My Year In Review: 2019

Written by Alison “MetalBabe” Cohen

Thank you to everyone who has supported me, Metal Babe Mayhem, and MBM Music LLC. MBM would not exist without you! All the best to each and every one of you in 2020! 2019 was a great year, both personally and professionally. I’d love to share some of the highlights with you below!

January: 

  • Spent New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas, NV. 
  • Attended NAMM in Anaheim, CA. 

February:

March:

April:

  • Connected with Toxxic Hats to create custom Metal Babe Mayhem Cowboy Hats; available in both black and white
  • Brought on Boris Lee as an Official Writer for Metal Babe Mayhem

May: 

  • Attended Manifest Station Music + Yoga Festival at Camp Manitowa in Benton, IL. (5/3 – 5/5)
  • Visited my family in St. Louis and wrote a song called “Magical Pill” with my Dad (Jack Cohen)
  • Added additional Licensed band merch to Metal Babe Mayhem from Slayer, Motorhead, Metallica, AC/DC, and Iron Maiden
  • Created MBM Music LLC Internship positions for Toni Smith and Jesse Bergen 
  • Visited Grant’s family in their new Wenatchee, WA homes 

June/July:

  • Had an amazing two months in Europe with Grant. We visited 12 countries, attended two festivals (Graspop, Wacken) and saw two open air shows (Rammstein/Prague, Bon Jovi/Zurich).  Read about the First Month HERE and our Second Month HERE.

August: 

September:

  • Released C4MB video for “Magical Pill”  with Denniray Stelly
  • MBM Music LLC brought Corners of Sanctuary (Philadelphia, PA) to the West Coast for the 3rd time; 4 Shows
  • Turned a negative into a positive when Sammy Hagar’s High Tide Beach Party was cancelled by scheduling numerous vending opportunities
  • Celebrated my Birthday with an annual LIT SOUL performance at Universal Bar & Grill

October:

  • Added new custom products to the Metal Babe Mayhem line including bottle openers, dog tag necklaces, flasks, and leather cuffs
  • MBM Music LLC brought Defining 13 (Upstate NY) to the West Coast for the first time; 5 Shows 
  • Set up a Metal Babe Mayhem Booth at Throwback Metal Fest III in Apple Valley, CA. (10/12)
  • Set up a Metal Babe Mayhem Booth at the San Diego Metal Swap Meet (10/19)
  • Went on family vacation to Branson with my sister and her family, and celebrated my dad’s Birthday in St. Louis 
  • Set up a wholesale account for Metal Babe Mayhem with 80s World in Branson, MO
  • Promoted Toni Smith and Jesse Bergen to Account Managers
  • Featured in  VoyageLA Magazine 

November:

  • Joined a new gym and am very happy with my new vigorous workout program, lifestyle change, progress, and results
  • Created a Column for Boris Lee on Metal Babe Mayhem called Symptom of the Metalverse
  • Expanded Metal Babe Mayhem’s online presence to include a full-blown Etsy Store
  • Set up a Metal Babe Mayhem Booth at the Route 66 “After Party” in Santa Clarita, CA. (11/10)

December: 

  • Set up a Metal Babe Mayhem Booth at Ozzy Osbourne’s 71st Birthday Celebration at GardenAmp in Garden Grove, CA. (12/8)
  • Released Video Commercial by Yardsale DaVinci from 12/8
  • Set up a Metal Babe Mayhem Booth at the C4OC and House of Metal Holiday Benefit Show (12/14)
  • Spent Christmas with Grant’s family in Wenatchee, WA. 
  • Celebrating New Year’s Eve at an All-Inclusive Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

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