10 Best Hard Rock Album Covers Of All Time
Albums are no small feat to create. From booking studio time to getting the right take for a song, musicians have to put their heart and soul into these tunes in order for them to end up on the record. It may not seem as important, but the actual covers of these records can almost be as important as the content inside.
When you think about it, these covers have a particularly daunting task. You have to have something that captures the right amount of grit of the record while not being too disturbing to be off putting to the average fan. It's never an easy choice to make this kind of artistic statement, but these records show just how much the artist understood where the musicians were coming from.
From snide humor to creepy graphics, each of these albums do a great job of putting the listener in the proper headspace before diving head first into the music. Whether the cover has incredibly stunning visuals or just a few barebones essentials, they not only compliment the music but add to the excitement of the record. Once you saw these covers, you knew you were in for one hell of a ride.