The best metal album covers of May 2019

Timo Ketola's work ethic is appreciated.


This month welcomed many highly-anticipated releases from bands that have left their mark on their respective genres, including POSSESSED, DARK THRONE, and NOCTURNUS AD to name a few. Underground metal also saw a fair share of compositions that will be mentioned among the year's best. With that said, the artwork that accompanied said records saw the same level of quality as the music that lies within, rounding up a complete package of heavy goodness.


For the record, this is not a Timo Ketola piece despite his impeccable work appearing three times on the list below. What can we say, the man has a gift.


Here are our choices for the best metal album covers of May 2019:

DESTROYER OF LIGHT - Mors Aeterna (Khaos Diktator Design) | Listen


DARKTHRONE - Old Star (Chadwick St. John) | Listen


KRYPTS - Cadaver Circulation (Timo Ketola) | Listen


FULL OF HELL - Weeping Choir (Mark McCoy) | Listen


POSSESSED - Revelations of Oblivion (Zbigniew M. Bielak) | Listen


LVCIFYRE - Sacrament (Timo Ketola) | Listen


BEWITCHER – Under The Witching Cross (Mariusz Lewandowski) | Listen


SÜHNOPFER - Hic Regnant Borbonii Manes (Metastazis) | Listen


SPIRIT ADRIFT - Divided by Darkness (Joe Petagno) | Listen


MISTHYRMING - Algleymi (Timo Ketola) | Listen


As always, thank you for supporting bands and the artists responsible for creating the works that front some of our favorite records. Great new art features are in the works for the near future.


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