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  • Giger Counted Out

    http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014...s-alien-artist

    RIP HR.

    One for the graphic design aficionados on the forum to discuss more than myself, I really only know him via Alien, which is possibly my favourite sci-fi film and the reason I had to sack off doing mushrooms (it all turned a bit dark and they were coming out of the fucking walls!).

    And the music tie-in is possibly Debbie Harry's 'Koo-Koo' kareer kamikaze?


    Might have to cue up Alien tonight out of respect. Or maybe not, if I want to avoid eneuresis.
    Jet Boy stole my baby.

  • #2
    Originally posted by Benicio Del Toffo View Post
    [And the music tie-in is possibly Debbie Harry's 'Koo-Koo' kareer kamikaze?
    For me, it'll always be the Frankenchrist poster
    If you're looking for a pristine copy then this isn't the one for you. The vinyl looks like someone has polished their brickwork with it and the label has been ruined by some fool with a pen.

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    • #3
      I like the thread title. What about Giger Mullered ?
      "You don't want to kill the cash donkey"

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      • #4
        For me it's Celtic Frost:



        Also the Magma LP, a weaker effort by their standards:



        This is the earliest Giger cover I know of, The Shiver from 1969:



        Giger posters were pretty common in student bedsits in the 80s.
        Dave Lee Roth, I Too Am Running With This Devil Of Which You Speak (sic)

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