ships worldwide!


COVER DESIGN: Tom Bejgrowicz for Man Alive Creative /// PHOTOGRAPH: D. Randall Blythe – Shot on location at Keramas Beach, Bali, Indonesia

FEATURE: Bejgrowicz & Peter Brandt of the Humane Society of the United States interview activist artist, Sue Coe.

FEATURE: Alex Skolnick interviews Broadway pit musicians, Jake Schwartz (guitar, The Book of Mormon) and Mat Fieldes (bass, Matilda).

FEATURE: Bejgrowicz interviews Roger and Stephen Gorman to discuss their design and illustration for Metallica's biggest albums.

FEATURE: D. Randall Blythe interviews author and Iraq veteran, Kevin Powers, about his war, writing and his novel, The Yellow Birds.

FEATURE: Bejgrowicz interviews Tom Berninger, director of The National's Mistaken For Strangers documentary and EL VY's music videos.

FEATURE: Blythe pens a Gonzo-esque short piece about his time hoping to see Iggy Pop while tracking guest vocals in the Caymans.

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