Hey there my fine readers, I’m taking a brief pause to share another bit of coolness with you all. Now many of you know how we like to shine the spotlight on special events and milestones when it comes to brand just as much as we like to continually showcase the content. Recently, I announced that the Official PiercingMetal YouTube was celebrating its 15th Anniversary and if you missed that post you can just click HERE to learn all of the inside scoop about it. It’s a fun read and in there I also share some of the favorite clips that have been posted over the years. Today’s announcement came to my email just yesterday when I learned that this Channel had officially uploaded its “500th” video. The announcement came from the VidIQ service which is a free and pay for use service aimed at working deeper in one’s YouTube Channel. I’ll link to them at the close but here is the graphic that announced my reaching this number of videos. To be honest, its pretty cool.
Greetings my awesome Metal and Geek friends, it seems that we’ve hit another cool milestone for the outlet and need to aim the spotlight over to the Official PiercingMetal YouTube Channel which celebrates it’s own 15th Anniversary of existence today. This comes a little over a week after the actual 18th Anniversary of the PiercingMetal website which I discussed in a post that you can find by clicking HERE. This post is to reflect on some of the YouTube ideals and what I’ve done with it over this length of time and some of the stuff that I’ve learned about it all.
In the notice about the YouTube 10th Anniversary, I mentioned how I had first launched this Channel about three years after the birth of the PiercingMetal website and while it had existed as a “thing” for a few years by then, I never really knew what to do with it. I was so locked into the traditional reporting and the photography and never saw myself as what I referred to as a “Talking Head” to the screen. Eventually I would begin adding some live concert videos to the Channels content base but I really don’t do many of those anymore as they can trigger the copyright strikes and no one wants those hitting their Channel. I will say that the 10th Anniversary set me on a better creative path even though it wasn’t always a continuous one since I have other things keeping me busy on the website and the myriad amount of social media profiles that come part and parcel in the world of online publishing. For historical purposes I’ll reflect on the first video that I published on the Channel once more because everything has to start somewhere. This was the band Eluveitie at the Gramercy Theatre and I just love the sound that they bring to life onstage and I guess back then I had recorded it to post in hopes of getting more people into some of the more interesting bands I was getting to see. Funny thing is that I actually caught them a few weeks ago at the very same venue but the only video I did was one of the YouTube Shorts.
PiercingMetal was in attendance at the 2022 Anime NYC at the Javits Center and during the exploration did a series of one on one chats with the creative people we met. All of the videos are presented on our Official YouTube Channel and this post brings them in one place to add to the overall coverage as featured on the website. This is the second part of our videos from Anime NYC.
Discussing “Here Comes Calico” with HH German from Sigma Comics
PiercingMetal was in attendance at the 2022 Anime NYC at the Javits Center and during the exploration did a series of one on one chats with the creative people we met. All of the videos are presented on our Official YouTube Channel and this post brings them in one place to add to the overall coverage as featured on the website. This is the first part of our videos from Anime NYC.
Talking About “Danger The Game” with Origami Whale Games
PiercingMetal was in attendance at the 2022 New York Comic Con at the Javits Center and during the exploration did a series of one on one chats with the creative people we met. All of the videos are presented on our Official YouTube Channel and this post brings several of them together in one place to add to the overall coverage as featured on the website.
This video features writer Jeffrey Burandt