Aside from their image and music, bands need to come up with a good logo to convince the public that they're worth investing in.
To give any newcomers and veterans a few ideas, Gigwise has decided to celebrate some of the best band logos ever in our new photo feature.
Featuring logos for the likes of Daft Punk, Radiohead, Metallica, Aphex Twin, The Who, Slipknot, Led Zeppelin, Kanye West and Prince, this is the definitive list of the best band logos out there.
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