Artist: Nazareth Title: Rampant Year: 1974 Label: A&M For more great sleeves, visit the The Hipgnosis Album Cover Gallery.
Have I ever enjoyed being sick? Well, that depends. Are you asking me about now or when I was a kid and a 99 degree temperature might mean a day away from […]
Expect No Mercy was Scottish band Nazareth’s ninth album, three removed from their Hair of the Dog peak. That classic Nazareth line-up of singer Dan McCafferty, guitarist Manny Charlton, drummer Darrell Sweet, and bassist […]
First of all, that’s just one bad ass seventies Heavy Metal black light poster of an album cover. Artist Rodney Matthews really captured a sort of Ralph Bakshi meets Rob’t Williams vibe […]
Rodney Matthews is a legend in the world of fantasy art. His work graces books, posters, calendars, puzzles. But music geeks like me prefer to claim him as our own, as Mr. […]
This is one of my favorite album covers, and its one of the many records in my stacks with a personal story behind it.
The cover art for Nazareth’s The Fool Circle remains one of my all time favorites. During my years in art school a common criticism leveled at my work was that it was […]
The Seventies laid claim to some great live albums, never mind that many of them were created in a studio. The Woodstock soundtrack kicked off the decade, which to me was roughly […]
By the time we settled in South Carolina I had embraced fully my outsiderness. This is not to say that I didn’t want to make friends; rather, it’s more akin to a […]