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Crap Metal Album Covers #4: Terminator – Probability Of Doom

Terminator - Probability Of Doom

Because nothing says “impending doom” like a seal balancing an oil drum on its nose.

oOoOO – Burnout Eyess

Paranoid beats from with haunting melodies and vocals at a super snail’s pace. Wicked stuff from some dude in San Francisco. Listen and then buy…

Buy oOoOO MP3s at Juno

Dr. Dre – The $20 Sack Pyramid

Classic skit from Dre’s The Chronic album. I seem to remember seeing some live version of this as well somewhere but I can’t find it anywhere now!

Dr. Dre - The Chronic
Buy Dr. Dre CDs at Amazon

Crap Metal Album Covers #3: Scorpions – Fly To The Rainbow

Scorpions - Fly To The Rainbow

Scorpions are no stranger to the crap metal cover, in fact they’ve made some of the weirdest and most offensive ones out there but they’ve been discussed at length on other sites already.

So, let’s set the scene here. This was the German bands’s second album. One that moved them further in the direction of all out ballsy, manly heavy metal music and away from their jazzy roots. I think the cover works perfectly. To my surprise the band to this day still feel that it missed the mark slightly.

FZ – Forbidden Zone

Not much is known about this one. No idea who was behind the release and I don’t know whether they made anything else. All I do know is that it’s a wicked slab of early ’90s breakbeat badness. You’ll probably recognise a rather famous sample from the lyrics…

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