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There's already a thread for great ones, but how bout the terrible cringe-worthy album covers (especially for bands that are actually cool!) Not just boring ones, but BAD! I'll start:

http://www.metal-archives.com/images/3/4/4/0/3440.jpg
Really? What the hell.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/6/62/Abominog%28album%29.jpg/220px-Abominog%28album%29.jpg
And again.
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Great thread!

Well this cover is more boring than bad, the album however is amazing!
http://vibrationsofdoom.com/test/test2/covers/Emerald-DT.jpg

Could be one of the worst.
http://c33.grono.net/225/120/gallery-103536389-500x500.jpg


Never liked this one. The guy looks so fucking retared.
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_KpQfDUm9Abo/SlAmbcUjM2I/AAAAAAAACSo/TegtMJDdUFI/s320/Front_%28Uncensored%29.jpg

Great single but the cover is really, really! bad!. Make me think of a fat smelly male-stripper in woman clothes.
Those rabbit ears doesn't make it less disturbing.
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_66P8ussx5-s/SRm_OxUIPQI/AAAAAAAAG2E/UbmOy-VVBFc/s400/BIG+DAISY+-+FOOTPRINTS+ON+THE+WATER.bmp
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That Cancer one is a toss up for me. While I like the fact that it is taken from Dawn Of The Dead I still find it kind of dumb. Agree about the rest of those. I have never been able to figure out what the hell Riot was thinking with that album cover!
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Haha ! Great topic dude !
Here is my first contribution.

Battleaxe : great album, ridiculous cover...
Even I could draw a more realistic biker muha !

http://www.vinylrecords.ch/B/BA/Battle-Axe/Burn/battle-axe-1101.jpg

And another disgusting one...
Believe it or not but I actually bought this vinyl.
Thank God my mother never saw it !!!

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_fBlhYMhC8-g/TPQPx5OHWcI/AAAAAAAABBY/V3vNQbJhZ0w/s1600/folder.jpg
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Both of those are so bad!
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Same class as the IMPALER one. Just more clean.
http://i.imgur.com/joPAZ.jpg
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Whats up with the Weird/Dumb/or just plain disgusting Covers but great music lately ?
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Whats so bad about the cover of "Fire Down Under"?
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Because it's a shocked looking seal head stuck on a human torso?

That said, I actually love the Battleaxe cover (what) Big Daisy is a shocker though!

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Battleaxe looks like an loading screen from an ol DOS game.

As for Riot, i think thats their mascotte, as far as i can remember this figure has been used the most on their covers .
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I don't know, I kinda like Riot's seal - it's strange and in a way looks good and unique.

This however is a pretty crappy artwork for an (great) album:
http://www.metal-archives.com/images/2/6/7/3/2673.jpg

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I like the BATTLEAXE cover a lot! (maybe becouse I am a fan of DOS games ;))
The french issue on Bernett Records are worse. Looks like an unfinished 70's comic book.

http://i.imgur.com/oZYNK.jpg

Another baaad cover with extremly good content.
[thumb=http://i.imgur.com/v2K0h.jpg]http://i.imgur.com/v2K0h.jpg[/thumb]

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In my opinion, none is worse tham Accept's Balls to the Wall, Handsome Beasts' Beastiality and Mainly: Manowar's Anthology. ¬¬'
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Agony bag ??
Hahahaha !

Oh my God...
What a killer.
Keep them coming guys...
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And Agony Bag's gives me creeps, I can nclude tah cover in my list as well. I might have nightmares today because of you, Strapp. HAHHAAHAHAHAHA!!
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Ostrogoth - Too Hot.
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nicko mcbuff wrote:Ostrogoth - Too Hot.

Whats so bad about that one, its more funny to look at .
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the only good thing about this is that it is not a really crappy death metal band
http://www.metal-archives.com/images/3/1/5/0/315093.jpg?3741

oh yeah and these
http://noob.hu/2011/08/20/cover_1.jpg
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_137H7sdqkLQ/SvcTqajmuLI/AAAAAAAAAYU/vJ8En5swNek/s400/bitter.jpg
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I don't really see the point including the BITTER END Cover under "Crap Covers", it may not be a cutie to look at, but crap???? Some of the lyrics deal with drug use/abuse, if you can't stand the Harsh reality you'll distort your mind by drugs, rather good realization of the lyrical content.
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