First, we’ll get some business out of the way:

I’m playing a show in Atlanta THIS SATURDAY (April 8th) at the Drunken Unicorn.
All the details you need can be found right here:

But enough of that stuff. I really wanted to write to you guys to brag about YOU.

With the Carpenter Brut show in the past, and Love Bites out long enough to have sown it’s oats, it’s come back to the time when I just need to sit down and make some new music. This time is always filled with plenty of self-doubt and anxiety that my best work is in the past. Impostor-syndrome-style thoughts like “This is when they figure out I have no idea what I’m doing and it’s all been a sham!” You know…just the regular day to day stuff.

But, thanks to my wonderful family, I have a great fallback in those times.

You see, as you guys post images on the various social media about getting your cassettes, or shirts, or stickers, or whatever else, I’ve been collected those things, and saving them. That’s right, I’ve put together a Vampire Step-Dad Family Photo Album. So any time I need a reminder of what this is all for, I give it a look over. Seeing all your shining faces..You make me so proud!

I also have a second album that’s very special to me. It’s devoted to Vampire Step-Dad-inspired art. I can’t tell you how humbling it is to know that something I’ve done has inspired others to exercise their creative abilities.

Look at all these wonderful pieces!

Anyway, I just wanted to share this with you guys, reminding you just how special you are to me, and giving you a look at what you’re brothers and sisters are up to. If you’ve got something you want to add to the album, send it my way!

Hope to see some of you on Saturday!

Vlad, your Vampire Step-Dad