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    Posted: 20 Jan 2012 at 11:01am
Though it's only January, I figure I'll get this topic started early so we can unearth some cool cover art right away.  Post your favourites as you find them!

As I started the topic, it wouldn't be right if I didn't post a couple to get the ball rolling.

I'll have what he's having:


Many are loving the old-school look of the upcoming Napalm Death:


Not even sure what they sound like (I'll look into it), but the style of this cover reminds me of the book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" I enjoyed as a kid:

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I haven't seen a lot that really catches my eye yet, but I like Iron Fire's art.


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Dead babies for sale by the queen!  (album: In Somniphobia by Sigh)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Diogenes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 Jan 2012 at 12:07pm
Originally posted by Stooge Stooge wrote:


Not even sure what they sound like (I'll look into it), but the style of this cover reminds me of the book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" I enjoyed as a kid:



Spot on.  That was one of my favorites too.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Triceratopsoil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 Jan 2012 at 9:54pm
I'm going to preemptively say "whatever the final artwork for Gamma Knife ends up being"

just based on trends
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That is amazing artwork. What band is that?
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Originally posted by Sheavy Sheavy wrote:

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That is amazing artwork. What band is that?

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This one is pretty cool:


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I think the new Sigh is the greatest one Ive seen in 2012 so far:
 
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Some more I like:





I wasn't fond of this art at first, but its grown on me:


The rest of these albums I know nothing about, but I like their art:





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Haven't heard it yet, but I don't tink I'll like it based on thetracks listed...   Best album artwork by Agathocles ever (so far).
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Diogenes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 Mar 2012 at 12:37pm
Originally posted by adg211288 adg211288 wrote:




That coloring is purty.


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