Top 10 Musicians Who Have Made Album Covers


The Top Ten

1 Nick Mason Nick Mason Nicholas Berkeley "Nick" Mason is an English musician and composer, best known as the drummer of legendary rock band Pink Floyd.

He made the original cover to Relics by Pink Floyd - Metal_Treasure

I liked this band. - hashmat

2 John Entwistle John Entwistle John Alec Entwistle, was an English singer, songwriter, composer, musician, film and music producer. He is mostly known as the lead bassist for the rock band The Who.

He created the cover to The Who By Numbers (drawings) - Metal_Treasure

3 Michel 'Away' Langevin Michel 'Away' Langevin

He's the drummer of metal band Voivod. He created about half of their album covers (Nothingface, Dimension Hatröss, and more)

Plus the album cover art to Dave Grohl's album Probot. - Metal_Treasure

4 Xenoyr Xenoyr

He made all Ne Obliviscaris covers and they are very good. He used to do artwork for other bands under the name Svartwerk.
Xenoyr (Marc Campbell) is the lead singer (harsh vocals) and lyricist for metal band Ne Obliviscaris. - Metal_Treasure

5 Hugh Gilmour

Hugh Gilmour, bassist for Pig Iron, created many cover arts, even for other bands, such as:
Iron Maiden - Live at Donnington, 1998 remastered version ;

Tony Iommi- Fused ;
Black Sabbath - The Collection ;
Whitesnake - Box O’ Snakes - Metal_Treasure

6 Cat Stevens Cat Stevens Yusuf Islam, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist.
7 Joe Duplantier Joe Duplantier Joseph "Joe" Duplantier is a French musician best known as the guitarist and vocalist of metal band Gojira.

He made the cover arts to albums L'enfant Sauvage, The Link - Metal_Treasure

8 Tony Bennett

The painting to Girl Singer by Rosemary Clooney - Metal_Treasure

9 Spiros Antoniou Spiros Antoniou

Bassist and vocalist (harsh vox) for Septicflesh created most of the band covers - The Great Mass, Codex Omega, Titan, Communion, and more - Metal_Treasure

10 Ronnie Wood

The Rolling Stones guitarist made the cover to Eric Clapton's Crossroads - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Klaus Voormann

A prolific bass player who joined Manfred Mann and did a lot of session work for John Lennon and George Harrison (among many others), Klaus also designed album covers, the most famous of which is Revolver by The Beatles. - Gg2000

12 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.

Artwork to Portrait of an American Family - Metal_Treasure

13 Bob Dylan

An occasional painter, he painted the cover art for his album Self Portrait and The Band's Music From Big Pink. - Gg2000

14 David Byrne
15 Kanye West Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching more.

Not only did he take the photo of his most recent album "ye", he also designed that of Lil Wayne's "I Am Not A Human Being II". - Martin_Canine

16 Gerard Way Gerard Way Gerard Arthur Way is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer who was the lead vocalist and co-founder of the American alternative rock band My Chemical Romance from its formation in September 2001 until its split in March 2013. His debut solo album Hesitant Alien was released more.

Made the cover for "Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge". - Martin_Canine

17 John Lennon John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.

Walls And Bridges - Billyv

18 John Dyer Baizley John Dyer Baizley

Frontman for Baroness, he has a distinctive, beautiful art style which has graced the covers of albums by bands such as Kvelertak, Skeletonwitch, Darkest Hour and Baroness - gravy

19 Nick Blinko

Front man for British punk band Rudimentary Peni. Blinko is an awesome artist. He does all the band's album covers. - THC13

20 Jeff Walker Jeff Walker Jeffrey Walker is a bass guitarist and vocalist from Windle, St Helens, UK. He is best known for his work with death metal band Carcass for which he is also the main lyricist.

Created Napalm Death's Scum album cover - Metal_Treasure

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