Categories: Inspiration

30 Modern, Tasteful Band Logos

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While as designers our bread and butter is made creating logos and other work for big corporations, Internet startups and the local doctors and lawyers, many of us got into the field because we dreamed of creating art for art’s sake. And somewhere between the commercial and the artistic is that common dream of designing band logos and creating art for album covers.

Unfortunately, we see far too much art and design in the music industry that we know we could’ve done a better job at. Just look at any of the hundreds of cheap grunge font logos for metal bands.

Here’s a roundup of tasteful band logos for your inspiration.

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Hope you like this collection of band logos!

Betty Machete

Meridian

Cliff

Hot Commando Bunny

Athens Wheeler

The Impulse

Outer Borough Brass Band

Anima

Neon Indian

Smooth

SNEWS

Zack Walther Band

A Bunch of Marys

The Podios

Movement

Paul Beveridge & Company

Big Monster

Tequila

Attack with Care

Up Pops the Devil

Sebastian Clarke

The Rockettops

Places

6:00 AM

Torrent

Suffer No Fools

Y-Axis

Fletcher

The Galipaygos

Shadowplay

So what do you think? Can we improve the art of the music industry by applying the knowledge, skills and even trends of the modern design industry, or do those noisy, loud and obnoxious and even clichéd designs that we’re so used to seeing from the music industry have their place?

Let us know about your favorite band logos of all time in the comments.

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