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Dembo
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 2:28 am 
 

chaossphere wrote:
Speaking of Mortem, their album Demon Tales uses Francisco Goya's Witches Sabbath.
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As does the demo from Puerto Rican band Dantesco.
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Another one:

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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 2:44 am 
 

I caught this in the Bad Album Art thread:
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And instantly remembered this:
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 2:46 am 
 

Another over-used metal cover motive:
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Another:
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Some lesser ones:
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Dembo
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Anthony Pwl wrote:
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The top one you posted is by the same guy who did the artwork used on Metallica's Jump in the Fire single: http://www.lesedwards.com/main/ (search for "devils")

Which in turn has somewhat of its doppelgänger:
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A bit simmilar to the previous two but more simmilar to each other:
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 4:24 am 
 

Van Eyck's diptych spotted again:

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Dembo
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 5:48 am 
 

Some more with the same motives:

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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 12:03 pm 
 

Not far from each other . . .
http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/An ... n_Hell/607
http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Go ... ate/410498
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blackmantram
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 2:41 pm 
 

Dembo wrote:
Some more with the same motives:
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All of these were taken from this one:

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from the same guy who made Obituary's cause of death and Sepultura's arise (and probably some others I can't recall right now)

here's his web page if someone's interested. I really dig his work.
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Dembo
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 2:42 pm 
 

putrevomitory wrote:

And this one which makes me think it's a reference to the Annihilator one. Unless it's some sort of other cultural reference that I'm not aware of:

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Speaking of references, here are some obvious ones (except possibly the Mötley Crüe one may not be a reference):

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And two bands doing simmilar stuff as their own previous ones, + one each by other bands which are simmilar to one of those:

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Dembo
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 2:45 pm 
 

blackmantram wrote:
from the same guy who made Obituary's cause of death and Sepultura's arise (and probably some others I can't recall right now)

here's his web page if someone's interested. I really dig his work.
http://www.michaelwhelan.com

Yes, Whelan has some great stuff, and it's fairly common that several bands use from the same piece of work.

Anyway, speaking of Sepultura...

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How the fuck did I forget this one?

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Dembo wrote:
Speaking of references, here are some obvious ones (except possibly the Mötley Crüe one may not be a reference):

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also this:
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i also remember seeing a site with a whole bunch of album covers that look very similar to napalm death's scum, but i couldn't find it just now, and can't remember any of the other albums...
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Some more here:

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Destroyer 666
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Cro-Mags
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LefterisK
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Warty_basaloid wrote:
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Also, this one by Megadeth:

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joppek wrote:
i also remember seeing a site with a whole bunch of album covers that look very similar to napalm death's scum, but i couldn't find it just now, and can't remember any of the other albums...


I highly doubt you mean this one because it is by an underground Greek DIY band but their cover is a direct reference to Scum (obviously done on purpose as a tribute to Napalm Death).
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 5:51 pm 
 

I'm sure many who follow death metal are familiar with the Entombed/Entrails cover simmilarity, which is accentuated by the logo simmilarity:

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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 8:05 pm 
 

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Thanks, I thought I remembered seeing a Mortification cover of that sort as well but couldn't find it. Should have looked at more than the full lengths.

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LefterisK wrote:
joppek wrote:
i also remember seeing a site with a whole bunch of album covers that look very similar to napalm death's scum, but i couldn't find it just now, and can't remember any of the other albums...


I highly doubt you mean this one because it is by an underground Greek DIY band but their cover is a direct reference to Scum (obviously done on purpose as a tribute to Napalm Death).
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that probably was among them, i don't remember - but there was like at least a dozen, maybe two, of similar scum homage covers listed on this random site that i can't seem to find anymore

has sleep sabbath been mentioned yet?
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Autopsy's Severed Survival is similar to Виварий's Виварий.
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 2:39 am 
 

joppek wrote:
has sleep sabbath been mentioned yet?
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Antioch II: First Stryke might as well be a combo of these two. The Motley Crue quad you provided above, did the Beatles have something of that sort or could have been a shoot photo? idk.
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I can see an ongoing motif here.
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putrevomitory wrote:
The Motley Crue quad you provided above, did the Beatles have something of that sort or could have been a shoot photo? idk.

I don't understand the question.

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Lord_Jotun wrote:
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What about this one?

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Dembo wrote:

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Why does that look so familiar...?

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Dembo wrote:
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I don't understand the question.

Mybad. I meant if the Beatles had a similarly envisioned quadruple cover (like that Motley Crue you provided) or something else i.e. promo photo, cuz i've seen a doom band do something similar though i can't put a finger on it.
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S.O.B.
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Reminds me of Baron Rojo's Metalmorfosis:

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One of my fav Heavy Metal albums ever, by the way.

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Anthony Pwl wrote:
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What about this one?

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And this one:

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Another similar theme:

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That "Death the Avenger" was also used on some reissues of Defleshed's Abrah Kadavrah:
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Also, as I was sitting here listening to Midwinter, I realized it's yet another Horsehead Nebula sighting:
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Excellent bands, in any case.

edit: you know, that specific variation of "Death the Avenger," with the deceased woman beneath him, may in fact be a work by Leilah Wendell, infamous corpse fucker

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DeathfareDevil wrote:
That "Death the Avenger" was also used on some reissues of Defleshed's Abrah Kadavrah:
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edit: you know, that specific variation of "Death the Avenger," with the deceased woman beneath him, may in fact be a work by Leilah Wendell, infamous corpse fucker


....That name sounds awfully familiar.
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For cases where bands use the exact same source for their artwork, I would recommend checking Archives of Khazad-Dum. Unfortunately, it seems the person behind it isn't running it anymore.
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That khazad dude was comprehensive as fuck. The guys at darkside.ru had similar stuff.
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Of_This_Night36 wrote:
For cases where bands use the exact same source for their artwork, I would recommend checking Archives of Khazad-Dum. Unfortunately, it seems the person behind it isn't running it anymore.

Or fortunately, based on some of the less mentally healthy posts on that site... Seems to be part an artwork site and part a shock site.

Anyway, turns out the previously posted Sepultura devil is present on more covers: http://archivesofkhazad-dum.blogspot.se ... RuqN9wlFhE

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Anthony Pwl wrote:
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What about this one?

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YES!!! I knew I was missing an obvious one there, thank you!
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