For Those About to Rock, Part 4

Since the shift in pop music from classical, to jazz to rock and roll, science fiction and fantasy imagery has been a mainstay in album cover art. From some of the smallest and biggest names in illustration, art and music history. In no particular order over the course of this week, I’ll be collecting some of the most notable science fiction and fantasy images ever created. Check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.

NOTE: This part of the series is a cover gallery without notation. If you can add art credits to certain pieces, leave a comment below. Thanks!

RZA as Bobby Digital, In Stereo by Bill Sienkiewicz

High On Fire, Snakes for the Divine

Baroness, The Blue Album

Muse, The Resistance

Voivod, The Outer Limits 3D

Megadeth, Rust in Peace by Ed Repka

Amon Amarth, Twilight of the Thunder God

Alabama Thunderpussy, Open Fire

Iron Fire, Metamorphosized

Journey, Escape by Stanley Mouse

Aerosmith, Just Push Play by Hajime Sorayama

Dio, Sacred Heart by Robert Florczak


Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Trilogy

Mark Korsak is an illustrator who’s work can be seen in The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Billboard, and more.


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