Thursday, March 30, 2023

What Is A Logo

Every musical group’s brand mark tells a story.

Do you know what that story is?

There is a genius craftsman behind each and every one of those band logo designs but sadly we don’t know acknowledge him when we look at the image.

Today, let’s find out the people behind those brilliant designs:

1. Slipknot:

This famous American heavy metal band’s emblem was created by their lead drummer Joey Jordison. This blood stained monogram is one of the scariest designs in the music world.

2. Black flag:

This artistic and sophisticated design is created by the band’s primary song writer and guitarist Greg Ginn with his brother’s help, Raymond Pettibon. The four creatively placed bars is one of the most innovative designs ever created. 

3. The Specials:

This band’s emblem is an illustration of a man in a suit who is performing a dance move. It was created by the group’s founding member Jerry Dammers and the bassist Horace Panter. 

4. Aerosmith:

Ray Tabano gave this group’s its traditional wings. Although he was Aerosmith’s co-founder, his association lasted for less than a year. This contribution, in form of the monogram, is still valuable. 

5. Jurassic 5:

This calm and chic design that looks like a red and white colored modern art image is created by their member Charlie Stewart. 

6. Dead Kennedys:

This stunning spear head image that consists of the group’s initials was created by artist, Winston Smith, who has mainly gained popularity through this famous trademark. 

7. Jamiroquai:

The image of this group was created by their front man Jason Kay as Buffalo Man, who says that he created a self portrait. The design consists of him wearing a buffalo hat.

8. Metallica:

This group’s famous sharp edged lettering was created by the co-founder, rhythm guitarist, main song writer and lead vocalist, James Hetfield.

9. Nine inch nails:

This perfect mirror image was created by the band’s composer and instrumentalist Trent Reznor with the help of the group’s art director, Gary Talpas. 

10. AC/DC:

This famous design forges a lightning struck design that was created by the iconic graphic designer, Gerard Huerta.

11. KISS:

Like many other rock band logo designs, this image was created by the band guitarist Ace Frehley. This was created for their album “hotter than hell” that perfectly suits the image. 

12. HIM:

Their monogram is created by the group’s front man and song writer, Ville Valo on the day of his 20th birthday. The symbol is a combination of a heart and inverted pentagram that signifies love and hate. 

So now you know that most of the lead singers or drummers in a musical group also posses other creative capabilities that has helped them gain the success that they have today. 

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