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Probably my favorite metal album cover:


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Negură Bunget - Om (also, all of the album's artbook&artwork is superb)


Deathspell Omega - KÚn˘se (with all of the album artbook&artwork)


Profanum - Musaeum Esotericum (again, with the entire artbook)

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote UMUR Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 Sep 2010 at 7:00am
Hmm...I don┤t really like neither the cover nor the music. The Satyricon cover above the Dimmu Borgir one is awsome though.
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Awful album, that last one, but the cover is awesome.


Edited by Ulfednar - 03 Sep 2010 at 6:57am
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The album I'm listening to right now has some nice artwork...


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote progshine Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Aug 2010 at 12:49pm
I like the new album from the russians Orgia Pravednikov (http://www.metalmusicarchives.com/orgia-pravednikov.aspx)


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Here's another really nice one:


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Originally posted by Time Signature Time Signature wrote:

My favorite piece of cover art of all time:



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My favorite piece of cover art of all time:

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^ Awesome pick there, J-Man!



I'm rather unhappy with the way the album's title is split like that, but the rest of it is great.
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I've always loved this one:


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The Drudkh album that arrived earlier today has a beautiful cover as well:

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I haven't heard this album but I love the cover. Diadem of 12 Stars by Wolves in the Throne Room. Most of my favourite album covers come from prog circles, though.
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Some of my current favourites (those I'm able to remember right now).











...so I guess you get a hint what kind of cover art I love. ;-)

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Freakery cover (Click to see larger picture)
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I generally love most of the classic works by Dan Seagrave, Edvard J. Repka and of course Derek Riggs.


Edited by UMUR - 26 Aug 2010 at 7:38am
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Originally posted by Sleepwalker Sleepwalker wrote:

Why superficial? I feel album covers and artwork in general really strengthens the mood of an album.


It was just a play on words. :)

I love the Ulver one!
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