Posted in metal | music on January 28, 2014

by Doug Moore

Vital Remains - Icons of Derp

We talked about this a bit over at Invisible Oranges, but it's too good not to share here: some enterprising metal fan has started a Tumblr entitled Metal Albums with Googly Eyes. Which, unsurprisingly, features photos of well-known metal album covers with googly eyes on 'em. These are great because they highlight the delicate balance between seriousness and absurdity that characterizes so much metal imagery; super-stern images become super-goofy with only slight modifications.

The Tumblr itself has many more to offer but a few of our favorite examples are below...

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Tags: googly eyes

Comments (16)

Doug you kooky, zany guy

Posted by Anonymous | January 28, 2014 2:36 PM

more like this.

Posted by Anonymous | January 28, 2014 2:38 PM

2:38 wins the internet for today
very nice

Posted by Anonymous | January 28, 2014 2:51 PM

I agree with 2:51. 2:38 should get his/her own talk show with zingers like that one.

Posted by Jake | January 28, 2014 3:37 PM

2:38, 2:51, 3:37: But then it would look too much like an indie rock record then.

Posted by Anonymous | January 28, 2014 3:38 PM

^ quiet down sausage and take your beating like a man

Posted by Anonymous | January 28, 2014 3:48 PM

wanking poop barrel hipsters want gay porn on metal albums hahaha, no you anemic butt trannies, this is doesn't work like your organic shit indie music, you're not gonna get lucky

Posted by cuntroller | January 28, 2014 3:58 PM

you guys are all friends.

Posted by Anonymous | January 28, 2014 4:02 PM

"quiet down sausage and take your beating like a man"

You first. Unless you're not a "man". But take a beating anyway.

Posted by Anonymous | January 28, 2014 4:14 PM

^ sorry chump, but you just showed yourself to be the PUSSY that you are. step up little man.

Posted by Anonymous | January 28, 2014 4:18 PM

2:38 is just eating at the sausage ....

(because he so knows in his heart of hearts that it is true)

Posted by Anonymous | January 28, 2014 4:19 PM

hipsters and stepping out, cmon fellas dont be silly, transplants are too weak even for crowded indie shows, they get squashed like roaches.

Posted by cuntroller | January 28, 2014 4:50 PM

Way too much closeted homosexual angst in this thread.

Posted by Anonymous | January 29, 2014 2:28 AM

I'll kill everybody on this thread!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous | January 29, 2014 12:09 PM

25 years of banging my head and stomping my feet to this. Damn. Im pooped.

Posted by Niles | February 18, 2014 7:40 AM

Oh hai Billy! :D That was extremely awesome seeing him in an animation besides my own. As horrible as this is going to sound, I'm glad you killed him like every other time MHAHAHHA

Posted by Blokemz | November 3, 2014 3:12 PM

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