June 11, 2013

Dark Lords

"No, you can read the name of the band, they must not be good." In a world where ones talent is often measured by the darkness of ones band logo, Christophe Szpajdel is god. He has hand-drawn some of the most recognizably unrecognizable marks of the underground and does so between his time spent record and demo collecting and his day job as a forest ranger in Belgium. His book, Lord Of The Logos: Designing The Metal Underground is a comprehensive look at his illustrious career thus far and is more than worth the $38.66 from amazon.

Oh, and what photographer would ever be taken seriously without a commissioned logo from Szpajdel?? I mean, really....