Guitarist Jon Donais of Massachusetts metallers SHADOWS FALL will be featured in the sixth issue of the Eternal Descent comic book series slated for release later this year. The issue features a storyline inspired by "Embrace Annihilation", a track from the band's "Retribution" album. Jon sides with chaos, joining the nefarious Loki as a fathful servant of the damned. An allegiance with dire consequences, Lyra and Sirian must fight for survival, as the ground trembles and shadows fall.
Llexi Leon, creator of the multi-media concept Eternal Descent, recruits ESP artists for cameo appearances in the Eternal Descent comic which is inspired by a host of iconic metal musicians. The initial launch issue was released on March 31, 2010 with subsequent issues released every four-to-six weeks, spotlighting GOD FORBID guitarist Doc Coyle in issue 2, Gus G. of FIREWIND and OZZY OSBOURNE in issue 3, and Wayne Static of STATIC-X in issue 4. Other bands, including ATREYU and SOULFLY, are slated for upcoming cameo appearances in subsequent issues.
The comic book published by IDW with issues available at comic book stores worldwide through Diamond Distribution.
The Eternal Descent comic artwork gallery can be previewed here.
Llexi Leon began making noise in London, England in 2005. His highly intricate guitar style exhibits the many influences corralled to create his intense sound — from classical, flamenco, electronica, and ambient genres to the more prominent genres of rock and metal. All of these genres infused to one, Leon has built a cinematic metal fantasia with his music which has branched out to a comic book series. His main aspirations are bringing stories to life through escapism. He utilizes everyday events and his vivid imagination to drive him to create more avenues for his multimedia enterprise.