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October 19, 2015 11:59 P.M. PDT

Cash Award

$500.00 USD


A special Garbage prize pack including an autographed photo of the band and a copy of the 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition CD.

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Genre defying rock band Garbage have announced the 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of their critically acclaimed self-titled debut album to be released on October 2nd.

To help commemorate the anniversary and the release of this album, we're asking fans and artists to create unique and original artwork inspired by the band and their music. One winner will receive $500 and a special Garbage prize pack including an autographed photo of the band and a copy of the 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition CD.

Learn more and pre-order the 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of Garbage HERE.

Suggested Theme & Style Guidelines

We're looking for commemorative illustrations inspired by Garbage and the 20th anniversary of their debut album. Make sure to check out the More Info page of the contest to listen to a few tracks and get a vibe for the band. The band's music means and sounds different to everyone so we want you to create a design based on what their sound means to you

Need some more inspiration? Check out the tracklisting below from the album and create a piece of artwork based on one or more of the song titles. 

If you're looking for a little more artistic freedom, feel free to just create artwork for Garbage.


1. Supervixen
2. Queer
3. Only Happy When It Rains
4. As Heaven is Wide 
5. Not My Idea 
6. A Stroke of Luck 
7. Vow 
8. Stupid Girl 
9. Dog New Tricks 
10. My Lover's Box 
11. Fix Me Now 
12. Milk 

1. Subhuman 
2. Girl Don’t Come 
3. Sleep 
4. Driving Lesson 
5. Trip My Wire 
6. #1 Crush (Nellee Hooper mix) 
7. Butterfly Collector 
8. Alien Sex Fiend 
9. Kick My Ass 

IMPORTANT: The cover art above is strictly provided here to use as a reference. Do NOT use the original art in your submission or it will be deactivated. We want your design to be original, unique and indicative of your own style!

Things You Need To Include

  • Required text: Garbage
  • Optional text: 20th Anniversary Edition
  • All submissions must be original art/illustrations.
  • The winning designer should be able to submit a layered file (.psd, .eps, .ai) of the winning design.

Things You Should Avoid

  • Respect copyright. DO NOT submit copyrighted work.
  • DO NOT use stock images or clip art.
  • Absolutely NO photos of the band are allowed.
  • Avoid being literal (designs of garbage, trash, etc).