Ioannis - Hypergallery


Ioannis – Record Cover Legend

It was 1983, and Ioannis was still in college when he designed and painted his first record album cover and art directed his first MTV video for Sony Records. He had immigrated with his family from Greece to the United States in 1967.

Portrait of album cover artist Ioannis

With over 175 eye-popping record covers for Deep Purple, Allman Brothers, Uriah Heep, Styx, Blue Oyster Cult, Dream Theater, King Crimson, Bob Weir, Starship, Yngwie Malmsteen, Biohazard, Sepultura, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Fates Warning, Quiet Riot, Dokken, Johnny Winter, Extreme, UFO, Overkill, The Tubes, Eddie Money, Van Zant, Saga, and many others, he has made an indelible mark on the cultural landscape of the USA, creating imagery synonymous with the metal and rock genres in which he excels.