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H. R. Giger

H. R. Giger

Real/full name:
Hans Rudolf Giger
Age:
74 (born Feb 5th, 1940)
R.I.P.:
May 12th, 2014
Died of:
Injuries sustained from a fall
Place of origin:
Switzerland (Chur)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Giger was a surrealist artist, best known for designing the titular creature in the 1979 horror film Alien.

Trivia

Aside from occasionally providing artwork for metal bands, Giger also painted the album cover for Emerson, Lake & Palmer's Brain Salad Surgery album as well as Magma's Attahk. He also designed microphone stands for Jonathan Davis of Korn.

Some of his more graphic paintings have sparked considerable controversy, famously landing punk band Dead Kennedys on trial for including one of his ...

Absorbed

1992 Unreal Overflows (Demo) Cover art

Atrocity

1990 Hallucinations Cover art

Azure

1996 Dark and Mysterious (Demo) Cover art

Carcass

1993 Heartwork Front album sculpture

Celtic Frost

1985 To Mega Therion Cover art

Danzig

1992 Danzig III: How the Gods Kill Cover art
1992 Dirty Black Summer (Single) Artwork

Dekapited

1994 Hidden Life (Demo) Artwork

Delayed Action Bomb

1996 Promo Tape (Demo) Cover art

Demise

1993 Demise (EP) Artwork

Deus Mortis

1993 Ominous Eyes (Demo) Cover art

Dr Death

1997 Preapocalyptic Visions Cover art
1999 Somewhere in Nowhere Cover art

Edge of Sanity

1990 The Dead (Demo) Artwork

Goathrone

1996 Demo '96 (Demo) Artwork (on re-issue)

Liturgia

1994 In Perpetuum (EP) Cover art

Nuclear Death

1992 I Am Only God (Demo) Artwork (Part on Cover)

Omega

2013 The Hell Patrol Artwork

Reign

1992 This Silent Nation (Demo) Artwork

Reino Sangriento

1993 Demo I (Demo) Cover illustration

Rigor Mortys

2000 Rigor Mortys / Kaemorph (Split) Cover art

Soulless

1997 Spirit of Damnation (Demo) Cover art (as "HR Giger")

The Now Noise!

1997 Grey (Demo) Artwork

Totten Korps

1992 Our Almighty Lords (EP) Artwork

Triptykon

2010 Eparistera Daimones Cover art
2010 Eparistera Daimones – The Complete Sessions (Boxed set) Artwork
2014 Melana Chasmata Cover art

Wort

1995 Hatemachine (Demo) Cover art
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