Top 10 Best Metal Album Covers to Shock Mainstream Pop Fans With

The Top Ten

1 Cannibal Corpse - Butchered at Birth

I hate the album cover myself but it has good songs like meat hook sodomy and vomit the soul heh if those retards read the titles theyll get creeped out and the funny thing is I'm a Christian who listen to cannibal corpse!

2 Slayer - Christ Illusion

If the album cover scared the nation of India, the cover will definitely scare pop fans away. A mutilated Jesus Christ being stoned in a sea of beheaded heads and a destroyed city.

Try showing this to a priest and they'll beat you up and drag you to the church to exorcise you - SirSkeletorThe3rd

But now, iTunes, This site, and Google Play issue an alternative cover with a zombie hand and not Jesus Christ.

3 Cattle Decapitation - Humanure
4 Marilyn Manson - Antichrist Superstar
5 Korn - Korn

Is that Slender Man? - Metalhead1997

6 Carcass - Reek of Putrefaction
7 Exhumed - Gore Metal Exhumed - Gore Metal Exhumed is an American death metal band from San Jose, California that is currently signed to Relapse Records.
8 Cannibal Corpse - The Wretched Spawn
9 Mayhem - Dawn of the Black Hearts

This album had an actual dead person on it. Ironically his name was Dead. He was the lead singer of the band. - SirSkeletorThe3rd

10 Cannibal Corpse - Tomb of the Mutilated

Eek. Don't show me this.

The Contenders

11 Death - Spiritual Healing
12 Slayer - God Hates Us All

The original cover (the bloody, defaced Bible) would scare a LOT of people. A Bible desecrated with blood, pentagram nails, and the Slayer logo burned in. The back is reven more harrowing, with marks on specific Bible verses to look as if a psychopath or evil genius defaced the Bible. Too bad Slayer released a new, censored cover with four Latin crosses. The white cover is so underwhelming with the Latin Cross, Peterine Cross, and sideways crosses.

The one I see in the picture looks cool.

13 Slayer - Reign In Blood
14 The Underground Resistance - Darkthrone

How is this cover shocking?

15 Slayer - South of Heaven
16 Slayer - Repentless

A better, more "sacreligious" cover than Christ Illusion.

17 Carnivorous Erection - Regurgitate

I honestly think this one is hilarious.

Ew...I hope what it looks like is happening isn't.

18 Autopsy - Severed Survival
19 Flotsam and Jetsam - Once In a Deathtime
20 Pestilence - Consuming Impulse
21 Babez for Breakfast - Lordi
22 The Origin of The Feces - Type O Negative
23 Marduk - F**k Me Jesus
24 Holy Diver - Dio
25 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden
26 Icons of Evil - Vital Remains
27 Metallica - Kill 'em All
28 Venom - Welcome to Hell
29 In Sorte Diaboli - Dimmu Borgir
30 Obsessed by Cruelty - Sodom
31 Once Upon the Cross - Deicide
32 Reek of Putrefaction - Carcass Reek of Putrefaction - Carcass
33 Symphonies of Sickness - Carcass
34 Cannibal Corpse - Worm Infested
35 Severed Survival - Autopsy
36 Gore Metal - Exhumed

Gross.

37 Let Us Pray - Vital Remains
38 To Mega Therion - Celtic Frost
39 Avenged Sevenfold - City of Evil
40 Amon Amarth - Twilight of the Thunder God
41 Death Angel - Relentless Retribution
42 Five Finger Death Punch - Got Your Six
43 Iron Maiden - The Final Frontier
44 Municipal Waste - The Art of Partying
45 Sodom - Tapping the Vein
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