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Bedemon - Symphony of shadows

Best metal album covers October 2012

Time to gather up some great stuff from October 2012. Time after summer usually brings more records to sale and more variation to visual quality. Besides these beautiful examples I’ve found some really cool opposites also to my annual posting end of the year.

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Mnemesis (Mnemic)

Best metal album covers from June and July 2012

After quick summer break it is now time to showcase some of the best album art. Usually bands don’t release that much albums during summer time because of lack of potential buyers. People are on the beach drinking beer and not necessarily searching for hot new releases. In movie business they release easygoing movies in summers, […]

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Kane Roberts - Kane Roberts

Tasty treats of funny metal album covers 2012

At the end of this year I will once again gather all the best and funniest album covers. This time I wanna give some clues what’s happening in the fields of the funny ones. I have several more of these treats but here are some picks from the vault. Some of them are not necessarily […]

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I Like Trains - The shallows

Best metal album covers May 2012

May 2012 had album art mostly by bands I didn’t even knew. Earthlimb, For All This Bloodhshed, In Mourning and Soulsavers really surprised me with their creative album art. I was also delighted to see some hints of Joos Schmidts classic Bauhaus poster in I Like Trains album “The Shallows”. You can check out the […]

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Bob Wayne- Till the wheels fall off

Best metal album covers April 2012

It is time of Spring and here are my choices for best album covers in April 2012. This month gave us way more abstractive concepts than previous month. Album artworks such as “Aldaaron – Supreme silence”, “Anathema – Weather systems”, “Another Perfect Day – Four songs for the left behind”, Deadborn – Mayhem maniac machine”, “Moonspell […]

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Imperial State Electric - Pop war

Best metal album covers March 2012

March 2012 gave us some really cool stuff. I love the typography and atmosphere of Black Space Riders ‘Light is the new Black’. There are also some excellent usage of animals in such bands covers as Devil In Me, Dry the River, Imperial State Electric, Lonewolf and Secrets of the Moon. All are really good […]

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Morbid Angel - Illud divinum insanus - the remixes

Best metal album covers February 2012!

Heres my selections of best metal album covers from February 2012.

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Alcest - Les Voyages De Lame

Best album covers January 2012

It is time to start the year 2012 with 8 cool artworks from various bands. I found some pretty cool stuff. Especially I would like to point out Kommando Kap Hoorns extraordinary zombie-orientated album art. It has nice idea and fresh design. Also Caliban album cover really stops whatever you are doing. Haunting and hypnotic. […]

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Falloch - Where Distant Spirits Remain

Best album covers October 2011

Hello dear reader. I have gathered some really good looking album covers from previous month. I found 14 pieces of truly good looking cover art from various different bands. Once again it was difficult to choose the winner but I think I did the right choice. During my search I also found some really good […]

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A Hill To Die Upon - Omens

Best album covers August 2011

Here are my contributions from August. Previous month had many really superb covers to offer and I chose 17 of them as my choices. From this month selections it was great to see some modern art movements such as constructivism in Criminal’s ‘Akelarre’ album cover. Judas Priest’s box set ‘Single Cuts’ was refreshing artwork to […]

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Septic Flesh-The Great Mass

Best album covers April 2011

First of all I have to apologize for skipping March totally but I just didn´t have the time. Luckily I´ve collected the cream of the crap from April 2011. Previous month offered some really good choices even for an album cover of the year. I was really pleased to see some brave design solutions and […]

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Eroticism in metal album covers

Yep, I admit! I could have more hits on my website! So spank me! I´m not doing this just to get more hits though, Heavy metal can be sexy or even sensual and erotic and I´m not talking  just Manowar album covers! There are more, trust me. Some of them are straight in your face […]

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HARDCORE SUPERSTAR - SPLIT YOUR LIP

Best album covers November 2010

It is time to gather up the best album covers from releases of November. There was some really good stuff and something I will present later on my yarly “Funny/WTF” category. Be sure to subscribe into my site and get the news when I announce my gather up for the best and worst covers from […]

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Latest work: Yngwie Malmsteen album art

I am more than proud to present my latest piece of work, this time for Yngwie Malmsteen and for his upcoming album “Relentless”. The album will hit the streets November 23, 2010. After the release I´ll post more detailed images from the booklet and share a word or two about the design and the process.

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Typography in album cover design 2009

Interesting picks where typography plays the main role in design:  

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