Rock Pages Talks with Ioannis

Famed album artist Ioannis has spoke to Greece’s Rockpages and he discussed his most famous album arts as well as what’s in store for the future. Talking about future plans he said, “Ah, there’s a lot going on… I will be doing some appearances and more covers but for metal I am working with a […]

Ioannis interview at BraveWords

As previously mentioned/discussed in February’s Between A Rock And A Hard Place column, one of the top modern day album cover artists for prog metal – as well as good old fashioned metal and classic rock – has to be Ioannis. Having worked with the likes of Fates Warning, Dream Theater, Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, Quiet […]

Ioannis talks Prog and Metal Covers with BraveWords

What truly is progressive music? Each month BraveWords will aim to dissect that answer with a thorough overview of the current musical climate that is the prog world. Old and new, borrowed and blue. A musical community without borders. So watch for a steady and spaced-out array of features, current news and a buyer’s guide […]

Heavy Music Artwork Interviews Ioannis

Legendary Greek designer, Ioannis, probably holds some kind of world record related to having worked with more iconic bands than anyone else. He’s done artworks for Deep Purple, Fates Warning, King Crimson, Yngwie Malmsteen, Uriah Heep, Allman Brothers, Dream Theater, Quiet Riot, Styx and the list goes on… His unique brand of Fantasy meets Surrealism […]


Known simply by his first name to many rock fans, and in particular Uriah Heep fans these days – Greek born (and American raised) Ioannis has been doing album art for years, and his list of clients has included numerous classic rock and metal bands. Having drawn and designed covers for such names as Deep […]

Just for the Record: A Blog about the Album as an Art Form

Album cover artist Ioannis was born in Athens, Greece, but emigrated to the United States with his family as a child in 1967. He has a career that spans at least three decades, painting and designing cover images for artists such as Deep Purple, Uriah Heep, King Crimson, Dream Theater, Fates Warning, Extreme, The Tubes […]