57 great sci-fi and fantasy-themed album covers

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Jon Cohen
Dec 14, 2012

This may not have been what the Rolling Stones meant when they sang, "It's only rock 'n roll, but I like it!"—but it's what WE mean! And once you take a look at some of the awesome sci-fi and fantasy artwork that's appeared on album covers over the decades, we're sure you'll like it, too.

There aren't enough pixels to gather together EVERY amazing sci-fi and fantasy-themed album cover ever made, but here are 57 of our favorites. If you'd like to share your own favorites, let us know in the comments section.