244 pages of amazing full color Rock & Roll, Heavy Metal, Hard Rock, and Punk Rock record cover and concert poster art by all the very best artists! This is the coolest looking art book you have ever seen! Featuring such great posters and record covers by Johnny Ace, Coop, Kozik, Art Chantry, Alan Forbes, Steven Cerio, Jack Kirby, Jack Davis, and hundreds more! Wraparound cover art by Steven Cerio!
First section is a very informative and insightful history of illustrative art that influenced today's poster and record cover artists, explaining how the early poster artists and illustrators from the 1890s to 1990s influenced today's gig poster artists. Shows how styles changed over time and developed into today's styles.
The remaining section has rare and amazing art, of record cover and concert posters from 1940s to 1990s, some never published before and are EXCLUSIVE to this book!
EVERY great illlustrative artist known is in this book! Hundreds of great artists from around the world and from all 20th century time periods. Curated by Sal Canzonieri, of Electric Frankenstein fame.