Who’s on the Album Cover of Linkin Park’s ‘Meteora’?

Who is that guy from Linkin Park meteor album cover?

Over the album’s 20th anniversary, Linkin Park’s second studio effort since 2003, as the band promises currently unreleased material (and who knows what else). , decided to look back at the mysterious figure in the photo on the front of the artwork.

So do you know who is who? meteor What is the cover model? I’ll give you a hint — vocalist Mike Shinoda and guitarist Brad Delson are not Linkin Park band members.

In fact, the person above meteor The cover — crouched, wearing a respirator, with spray paint in hand — is Dutch artist Boris Tellegen, known by the graffiti tag name Delta.

Tellegen was on hand to help with the artwork for Linkin Park in 2003. meteorBut what was originally envisioned as the final album cover — a giant communal mural painted by the team — was eventually replaced with a lone shot of Terregen working on the art. Pretty meta, right?

“I chose the image of Boris for the album cover because of its quiet power,” explains Shinoda. Art of Meteoraa short documentary film that accompanies the album.

The mural is instead captured in photographs throughout the liner notes of meteorFirst appearing in the 80’s graffiti scene, Tellegen continues to make art today. Visit bolistellegen.com.

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