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Category Archives: Album Covers

Pallbearer to get Heartless on March 24th

Posted by on January 4, 2017

We’d already known that 2017 was going to be doomy thanks to Pallbearer. Now, however, we know the release date for their third album, Heartless, and what the album cover looks like. The seven-track album features an oil painting from Michael Lierley, was self-produced by the band, and mixed by Joe Barresi.  They’ll be performing a […]

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Life of Agony announce album release date, tour dates

Posted by on January 4, 2017

One of the biggest comeback albums of 2017 just got a release date. Life of Agony’s A Place Where There’s No More Pain will be released on April 28th. The band’s fifth album will be their first one in 12 years and only their second in 20 after reuniting back in 2014. Here’s what Alan Robert […]

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Devin Townsend, Metallica album designer comment on Deep Purple, Crowbar similarities

Posted by on December 15, 2016

It’s been a banner year for unintentional plagiarism. It didn’t even take until the release of Hardwired… to Self Destruct for people to accuse the band of ripping off Crowbar’s Odd Fellows Rest, which Kirk Windstein quickly shot down. However, Deep Purple might want to have a word with their graphic designer, as they released the album […]

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Ranking Metallica: The album artwork

Posted by on November 18, 2016

When you are talking about iconic metal bands you don’t get very far through the conversation before Metallica’s name gets dropped. Love or hate their post-Justice/Black Album material, pretty much nothing can taint their most classic releases at this point. Those classic albums also have some of the most recognizable artwork in metal history, adorning […]

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Did Metallica rip off Crowbar’s artwork? Kirk Windstein weighs in

Posted by on August 19, 2016

If, like us, the first thing you thought when you saw the artwork to Metallica’s forthcoming Hardwired… To Self Destruct, was “wow, that’s pretty damn ugly artwork. However, the second thing you might have thought could have been “haven’t I seen that somewhere before?” It took about as long for some people to think that the […]

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