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These Iconic Album Covers Reimagined With Simpsons Characters Are Genius

The folks behind Springfield Albums have recreated iconic cover art by Korn, Rage Against The Machine, Metallica and more with Simpsons characters… and they all rule.

An Instagram account that reimagines iconic rock and metal album covers with characters from The Simpsons will no doubt put a spring(field) in your step today. 

The genius creators behind Springfield Albums have conjured up over 200 brilliant concoctions over the past couple of months, replacing figures on albums by the likes of Metallica, Korn, My Chemical Romance, Placebo and Muse with characters from the beloved animated sitcom – from Homer Simpson as blink-182s titular Buddha, to Monty Burns and Waylon Smithers sharing a smooch on Green Days 21st Century Breakdown.

Read this: The 12 best metalhead characters in pop culture

Of course, The Simpsons have crossed over with rock and metal many, many times in the past. There’s been a bunch of great cameos in the show, including Judas Priests Rob Halford parodying the band’s own Breaking The Law, Aerosmith stopping by Moe’s – then Flamin’ Moe’s – to perform Walk This Way with Mr. Szyslak himself, and Otto living out his metalhead dream getting to hang out with Metallica. But if that’s not quite enough rock and metal to keep you satisfied, then some of these should definitely do the trick…

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Korn Follow the Leader - 1998

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My Chemical Romance The Black Parade - 2006

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Alice in Chains DIRT - 1992

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blink-182 Buddha - 1994

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Muse Black holes & revelations - 2006

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System of a down Toxicity - 2001

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Marilyn Manson Portrait of an American Family - 1994

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Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire - 1996

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Placebo Placebo - 1996

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Metallica Ride the Lightning - 1984

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Green Day 21st Century Breakdown - 2009

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Posted on July 22nd 2020, 4:55p.m.
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