Revealed: Metal's Top 10 Worst Album Covers
Published Sep 15, 2009If you've always wanted to know what the ten worst metal album covers were, they're now all assembled in a convenient top-ten list. Courtesy of Noisecreep.com, some of the most cringeworthy album jackets the genre has to offer are laid out for your viewing pleasure/displeasure.
Pantera tops the list with their 1983 release, Metal Magic, which, as you can see from the image above, features some crudely drawn Masters of the Universe-like cat man. Helloween's Chameleon also made the list with what looks like a reject prototype for a Genesis album, as did Dragonforce's latest release, Ultra Beatdown, and Riot's Narita, which features what looks like a sumo wrestler with a head of a seal posing on a beach.
To check out the full list, click here. Or better yet, make your own top picks, like, say, Merciless Death's Evil in the Night. It's up for grabs.