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Music Trivia -> Album Cover Themes -> No Band Name

Is the picture of the performer famous enough? Did they forget to pay the designer? Some albums don't feature the name of the performer on the cover anywhere.

There are 84 covers for this theme.

No Band Name Themed Album Covers

  • 3OH!3 Want
    - Submitted by: Alex
  • Aerosmith Draw the Line
    "Draw the Line"
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion
    Animal Collective
    "Merriweather Post Pavilion"
    - Submitted by: drunxpla
  • Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am Thats What I Am Not
    Arctic Monkeys
    "Whatever People Say I Am Thats What I Am Not"
    The artist name appears to be on the album art however it is only a sticker that is on the CD case - Submitted by: Velocity Eleven
  • Autechre Tri Repetae++
    "Tri Repetae++"
    Album cover with nothing on it but a flat color. - Submitted by: drunxpla
  • Backstreet Boys Millennium
    Backstreet Boys
    The cover has the album title on it, but not the band name! - Submitted by: Alex
  • Bad Religion The Empire Strikes First
    Bad Religion
    "The Empire Strikes First"
    - Submitted by: Velocity Eleven
  • Bad Religion Against the Grain
    Bad Religion
    "Against the Grain"
    - Submitted by: Striker
  • The Beatles Abbey Road
    The Beatles
    "Abbey Road"
    One of the best Beatles albums. - Submitted by: Fifi
  • Beatles Rubber Soul
    "Rubber Soul"
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • Beatles Revolver [Vinyl]
    "Revolver [Vinyl]"
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • Beck Sea Change
    "Sea Change"
    I don't see Beck's name on this cover so I think this counts doesn't it? - Submitted by: Celeste
  • Blur 13
    Just the album's name - Submitted by: Lee
  • Bob Dylan Self Portrait
    Bob Dylan
    "Self Portrait"
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • Brand New Deja Entendu
    Brand New
    "Deja Entendu"
    Although some google images have both "Brand New" and "Deja Entendu" on them, they're photoshopped in. Great album despite the lack of text. - Submitted by: Weily Coyote
  • Coldplay A Rush Of Blood To The Head
    "A Rush Of Blood To The Head"
    - Submitted by: Alex
  • Coldplay Viva La Vida
    "Viva La Vida"
    - Submitted by: Alex
  • Dead Kennedys Frankenchrist
    Dead Kennedys
    A relax Shiners' parade - Submitted by: Striker
  • Derek & Dominos Layla
    Derek & Dominos
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • Destinys Child Survivor
    Destiny's Child
    - Submitted by: Mitchell
  • DJ Shadow Endtroducing
    DJ Shadow
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Doors Strange Days
    "Strange Days"
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • Duran Duran Thank You
    Duran Duran
    "Thank You"
    I don't see a band name on this album. Heck I don't even see an album title on this one. :) - Submitted by: Celeste
  • Dwight Yoakam 3 Pears
    Dwight Yoakam
    "3 Pears"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • The Eagles Hotel California
    The Eagles
    "Hotel California"
    - Submitted by: melissa
  • Emerson Lake & Palmer Tarkus
    Emerson Lake & Palmer
    - Submitted by: n8w8
  • Emery ... In Shallow Seas We Sail
    "... In Shallow Seas We Sail"
    - Submitted by: Black Dove
  • Flashbulb Kirlian Selections
    "Kirlian Selections"
    - Submitted by: drunxpla
  • The Format Interventions & Lullabies
    The Format
    "Interventions & Lullabies"
    - Submitted by: Alex
  • Frank Zappa & Captain Beefheart Bongo Fury
    Frank Zappa & Captain Beefheart
    "Bongo Fury"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Funeral for a Friend Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation
    Funeral for a Friend
    "Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation"
    - Submitted by: Alex
  • Godspeed You Black Emperor f#a# (infinity symbol)
    Godspeed You Black Emperor
    "f#a# (infinity symbol)"
    Godspeed! likes to be pretentious with their album covers. - Submitted by: drunxpla
  • Grateful Dead Europe 72
    Grateful Dead
    "Europe '72"
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • Grateful Dead American Beauty
    Grateful Dead
    "American Beauty"
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • Houston Calls A Collection of Short Stories
    Houston Calls
    "A Collection of Short Stories"
    - Submitted by: Alex
  • James Taylor Flag
    James Taylor
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland
    The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    "Electric Ladyland"
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • John Lennon w/ Plastic Ono Band Live Peace In Toronto
    John Lennon w/ Plastic Ono Band
    "Live Peace In Toronto"
    - Submitted by: Terry McLaughlin
  • Joni Mitchell Ladies of the Canyon
    Joni Mitchell
    "Ladies of the Canyon"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Joy Division Unknown Pleasures
    Joy Division
    "Unknown Pleasures"
    - Submitted by: drunxpla
  • Kanye West 808s & Heartbreak
    Kanye West
    "808s & Heartbreak"
    - Submitted by: Alex
  • King Crimson Larks Tongues in Aspic
