"Alien" Designer H.R. Giger Is Dead And Your Nightmares Will Never Be The Same Again

Swiss artist who designed Alien's iconic monster dies aged 74.

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Giger reunited with Scott for Prometheus, the 2012 sort-of prequel to Alien, which used many of Giger's original designs as well as some original murals created for the large chambers in the film's alien spaceship.

In addition to films, his artwork featured on covers of albums by artists such as Emerson Lake & Palmer, and the Dead Kennedys...

Giger's artwork for Emerson, Lake & Palmer's "Brain Salad Surgery".