Top 10 famous cool band music logos
1 – Run Dmc
Brief story of Run Dmc music band
Run Dmc band was established in the early 1980s. Its founders were Joseph Simmons and Darryl McDaniels, who performed compositions in the style of rap. A little later they were joined by Jason Mizell. Subsequently, the musical activities of this group has had a huge impact on our contemporary hip-hop. Of course, this influence was exerted and some other recognized rap groups of the time, but to a lesser degree. And exactly Run Dmc performers made a more “heavier” the hip-hop, which they knew, as well, “said a new word,” published in 1984, not just the individual singles but an album.
Features of Run Dmc logo design
Band logo Run Dmc is a two inscriptions, one under the other capital letters. The upper inscription is the word RUN, the lower is the DMC. This entry is the same between the two red lines, which are at the top on the word RUN and at the bottom of the word DMC. This figure can be placed on a black or white background. If the inscription is on a black background, the letters are shown in white. And if the background is white, the letters, on the contrary, black. It is also possible simply black and white version.
2 – Wu-tang clan
Brief story of Wu-tang clan band
Wu-tang clan is another group, whose members were the real masters of hip-hop, captured the hearts of his listeners in many countries around the world. The group’s activities began in the 1990s. The Wu-tang clan at different times were up to ten people. Currently, the group consists of nine members. The group is notable for the fact that all its members, in addition to general compositions also have their own solo albums. Another interesting feature is the wish to create a hip-hop empire, that is, the union of friendly teams in this kind of activity.
Features of Wu-tang clan logo design
Group logo of “Wu-tang clan” is a bit like the logo of Batman, as the creators of the logo say quite openly. Today in the schematic “pseudo-Batman” they added inscription “WU-TANG” in original type, close to the Gothic font. But the first logo of the group was a letter of the W, which simulates a bat image and the extreme elements of the letters refer to the wings. Later logo was complicated to its present form.
3 – Naughty By Nature
Brief story of Naughty By Nature band
Hip-hop band Naughty By Nature have formed three guys, who at that time were still at school. Initially, their team is called the New Style. Soon friends managed to sign a contract with “Tommy Boy Records” and after this they make their first hit “O.P.P.”. A year later their song “Uptown Anthem” became one of the soundtrack to the film “Juice”, filmed in 1992.
Features of Naughty By Nature logo design
Band logo “Naughty By Nature”, in contrast to the logo of “Wu-tang clan”, can be called unique. It consists of a hand-written, as it were “torn” letters, which are formed in the name of the group, that is, “Naughty By Nature”. Under this name is a stylized baseball bat at a bandaged grip. Logo elements are arranged in such a way that a baseball bat is seen as a line that focuses on the inscription. And at the same time it was a baseball bat is a bat, and it makes this logo a special luster.
4 – Ice Cube
Brief story of raper Ice Cube
Real name of rap artist Ice Cube is O’Shea Jackson. Besides the fact that he is a composer and performer of rap compositions, he is also an actor, screenwriter and director. Ice Cube is the author of most songs of N.W.A. band. His career began with the release of the single “My Posse” in 1987, and his activity in musical industry of rap is still continuing.
Ice Cube is one of the pioneers in the field of gangsta rap.
Features of Ice Cube logo design
The current logo, which has chosen for himself performer Ice Cube, is a stylish slim black inscription. The style is close to the Gothic letters. Letters are refined in some places and decorated with sharp spikes. An earlier logo Ice Cube was much easier. It consisted of a black-and-white letters separated into two parts horizontally and enclosed in a rectangle. More specifically, the two equal parts is a rectangle, but not the letter. The upper part of the rectangle was white, and the lower black. Accordingly, the bottom of the letters was, on the contrary, the white and black top. Thus, the entire inscription is clearly visible and easy to read.
5 – Misfits
Brief story of Misfits band
The activity of Misfits band is notable for the fact that the members of the group became the founders of the style horror punk. Also, the group activity has had a huge impact on this trend in music as heavy metal and even rock as a whole. In this group at different times it included many different musicians who later became or were already a legend. Formed was this group in 1977. After a while group broke up, but in 1995, was revived. Her member, Jerry Only, from the original and current collective of the group, has musical activities to this day.