    King Crimson
    "Larks Tongues in Aspic"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
    King Crimson
    "In the Court of the Crimson King"
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy
    Led Zeppelin
    "Houses of the Holy"
    - Submitted by: zedman
  • Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV (aka ZOSO)
    Led Zeppelin
    "Led Zeppelin IV (aka ZOSO)"
    - Submitted by: zedman
  • Linda Ronstadt Dont Cry Now
    Linda Ronstadt
    "Don't Cry Now"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Linkin Park A Thousand Suns
    Linkin Park
    "A Thousand Suns"
    So surreal... - Submitted by: GMB
  • The London Symphony Orchestra with Various Artists Tommy
    The London Symphony Orchestra with Various Artists
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Ministry of Sound The Annual Spring 2003
    Ministry of Sound
    "The Annual Spring 2003"
    This mix album is completely annoymous of what it is on the cover, however some versions did have a sticker. - Submitted by: Lee
  • Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane over the Sea
    Neutral Milk Hotel
    "In the Aeroplane over the Sea"
  • New Order Technique
    New Order
    All time classic album - Submitted by: Lee
  • Panic at the Disco Pretty. Odd.
    Panic at the Disco
    "Pretty. Odd."
    Once again, album title but not the name of the performer. - Submitted by: Alex
  • Paul McCartney McCartney
    Paul McCartney
    - Submitted by: Terry McLaughlin
  • Paul McCartney Ram
    Paul McCartney
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon 30th Anniversary Edition
    Pink Floyd
    "Dark Side of the Moon 30th Anniversary Edition"
    Here's a good example of "No Band Name." - Submitted by: Celeste
  • Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother
    Pink Floyd
    "Atom Heart Mother"
    - Submitted by: Rijk Zandstra
  • Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
    Pink Floyd
    "Wish You Were Here"
    - Submitted by: Rijk Zandstra
  • Pink Floyd Animals
    Pink Floyd
    - Submitted by: Rijk Zandstra
  • Pink Floyd The Division Bell
    Pink Floyd
    "The Division Bell"
    Pink Floyd have always been a master in hiding the band's name and the album title. In some cases one even had to look on the record label for band and title like was the case with "Dark Side of the Moon". - Submitted by: Rijk Zandstra
  • Pink Floyd Obscured by Clouds
    Pink Floyd
    "Obscured by Clouds"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Pink Floyd Is There Anybody Out There? The Wall Live
    Pink Floyd
    "Is There Anybody Out There? The Wall Live"
    - Submitted by: Ethan
  • Pink Floyd Pulse
    Pink Floyd
    - Submitted by: Tim
  • Primal Scream Screamadelica
    Primal Scream
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Prince The Black Album
    "The Black Album"
    The retailers stuck some stickers on these, but those are on the shrinkwrap, not part of the official cover art. Prince takes the Beatles "White Album" a step further and put nothing on the cover. Something the Beatles weren't allowed to do (even though they intended to).
  • Prince Lovesexy
    - Submitted by: Isolde
  • Rare Earth Ma
    Rare Earth
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • The Rascals See
    The Rascals
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • The Rolling Stones Their Satanic Majesties Request
    The Rolling Stones
    "Their Satanic Majesties Request"
    - Submitted by: Terry McLaughlin
  • The Rolling Stones Flowers
    The Rolling Stones
    - Submitted by: Alex
  • Ryan Adams Gold
    Ryan Adams
    - Submitted by: Alex
  • Slint Spiderland
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Sly & the Family Stone Theres A Riot Going On
    Sly & the Family Stone
    "There's A Riot Going On"
    - Submitted by: Terry McLaughlin
  • Sparks Kimono My House
    "Kimono My House"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Spinal Tap This is Spinal Tap
    Spinal Tap
    "This is Spinal Tap"
    None more black. - Submitted by: zedman
  • The Stranglers Black and White
    The Stranglers
    "Black and White"
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • System of a Down System of a Down
    System of a Down
    "System of a Down"
    - Submitted by: Velocity Eleven
  • System of a Down System of a Down
    System of a Down
    "System of a Down"
    This is also no band name. :) - Submitted by: Celeste
  • Three Days Grace One-X
    Three Days Grace
    - Submitted by: Alex
  • Tool Aenima
    - Submitted by: Velocity Eleven
  • Tortoise Brave & The Bold
    "Brave & The Bold"
    - Submitted by: Velocity Eleven
  • Wakey!Wakey! Almost Everything I Wish Id Said the Last Time I Saw You...
    "Almost Everything I Wish I'd Said the Last Time I Saw You..."
    - Submitted by: Alex
  • War Live
    - Submitted by: Sutch
  • Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band
    Yoko Ono
    "Plastic Ono Band"
    John and Yoko reverse positions for Yoko's lp cover. - Submitted by: Ethan
  •  John Lennon Plastic Ono Band
    "John Lennon Plastic Ono Band"
    - Submitted by: Terry McLaughlin
  • Submissions!

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