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dontlivefastjustdie
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 5:24 pm 
 

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That's an awesome looking cover.

Total agree, though they could lose the barbed wire border and it'd be even better.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 5:39 pm 
 

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A giant black metaller performs for the Third Reich
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also probably the worst album I actually enjoy bits of
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:24 pm 
 

enigmatech wrote:
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This is a terrible album, and the album cover is extremely fitting. That's all that has to be said...


I actually dig this cover, it reeks of early 90s which I love that art style.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:39 pm 
 

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also probably the worst album I actually enjoy bits of

I have the Cronos 2 disc Anthology and I really liked the songs off of Dancing in the Fire. But shitty album cover? That it is. In fact every album cover that is essentially a band picture sucks and all involved deserve to get Force Choked.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:44 pm 
 

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Don't know if this one's been posted yet but I'll go for it anyway.
I've always wondered what the meaning is behind this one. Is there a meaning?
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Foulchrist
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 12:22 am 
 

Nochielo wrote:
In fact every album cover that is essentially a band picture sucks and all involved deserve to get Force Choked.


Bollocks!

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:53 am 
 

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I like this album a lot, but man that painting...

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androdion
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:45 am 
 

corpsewithoutsoul wrote:
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Don't know if this one's been posted yet but I'll go for it anyway.
I've always wondered what the meaning is behind this one. Is there a meaning?

She popped and eight ball?! :lol:
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Folkemon_
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:03 am 
 

Basically most of the cover art by this guy http://www.metal-archives.com/artists/F ... anco/36469

They just look like really bad photoshop jobs, some are ok though.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:54 am 
 

Folkemon_ wrote:
Basically most of the cover art by this guy http://www.metal-archives.com/artists/F ... anco/36469

They just look like really bad photoshop jobs, some are ok though.

Not as a bad as Peter Grøn, his mastershit being the cover for Theli

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Machine_Dead
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:34 pm 
 

i don't like the album covers where they just use a band photo as the cover, i think it's lazy and stupid, unless there's a good idea behind it...

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:37 pm 
 

This one eclipses "ugly" and actually becomes completely badass in how fucking dumb it is.

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ChineseDownhill
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:19 pm 
 

That Overkill one looks like they were inspired by Morbid Angel's Domination. Hey, let's use lots of purple and green, because they look so good together!
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299796kms
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:22 pm 
 

It looks like a mashup of the Domination album cover and Priest's Breaking the Law videoclip.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:23 pm 
 

ChineseDownhill wrote:
That Overkill one looks like they were inspired by Morbid Angel's Domination. Hey, let's use lots of purple and green, because they look so good together!

The album came out 8 years prior to Domination. Overkill made green cool.
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Jasper92
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:53 pm 
 

I never liked this one:
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Machine_Dead
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:22 pm 
 

Jasper92 wrote:
I never liked this one:
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I actually do like that one very much, hell, it looks like it even inspired Guillermo Del Toro for Pan's Labyrinth

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Jasper92
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:23 pm 
 

Yeah I know. But it just doesn't make sense to me. Can't get used to it.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:27 pm 
 

The concept is cool, but somehow I don't like the execution very much.

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SadisticGratification
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:32 pm 
 

Sepultura - Arise, anyone? absolute classic album but that cover, what the fuck is it? :lol: it's like a grotesque monster but there's a road in there somewhere :lol:

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:37 pm 
 

ChineseDownhill wrote:
That Overkill one looks like they were inspired by Morbid Angel's Domination. Hey, let's use lots of purple and green, because they look so good together!

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OzzyApu wrote:
The album came out 8 years prior to Domination. Overkill made green cool.



Anyway, I notice a lot of 'core bands use simple staged photography for their album covers. It's kinda lame.
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Foulchrist
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:58 pm 
 

Marag wrote:
The concept is cool, but somehow I don't like the execution very much.


I like it; it's just ugly looking, which works in its favour.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:29 pm 
 

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http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Terror_Throne/Sick_Obssession_to_Pain/209735

The typos just top it off!! The artwork looks like the band got a grade 3 school class to have an art class competition and they picked the winner! haha

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:34 pm 
 

SadisticGratification wrote:
Sepultura - Arise, anyone? absolute classic album but that cover, what the fuck is it? :lol: it's like a grotesque monster but there's a road in there somewhere :lol:


It's a painting by Michael Whelan of Yog-Sothoth, and it rules.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:36 pm 
 

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I like this one, it makes me think of those cheap 70's fantasy comics, which I love. It also has a certain Herculoids vibe.

Now, what's the first letter? I can't tell...
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:48 pm 
 

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I seriously busted out laughing when I saw this one. Looks like something out of Where the Wild Things Are.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 8:03 pm 
 

That Wolf one always shows up on these threads, doesn't it?
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 8:59 pm 
 

I just noticed the wolf(or whatever it is) has bird heads for its claws.

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Oblarg
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:21 pm 
 

Best photoshopping ever:
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What the fuck even is this?
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On the trend of prog metal albums having terrible covers:
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And this one, while we're at it:
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:04 pm 
 

Randy Black looks embarrassed to be in that Annihilator cover. Still their best lineup, though.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:25 pm 
 

Diamhea wrote:
Randy Black looks embarrassed to be in that Annihilator cover. Still their best lineup, though.


And Jeff looks like he's making sure the camera is on. But yeah, awesome album with their best lineup.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:45 pm 
 

Very old, influential band, but don't like it...

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That was weird even for 1974, not the worst I've seen, certainly not the least interesting, but ugly, yes.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:14 pm 
 

that's been posted in here already.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:30 pm 
 

Okay, not even remotely the ugliest or lamest, but I hate covers like this, especially when I have no idea what the hell it is or what's going on:

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If I was forced to guess, I'd have to say that it's a ninja with stumps for limbs doing a belly flop towards a fire pit.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:49 am 
 

Deaderthebetter wrote:
Very old, influential band, but don't like it...

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That was weird even for 1974, not the worst I've seen, certainly not the least interesting, but ugly, yes.

That's fucking beautiful.
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Jasper92
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:38 am 
 

Doomed Cowboy wrote:
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I like this one, it makes me think of those cheap 70's fantasy comics, which I love. It also has a certain Herculoids vibe.

Now, what's the first letter? I can't tell...


An S. Band is called Syar. It's NWOBHM. I've got it on vinyl. Concept is cool. But it has been drawn ugly when you look at it closely.

Music isn't that bad imo.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 12:15 pm 
 

Foulchrist wrote:
Okay, not even remotely the ugliest or lamest, but I hate covers like this, especially when I have no idea what the hell it is or what's going on:

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If I was forced to guess, I'd have to say that it's a ninja with stumps for limbs doing a belly flop towards a fire pit.

:lol: It's a crow on the left (you can see it's head, eye and beak at the top; it's looking down) in the darkness with light lighting from the right. I actually prefer it to their other covers, which are quite bland.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 12:25 pm 
 

Its a crow or another bird, but I can also see the ninja :haha: . It's like the Obscura cover, now I see both the oldman and the pig.

Lets not make the Rorschach test.
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