Features of Misfits logo design
Misfits Group has several versions of its logo. These options are very similar to each other. Their common element is a stylized skull on the idea, apparently human. The skull is made in two-tone black and white and is located on a black background. This effect adds a figure of mystery and, if I may say so, playful horror. Other elements of the logo are the bones of the hands, made in the same style and crossed on his chest, as well as – “Misfits” inscription. The letters “ragged” and mimic the inscription by hand. This inscription, in some embodiments, is white (all the same black background), and in other embodiments, is black with a white stroke or even bright green.
6 – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Brief story of Red Hot Chili Peppers band
Red Hot Chili Peppers, or RHCP – a rock band that was formed in 1983 and it was included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2014. Originally the band was called Tony Flow & the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem. It was created by Anthony Kiedis, Hillel Slovak, Michael Peter Balzary and Jack Steven Irons for only one performance. But this performance was so successful that the team as a result of continued existence.
Features of Red Hot Chili Peppers logo design
Logo Red Hot Chili Peppers – is, foremost, four identical long rectangles that intersect with each other, forming as it were the form of snowflakes, “branches” which form angles of 45 degrees. Besides the main elements, and some others may be present in the logo. One such element is the inscription with the name of the group in capital letters. The inscription is made in the form of a circle framing the “snowflake”. Also, the whole structure can be enclosed in a circle. The logo is in red and black and white or in the black and white.
7 – Nirvana
Brief story of Nirvana band
Nirvana band was established in 1987. Its founders include Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic. A few years after the founding of the group gets into the music mainstream. The reason for this was to popularize subgenre of alternative rock, which has been called “grunge”. That Nirvana has become a leader in this musical direction, it was recognized as a leader of “Generation X”, and Kurt Cobain has been named media “voice of a generation” of his day.
Features of Nirvana logo design
Logo Nirvana’s simple, but noticeable. Its main element – written in capital letters the name of the group. This inscription is not particularly remarkable, “normal” characters, but underneath it is a simple, but unique element: a hand-drawn “smiley” similar to a smile. This “smile” is a rough circle in which there are two “cross” for eyes “faces”, a line with two lines at the edges, which means smile and protruding “tongue”, showing the fun.
8 – The Rolling Stones
Brief story of The Rolling Stones band
The Rolling Stones – it formed in 1962, the year the rock band that rivaled the popularity of the legendary “The Beatles”. Over time, The Rolling Stones have taken a strong and important place in the so-called British Invasion, and, in general, are one of the most successful rock bands in the history of this musical today. The group started out as a “rebellious”, positioning itself as an alternative to already gain popularity “The Beatles”. However, after seven years of The Rolling Stones were touted as the greatest rock ‘n’ roll band in the world.
Features of The Rolling Stones logo design
Band logo of The Rolling Stones is an essentially a red-white spot, which, however, even without a large share of imagination can easily trace the outline of the open mouth, teeth and tongue hanging out. One of the white spots represent teeth, and the other four – highlights on the lips and tongue.
9 – Metallica
Brief story of Metallica band
Metallica – a metal band that was formed in 1981. This group has had a huge influence on the development of musical direction called “metal” and is included in the so-called Big Four of thrash metal. In addition to the adoration of his fans, of Metallica is known for being one of the most successful in a commercial sense of metal bands. This team pleases its audience so far, and previously, in 2011, “Kerrang!” Magazine declared his as a best metal band in the last 30 years.
Features of Metallica logo design
“Metallica” band logo would be quite normal, if not unique and well memorable part in it. The band’s name is written almost normal letters, with only a slight slope in some places. And in an unusual way it depicts extreme letters this inscription – “M” and “A”. Letters both legs are directed to the sides and indicate, respectively, left and right, and their upper and lower portions are in the form of spikes, similar arrows. It is through such spiers in “Metallica” band logo is hard to forget.
10 – Foo Fighters
Brief story of Foo Fighters band
This group was formed in 1995 by none other than David Eric Grohl, former member of the band Nirvana, where he participated as a drummer. But speaking as part of Nirvana, David usually took along his guitar and occasionally did a recording of their songs, booking for this time in the studio. As a result, David anonymously released a tape with some of these songs, and planned to continue to produce such records, maintaining anonymity. At first, David himself played almost all the instruments and sang all the vocals to make such recordings. But in the end, he gathered a full band, which became known as the Foo Fighters.
Features of Foo Fighters logo design
Band logo Foo Fighters is simple, but elegant and noticeable. The most striking element of it is a red circle with a black rim, which encloses two uppercase F. One of these letters is just below the other. The right-hand letter concerns your hat dash left letters. Located under the terms of this band’s name written in elegant script and gives the entire logo more stylishness.
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