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Facebook gets worked up over Nevermind: Ten notably more offensive album covers (NSFW)

This week, Facebook claimed the cover of Nirvana's Nevermind, which features a baby and his hanging do-dad, violated its terms of use when it was displayed on the official Nirvana fan page. The social networking site later reversed its decision, but it can only be assumed it was initially due to the lad's visible member. For our money, Nevermind is really nothing worth getting worked up over. We've seen plenty of other albums that are way more offensive. Like these ones, for example.

Facebook gets worked up over Nevermind: Ten notably more offensive album covers (NSFW)

10. Klaus Nomi - S/T

We're not sure exactly what it is about this cover that makes us so uncomfortable, but just like most of Nomi's work, this album makes us feel weird inside. Maybe it's the fact he looks like the Joker in a robot suit. You wouldn't think something so simple could do this, but alas, here we are cowering underneath the desk.

Facebook gets worked up over Nevermind: Ten notably more offensive album covers (NSFW)

9. Dwarves - Blood, Guts & Pussy

While this one doesn't actually bother us that much, we could see why some people would find it offensive. For starters, there are boobies and hoo-haws covered in blood. And if that doesn't offend you, there's a nude midget who's wiener isn't shown, which isn't very much in the spirit of equality -- not that the Dwarves would care.

Facebook gets worked up over Nevermind: Ten notably more offensive album covers (NSFW)

8. Xiu Xiu - A Promise

Speaking of nudity, this one doesn't bother us because of the naked man, so much as the fact he's holding a weird doll. Dolls offend us for a variety of reasons, but a nude man holding one puts the whole thing over the edge. This one was a close tie with Jim O'Rourke's Eureka, but doll trumped bunny rabbit in this case.

Facebook gets worked up over Nevermind: Ten notably more offensive album covers (NSFW)

7. Scorpions - Lovedrive

There's another Scorpions album that's far more controversial (Virgin Killer), but while that one has been covered to death, Lovedrive hasn't got the attention it deserves. It looks like something out of a David Cronenberg film and although it's probably supposed to be gum -- it looks more like something from eXistenz.

Facebook gets worked up over Nevermind: Ten notably more offensive album covers (NSFW)

6. Regurgitate - Carnivorous Erection

Look, there are about 6,000 metal covers we could have chosen for this list, but the best example of what makes metal albums so offensive is encapsulated in Carnivorous Erection: Here, we've got nudity, violence, sexual innuendo and the disgusting factor all in one.

Facebook gets worked up over Nevermind: Ten notably more offensive album covers (NSFW)

5. Willie Nelson - Shotgun Willie

While this one isn't exactly overtly offensive, it is a picture of a gun that looks like upside balls with Willie Nelson's face getting ready to be shot at you. The album might as well be called, You're About to get Inseminated by Willie.

Facebook gets worked up over Nevermind: Ten notably more offensive album covers (NSFW)

4. Hella - Acoustics

Poop, even if it's just chocolate, makes us wretch a little, especially when it has two eyes staring back at us.

Facebook gets worked up over Nevermind: Ten notably more offensive album covers (NSFW)

3. Barbra Streisand - Superman

You know what we've never wanted to see? Barbra Streisand half-naked and smirking at us. But it's too late now. It's embedded in our memories forever and ever, and it'll never leave.

Facebook gets worked up over Nevermind: Ten notably more offensive album covers (NSFW)

2. Eric Clapton - Cream of Clapton

If there is one thing we're not interested in seeing on an album cover it's Eric Clapton jerking off his guitar while staring blissfully into the distance. Look, we know the dude's a wizard with that thing, but there's no need to show it off in public. It's just downright offensive.

Facebook gets worked up over Nevermind: Ten notably more offensive album covers (NSFW)

1. Beverly Massegee - Amen

There are few things in the world that offend our deeply American roots than a woman in love with a ventriloquist doll -- and an older man no less! Just look at the way they're sitting together, it's disgusting.


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