Picks and Pans Review: Faulty Coverage

updated 08/14/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 08/14/1989 AT 01:00 AM EDT

>BACK TO THE S—T!As if the title isn't offensive enough, the cover of this album by singer-comedian Millie Jackson shows her sitting on a toilet, her underwear around her ankles and a pained expression on her face. (Jive)


Nobody expects to see monks holding posies on heavy metal covers, but this Cro-Mags opus—featuring the tune "Death Camps"—boasts a multiheaded beast pulling out a man's entrails. (Profile)

WHEN DREAM AND DAY UNITE Surely no one now would dare show a naked woman being branded on an album cover. Yet this album by Long Island's Dream Theater depicts a trussed-up naked man cowering as the iron approaches. (MCA)

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