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Morbid, Gore and Skulls Album Cover artwork

This section has detailed information and description of gramophone (LP) album covers with morbid artwork.

LP album covers with Skull / Morbid / Macabre artwork

Record Catalogno Band/Performers - Album title Year Country
Melodiya C60 28961 008
Alice Shestoy Lesnichy (Sixth Ranger)
Alice Shestoy Lesnichy (Sixth Ranger)
1990 Russia

Anagram GRAM 007

ANGELIC UPSTARTS - Angel Dust The Collected Highs 1978-1983

This is a compilation album of songs which span the six year career

1983 France

Anialator self-titled debut ep red vinyl

 

Anialator - self-titled red vinyl    
Cannibal Corpse - Butchered at Birth Cannibal Corpse - Butchered at Birth CD    

Kreation Records

COFFINS - Mortuary in Darkness

COFFINS - Mortuary in Darkness    
Cradle of Filth - The Principle Evil Made Flesh Cradle of Filth - The Principle Evil Made Flesh CD
   
Roadrunner RR 9301
Crimson Glory - Strange and Beautiful

Crimson Glory - Strange and Beautiful .

In an era of sound- and look-alike metal bands, Crimson Glory they wore full-face metallic silver masks on-stage (as well as for all photo shoots and public appearances). The mystically-named vocalist Midnight was the exception to this, as his mask left his mouth uncovered.

1991 Holland
PROFILE FILER 274
 

CRO-MAGS Best Wishes

Cro-Mags are a hardcore punk turned crossover thrash band from New York City. The band, which had a strong cult following, released many records, their first two considered the most influential. They were among the first bands to fuse hardcore punk with thrash metal and were associated with the birth of a tougher attitude within the hardcore scene in the late 1980s. They were also one of the first hardcore punk bands associated with the Hare Krishna movement.

1989 England
Moonfag (aka Moonfog) MOON008
Darkthrone - Thulcandra the legendary demo 1989 handnumber (527/666)
Darkthrone - Thulcandra the legendary demo 1989 handnumber (527/666) 1989 Norway
Under One Flag FLAG 14
Death Angel - Ultra Violence . "The Ultra-Violence" is the first album by the band Death Angel, released in 1987.
Death Angel - Ultra Violence . "The Ultra-Violence" is the first album by the band Death Angel, released in 1987. 1987 England
DEEP PURPLE - DEEP PURPLE Mk I (self-titled) Gatefold
DEEP PURPLE - DEEP PURPLE Mk I (self-titled) Gatefold    
Waverick 9362-48350
Deftones - S/T self-titled
Deftones - S/T self-titled 2003 USA
Roadrunner RR 9700
Exorcist - Nightmare Theatre
Exorcist - Nightmare Theatre 1986 Holland

Rough Justice JUST 6

Exploited - Death Before Dishonour

Exploited - Death Before Dishonour 1987 England

12 KORE 102

 

EXPLOITED - Jesus is Dead

this is their first studio EP released in 1986

1986 UK

Rondelet Music & Records ROUND 13

THE FITS - Think For Yourself Burial / Straps 7" PS Single 1982

Britain

Original UK vinyl pressing

Noise N 007

Grave Digger - Heavy Metal Breakdown . Heavy Metal Breakdown is the first (debut) Studio album by the German heavy metal band Grave Digger.

Grave Digger - Heavy Metal Breakdown . Heavy Metal Breakdown is the first (debut) Studio album by the German heavy metal band Grave Digger.   Germany
Immortal Call of the Wintermoon demo 1991 Immortal Call of the Wintermoon demo 1991
   
Noise International N 0037  
Kreator - Pleasure to Kill  1986 Germany
Black Dragon BD 023
MACE - The Evil in Good

