Some of the best-selling albums from big names in music have had album art be controversial. This video looks at 10 album covers that were banned.
Kill ‘Em All is the debut studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released on July 25, 1983, through independent label Megaforce Records.
Yesterday and Today (also rendered as “Yesterday” … and Today in part of the original packaging) is a studio album by the English rock band the Beatles.
Appetite for Destruction is the debut studio album by American hard rock band Guns N’ Roses. It was released on July 21, 1987, by Geffen Records.
Nothing’s Shocking is the debut studio album by American alternative rock band Jane’s Addiction, released on August 23, 1988 through Warner Bros. Records.
Far Beyond Driven is the seventh studio album by American heavy metal band Pantera, released on March 22, 1994 by East West Records. Pantera’s fastest-selling album, it peaked at number 1 on the Billboard 200 and was certified Platinum by the RIAA.
Lovedrive is the sixth studio album by German band Scorpions, released in 1979.
Diamond Dogs is the eighth studio album by English musician David Bowie, released on 24 May 1974 by RCA Records.
Open Up and Say… Ahh! is the second studio album by American glam metal band Poison, released in 1988 through Enigma Records.
Achtung Baby (/ˈæktʊŋ/) is the seventh studio album by Irish rock band U2. It was produced by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno, and was released on 18 November 1991 on Island Records.
Mother’s Milk is the fourth studio and video album by American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, released August 16, 1989, by EMI Records.