Dirty Donny grew up in Ottawa, Canada; he spent his youth skating, drawing and listening to punk and metal. He got his start designing album covers and posters for underground rock s best, but became best-known for his work for rock legends Metallica. In the Metallica designs, Dirty Donny showed that there wasn t anything he couldn t paint on, not only did he create album art, but he also covered their offices in murals and even created a one-of-a-kind pinball machine.
His art embraces the Lowbrow, rock and skate circles with projects ranging from toys and skateboard decks to guitar picks for companies such as Vans, Fender, Dunlop and Kid Robot, to record cover and poster art for bands like The Groovie Ghoulies and Mudhoney. Experience it all in his first ever monograph, featuring commentary by Metallica's James Hetfield, Steve Caballero, Frank Kozik and other Dirty Donny aficionados.