“It’s true that many bands just use visuals to enhance the shocking value of their music, but in many cases, bands and artists use the imagery to challenge the viewer with interesting ideas that could have social, political, ecological connotations, etc.”
Tag: Album Art
INTERVIEW: Ramon Oscuro Martos on His Second Volume of Stories About Heavy Metal Album Covers
Metal tends to be more independent, timeless, and more honest in its visual presentation.
25 Years Later – Paul Elledge on the Art of Ministry’s “Psalm 69” LP
“I would take really perfect photos & knock them down a little bit by doing things to them. Which is basically what Al was doing with sound.”
INTERVIEW: Brian Walsby on Art, Humor, & the Melvins
“People will send me pictures of some of them in frames in their homes. Some of them are pretty inappropriate & they’ll have a picture of the inappropriate poster with their children.”