The end of the year is fast approaching, and that means inventory time. Yes, those of us at GEARHEAD HQ will be counting each individual product in the GEARHEAD warehouse. Which means, last minute sale, which means less for us to count if you take advantage of this berzerko offer, so win-win for everyone! Enter XMAS2018 at checkout and get 50% off of any CD in your cart!
Artists We Love
The header for this newsletter was created by Doug Mansfield, who has done alot of cool art for GEARHEAD these last few years, including the Santa's Got a GTO Vol. 2 record, and The Mansfields Hollywood Babylon record. We are so lucky to be selling a few of his goodies, such as magnets and keychains, so please check out the webstore!
Our friendly Christmas monster Lewis was painted by Cuz'n Bill Lorenz, who did the cover for the current issue of GEARHEAD Magazine as well as several t shirts, includingMotorskull and Live Fast, Be Weird. Gearhead owes a great debt of gratitude and appreciatiation to these amazing talented artists, so thank you for your support this year fellas!
We're clearing out some of our limited edition Christmas doo-dads, so make sure you check out the CLEARANCE section for special discounts, no code necessary!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year,
The dedicated team at GEARHEAD HEADQUARTERS
Cool new Gearhead style Christmas art by Doug Mansfield! Check out the artwork he did for the new Mansfields record and the V/A "Rodney On The Rock Presents: Santa's Got a GTO Vol. 2"
GEARHEAD is proud to be an independent small business and thank you all for your support and loyalty. Show your spirit by purchasing one of our limited edition Stars and Stripes shirts, available for just a few more days. Wishing you a safe, happy and weird Independence Day! Live Fast and Be Weird!
It's the first day of the new year, 2017. I can't believe it came so fast but here it is. Thank you to all of you for your support during this last year. It has been quite a journey of renewal, rebirth, rebranding or, as some like to say, the Phoenix rising from the ashes. I truly look forward to where this journey takes us all during the upcoming year. Thank you for joining me on the ride. Now let's rock! Live Fast Be Weird!
Much love and peace,
xo Rev. Michelle
As we wind down to the end of 2016, and the holiday festivities rev up, looking back on this past year starts to occupy more of my thoughts. It has been an incredible year of creativity, growth, new relationships and business opportunities. But first, let me just get this out in the open: yes, I am hoping you’ll consider giving the gift of Gearhead product this holiday season. It is not too late. Read on for freebies and last minute sales!
The year began with the long-awaited issue No. 19 of Gearhead Magazine. If you missed it, you can still buy physical copies to flip through at the discounted rate of $3 now until 12/31/16. For those of you who dig the digital format, get your FREE digital copy to peruse at your leisure! Click here to download now. Ends 12/31/16.
New t-shirts and accessories have abounded this year as well, necessitating extensive appearances at various car shows including the infamous Viva Las Vegas and Mooneyes Xmas show. Check out the photos on Instagram and Facebook.
Taking a break from May through July, a litter of corgi pups made a guest appearance, produced by shop dog Twix. Gearhead went on hiatus until these little rascals were old enough to go to their new forever homes. Miss Cool Luci Fur stayed behind to become the newest Gearhead Mascot, joining Dooly and Twix in patrolling the grounds and protecting the shop. I posted a day-by-day update on my personal Facebook; Click here for pictures! It was alot of work, but one of the most rewarding productions I've been involved in.
Gearfest 2016 rocked at the end of September with knock out performances by the reformed Red Planet, Roxy Suicide (featuring Dave from The Mansfields) Pat Todd and the Rankoutsiders (former Lazy Cowgirls), Sacramento’s Troublemakers and a guest performance by Leesa G from The Creamers. Hot rods, and a Ms. Gearheadcontest rounded out the outstanding night. There will be a series of videos coming to You Tube in 2017, I promise. But till then, check out the photos here.
Renewing relationships with some of our best retail customers rounded out the rest of this year. Click here for a full list of stores carrying GEARHEAD products.
I firmly believe in celebrating the famed Twelve Days of Christmas. It’s so much more fun to get gifts through out the end of the year. According to the Music Business Association, Compact Discs are still the most popular music gift given at Christmas! Stuff your stockings with some good ol’ rock & roll; many Gearhead Compact Discs are now only $2! This sale ends Monday Dec. 26, 2016 so order today!
Back issues of Gearhead Magazine are also on sale for $1 so stock up and have some weird and wild stuff to read while you hang out for the holidays! This incredible deal lasts through the end of the year, 12/31/16.
And finally, all orders placed will receive a free digital download card stuff with great GEARHEAD music, as well as a reusable tote bag, while supplies last!
Thank you all for sharing this ride with me. I am grateful for the support you have shown through out the year. Your wonderful letters and purchases this year have fueled this journey and I can’t wait for the fun stuff coming in 2017, including some new records, a new magazine and some killer new threads.
Wishing you all a very happy prosperous holiday season filled with joy and health, and remember,
Live Fast, Be Weird!
Rock 'n' Roll/Automotive Journalist, Influencer, Editor and Publisher of Gearhead Magazine,