Storm Thorgerson dies

2013-04-20 by Necrotica | 39 Comments
English graphic designer Storm Thorgerson has passed away; he was 69 years old. He had been
battling cancer for years, but it would seem that he unfortunately lost the fight.
Thorgerson was notable for designing artwork for bands such as Dream Theater, Pink Floyd,
Europe, Muse, Black Sabbath, Genesis, and many more. The artwork for Pink Floyd's 1973 album
Dark Side of the Moon is commonly regarded as Thorgerson's greatest achievement.

More info can be found here: http://entertainment.time.com/2013/04/19/dark-side-of-the-
moon-artist-storm-thorgerson-dead-at-69/

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Necrotica
April 19th 2013
10583 Comments


R.I.P.

afghanwhigger
April 19th 2013
68 Comments


Sad loss for the music community. His album covers left an impression on anyone who saw them.

BTW Dark Side Of The Moon was released in 1973.

Necrotica
April 19th 2013
10583 Comments


Thanks for that, I was thinking of Wish You Were Here for some reason :P

MO
April 19th 2013
21434 Comments


hard RIP, that animals cover

TrstN01
April 19th 2013
800 Comments


Damn, RIP. He did some incredible work.

demigod!
April 19th 2013
49044 Comments


RIP, he did some of my favourite albums covers.

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OneMoreRoland
April 19th 2013
1053 Comments


holy SHIT. RIP

breakingthefragile
April 19th 2013
3104 Comments


This guy was the Drew Struzan of album covers. Mad respect for him, R.I.P.

StallionMang
April 19th 2013
7632 Comments


RIP, probably my favorite album artist of all time, perhaps one of my favorites artists in general.

Hoppoman
April 19th 2013
718 Comments


RIP.

InFiction
April 19th 2013
3830 Comments


Sad news. R.I.P.

FearThyEvil
April 19th 2013
15015 Comments


R.I.P.

CrazyFool84
April 19th 2013
1082 Comments


No....

Necrotica
April 19th 2013
10583 Comments


:[

CrownOfMagnets
April 19th 2013
2334 Comments


Damn. really sad news. May he rest in peace.

TRMshadow
April 19th 2013
4983 Comments


Looking up some of his other works right now, it's amazing how many classic albums he did covers for... Deloused and Frances the Mute, most of Pink Floyd's career, Houses of the Holy! RIP

Gwyn.
April 19th 2013
16930 Comments


R.I.P.

SadAndHolyGlow
April 19th 2013
1615 Comments


Rest In Peace. A true artist.

henryChinaski
April 20th 2013
3565 Comments


RIP.

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dimsim3478
April 20th 2013
7326 Comments


RIP

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Voivod
Staff Reviewer
April 20th 2013
7350 Comments


RIP.

His art will live for ever.

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Spec
April 20th 2013
33633 Comments


Fuck cancer.

Rip.

johnnydeking29
April 20th 2013
11182 Comments


RIP, I had a lot of respect for him

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zaruyache
April 20th 2013
15988 Comments


Storm Thor-gerson. Just about the most metal name, and career. RIP.

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Surtur
April 20th 2013
537 Comments


You could always tell if it was one of his covers, he had such an excellent and recognisable style.

RIP Storm.

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Aids
April 20th 2013
24389 Comments


that is a god damn shame, the man made some brilliant album covers

RIP

Mad.
April 20th 2013
4616 Comments


The Pineapple Thief cover/

RIP

dante1991
April 20th 2013
616 Comments


RIP, guy was a legend

Motiv3
April 20th 2013
8979 Comments


sad day in music, RIP.

Brostep
Emeritus
April 20th 2013
4266 Comments


RIP, he will be missed.

lauriej
April 20th 2013
1713 Comments


wait he did the de-loused album cover too?? RIP indeed

AlexanderScotch
April 20th 2013
11 Comments


R.I.P Amazing influence. A sad day in art and music

Storm In A Teacup
April 20th 2013
20274 Comments


Damn if those two ex-news moderators fused together they'd have this guys name

Ruminations
April 20th 2013
145 Comments


sad

RIP

TooLateToGoBack
April 20th 2013
1946 Comments


Fuck cancer.

RIP.

anarchistfish
April 20th 2013
25578 Comments


All these artworks are making me wanna check out the actual albums

Ire
April 20th 2013
41948 Comments


so much of my record collection has storm's art damn

RIP

AtomicWaste
Moderator
April 21st 2013
2647 Comments


RIP hard.

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Necrotica
April 22nd 2013
10583 Comments


Yeah, he's one of the trve legends



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