Top 10 Metal Album Covers of the 21st Century

Metal_Treasure
Metal music and lyrics have changed over time.
Have album covers and their aesthetics changed?
What new trends have you noticed?

The Top Ten

1 Omnivium - Obscura

I love this cover as well as the music on the album - Metal_Treasure

2 Octavarium - Dream Theater
3 Memories of a Time to Come - Blind Guardian
4 Live - Blind Guardian

This is a real painting with incredible details - the only reason I didn't put it at #1 is that this is a live album. - Metal_Treasure

5 Spirit - Eluveitie

Every time I see this cover I can't get it out of my head for hours or even days. - Metal_Treasure

6 Annihilator - Annihilator
7 Master of the Moon - Dio
8 Wintersun - Wintersun
9 Dystopia - Megadeth
10 Redeemer of Souls - Judas Priest

The Contenders

11 Evangelion - Behemoth
12 Demons & Wizards - Demons & Wizards
13 Obzen - Meshuggah
14 A Matter of Life and Death - Iron Maiden
15 Leading Vision - Gorod
16 Two Paths - Ensiferum
17 Unholy Cult - Immolation
18 Crack the Skye - Mastodon
19 The Scarecrow - Avantasia
20 Once - Nightwish
21 Paradise Lost - Symphony X
22 Seven Seals - Primal Fear
23 At the Edge of Time - Blind Guardian
24 Metal - Annihilator
25 Hammer of the North - Grand Magus
26 No World Order! - Gamma Ray
27 Infinite - Stratovarius
28 Follow the Reaper - Children of Bodom
29 From Afar - Ensiferum
30 The Odyssey - Symphony X
31 As the World Bleeds - Theocracy
32 Obituary - Obituary
33 Urn - Ne Obliviscaris

This will come out next month - Oct 27, 2017. - Metal_Treasure

34 The Mystery of Time - Avantasia
35 From Mars to Sirius - Gojira
36 Ecliptica - Sonata Arctica
37 Imaginaerum - Nightwish
38 Jumalten Aika - Moonsorrow

This isn't the original cover I submitted and attached to this item. I have no idea why it was changed to this. - Metal_Treasure

39 The Fourth Legacy - Kamelot
40 Train of Thought - Dream Theater
41 Leviathan - Mastodon
42 Remission - Mastodon
43 Epica - Kamelot
44 Indestructible - Disturbed

This is NOT a metal album (I didn't add it). - Metal_Treasure

I love it

45 The Astonishing - Dream Theater
46 Brave New World - Iron Maiden
47 The Final Frontier - Iron Maiden
48 The Book of Souls - Iron Maiden

Eddie looks awesome!

49 Mother Earth - Within Temptation
50 The Unforgiving - Within Temptation
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