10 Of The Most Controversial Album Covers Ever Released

Gold Cobra

The 2011 Limp Bizkit album Gold Cobra was so distasteful that many stores refused to even stock it, severely limiting its ability to be seen by customers. The outrage mainly came from the sexual overtones of three scantily clad woman being attacked by a giant snake.


It’s easy to see exactly why there was an outcry about the cover to The Black Crowes album cover for Amorica. The exposed pubic hairs caused such a stir that many stores wouldn’t display the record on shelves and eventually lead to Universal reissuing a new version with an altered, and much less controversial, image.