Cover Art Battle

February Cover Art of the Month Winner: Elvenking – “Red Silent Tides”

Posted by JDKleinhans on Saturday, May 28, 2011 at 5:54 AM (PST)

Congratulations to February’s Cover Art of the Week Winner, Elvenking. “Red Silent Tides” (AFM Records) quickly gained the lead and never gave it up, as they finished with a dominating 59% of the vote.

Elvenking had this to say about their win: “We are very honoured the fans of chose “Red Silent Tides” cover as best cover of the month. As a band we have always been very focused on creating covers in order to fully represent the musical contents of the albums. ”Red Silent Tides” shows all the passion and emotions described in the album music and lyrical poetry. Samuel Araya did a marvelous job bringing on colours and images the romanticism and struggling of the album.”

The polls are now open for this week’s Cover Art of the Week featuring Iron Maiden, Gravehill, and others.

Voting is now open for March’s Cover Art of the Month where  Across The Sun, Amon Amarth, Born Of Osiris, Children Of Bodom, and Grayceon are going at it.

For a complete list of all the winners  and nominees so far, head on over here.

Cover Art Nominees and Winners…

January (closed)

Winner: Stratovarius – “Elysium” (Edel Music)
Defiled – “In Crisis” (Season of Mist)
The Meads Of Asphodel – “The Murder Of Jesus The Jew” (Candlelight Records)






February (closed)

Winner: Elvenking – “Red Silent Tides” (AFM Records)
Crowbar – “Sever The Wicked Hand” (E1 Entertainment)
Deicide – “To Hell With God” (Century Media)
Noisear – “Subvert The Dominant Paradigm (Relapse)





March (open)
Across The Sun – “Before The Night Takes Us” (Metal Blade)
Amon Amarth – “Surtur Rising” (Metal Blade)
Born Of Osiris – “The Discovery” (Sumerian Records)
Children Of Bodom – “Relentless Reckless Forever” (Spinefarm Records)
Grayceon – “All We Destroy” (Profound Lore Records)

April (coming soon)
Last Chance To Reason – “Level 2″
Otep – “Atavist” (Victory Records)
Septic Flesh – “The Great Mass” (Season of Mist)
Vintersorg – “Jordpuls”

May (Cover of the Month poll opening soon)
May 3rd: SuidAkrA – “Book Of Dowth” (AFM Records)
May 10th: Novembers Doom – “Aphotic” (The End Records)
May 17th: Arsonists Get All The Girls – “Homeland” (Century Media)
May 24th: polls now open
May 31st: coming soon


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  1. johnnyx
    Johnny X5/28/2011 9:41 PM | Permalink

    Holy shit, this cover is amazing. I haven’t seen what it was running against but I’m actually blown away by this. I want a poster of it!

  2. jdkleinhans
    JDKleinhans5/30/2011 7:54 AM | Permalink

    i want a poster and a t-shirt

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