 
MACE - The Evil in Good 1987 France
ThingaMajigger
MAROON - The Cold Heart of the Sun
MAROON - The Cold Heart of the Sun    
SBK Records 12SBK 4
Megadeth - No More Mr Nice Guy
Megadeth - No More Mr Nice Guy 1989 USA
AAARRG ARG 23/034
MEKONG DELTA - Dances of Death (& Other Walking Shadows)
MEKONG DELTA - Dances of Death (& Other Walking Shadows) 1990 Germany
EPIC E 44447
Meliah Rage - Kill to Survive
Meliah Rage - Kill to Survive 1988 USA
Vertigo METAL 212 & 870 614
Metallica - Harvester of Sorrow
Metallica - Harvester of Sorrow 1988 Metallica
Concept CC-0021
METAL MADNESS 2LP FOC
METAL MADNESS 2LP FOC   Australia

All The Madmen Records MAD 6 / XNTRIX Music 1983

THE MOB - The Mirror Breaks / Stay / incl lyrics sheet Mad 6 7" PS Single

"The Mob" were an anarcho-punk band originally from Yeovil, Somerset, England during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

1983  

Earache – 7 MOSH 46

album has been recently added to the catalogueNAPALM DEATH - Mass Appeal Madness 7"

This is the 7" Single and is dedicated to the memory of Roger Patterson, a member of the death metal band Atheist who died in 1991

1991 UK
Dino Music 120
Power of Metal Hammer
Power of Metal Hammer 1986 Switzerland

GEM GEMLP 108

SAMSON - Head On original 1980 NWOBHM GEM

Head On is the second album by British heavy metal band Samson. It was released in 1980. The cover art features the band's masked drummer, Thunderstick. This is the first album with future Iron Maiden-frontman Bruce Dickinson on vocal duties,

1980

England

Original UK vinyl pressing

Steamhammer SH 0069
SATAN Suspended Sentence NWOBHM 12" vinyl LP
Satan - Suspended Sentence 1987 Germany

Black Dragon Records BD 012

Savage Grace - After The Fall From Grace
1986

France

original french pressing

Metal Blade RR 9502
School of Violence - We the People
School of Violence - We the People 1988 Holland
Illuminated Records ILLL 112
Sex-Gang Children - Beasts

Sex-Gang Children - Beasts .

The Sex Gang Children were originally called Panic Button. The name "Sex Gang Children" was taken from a William Burroughs novel by Malcolm McLaren as a possible name for the band that became Bow Wow Wow and was one of the names that Boy George went through before choosing "Culture Club". SGC vocalist Andi Sexgang tried to persuade George to use the name, but when Culture Club drummer Jon Moss passed on the idea, Andi decided that the name should not go to waste.

1982 England
Warner Bros Abstract Recordings
Slayer - Christ Illusion Red Vinyl . Christ Illusion includes the Grammy Award-winning songs "Eyes of the Insane" and "Final Six", and is the band's first studio album to feature original drummer Dave Lombardo since 1990's Seasons in the Abyss.
Slayer - Christ Illusion Red Vinyl . Christ Illusion includes the Grammy Award-winning songs "Eyes of the Insane" and "Final Six", and is the band's first studio album to feature original drummer Dave Lombardo since 1990's Seasons in the Abyss. 2006 USA
Slayer - South of Heaven    
Sodom - Agent Orange Testpressing Sodom - Agent Orange    
Sonne Hagal - Tarja Sonne Hagal - Tarja    
Takashi - Kamikaze Killers Takashi - Kamikaze Killers    

Beat-The-System!! Light Beat Records BTS LP1

UPROAR - And The Lord Said Let There be Uproar

UPROAR - And The Lord Said Let There be Uproar 1983

UK

Original UK vinyl pressing

       
WB (K) 56 701
ZZ Top - Degüello

ZZ Top - Degüello .

"Degüello" means "no quarter" (as in "no surrender to be given or accepted--a fight to the death") in Spanish and was the title of a Moorish-origin bugle call used by Mexican forces at the Battle of the Alamo, Texas, in 1836.

1979 EEC
       
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