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Posted by LeChron James on 07.10.2008 at 10:45
Recently, album covers have been taking dives in quality. Helloween's CGI on "Gambling With the Devil" is god awful and dont even get me started on "Dance of Death". but some bands have high quality album covers on a constant basis. Maiden, Priest and to a degree, Slayer all have had pretty insane album covers over the course of their expansive careers. Bathory and Windir have really killer album art as well. what are your highlights and lowlights in terms of album art?

UPDATE: DAMNATED has brought to my attention that there is a thread talking about best album covers so from here (10/15/08), this thread is only regarding BAD album covers.



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Uldreth

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  26.08.2012 at 15:04
Also Fursy Teyssier artwork look atrocious since when?
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camilord

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  23.03.2013 at 07:39
Panetra firsts albums, riot albums,

Azarath

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  23.03.2013 at 20:35
Written by camilord on 23.03.2013 at 07:39




What album is that? Because it looks like it could be the best album ever.
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  23.03.2013 at 20:37
Written by Azarath on 23.03.2013 at 20:35

Written by camilord on 23.03.2013 at 07:39




What album is that? Because it looks like it could be the best album ever.


Wreckage In The Flesh by Dr. Know, a great album it is.
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Azarath

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  23.03.2013 at 20:51
Written by Ozman on 23.03.2013 at 20:37

Wreckage In The Flesh by Dr. Know, a great album it is.

Thanks. Punk... well, I'll give it a try. With a cover like that the music deserves to be heard.
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  23.03.2013 at 23:00
Written by Azarath on 23.03.2013 at 20:51

Written by Ozman on 23.03.2013 at 20:37

Wreckage In The Flesh by Dr. Know, a great album it is.

Thanks. Punk... well, I'll give it a try. With a cover like that the music deserves to be heard.

Actually crossover thrash, not punk
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camilord

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  24.03.2013 at 01:48
Yes this album is pure thrash. very good album
Azarath

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  25.03.2013 at 19:24
Written by Ozman on 23.03.2013 at 23:00

Actually crossover thrash, not punk

Well, AllMusic called their music "standard-issue SoCal punk rock". Then you went with "crossover thrash" and camilord chose "pure thrash". Fascinating.

Anyway, I actually quite liked it. Didn't live up to the promise of the cover though.
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  25.03.2013 at 19:27
Written by Azarath on 25.03.2013 at 19:24


Well, AllMusic called their music "standard-issue SoCal punk rock". Then you went with "crossover thrash" and camilord chose "pure thrash". Fascinating.

Anyway, I actually quite liked it. Didn't live up to the promise of the cover though.


I think Dr. Know were more punk before this album, or AllMusic confused them with the solo albums of Bad Brains guy Dr. Know (who is from New York and not SoCal like these guys)
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