Category Archives: Covers

Indie rock band Luna successfully takes on Motorhead’s “Killed By Death”

Posted by on October 4, 2016

Lemmy famously started off Motorhead’s shows with “We are Motorhead and we play Rock and Roll.” Sure the trio’s take on rock and roll borrowed quite a bit from punk rock and metal, but at the heart of it all, they really were a rock band. Perhaps there’s no better way to underscore it by […]

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Everything is awesome about this metal cover of Lego Movie theme

Posted by on September 19, 2016

The internet is an instantaneous thing. Hell, the day after Metallica’s “Hardwired” was released in late afternoon, there were already a bunch of guitar covers of it online. That’s why it’s almost quaint that a version of “Everything is Awesome” from 2014’s The Lego Movie, has just made it’s way online. The video, by Norwegian YouTuber Leo […]

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Korn covers Faith No More, Devin Townsend covers Accept on Metal Hammer CD

Posted by on September 9, 2016

UK metal rag Metal Hammer is turning 30 years old, and to commemorate, they’ve enlisted 15 artists to cover songs from those 30 years. Among them are Korn covering Faith No More’s “We Care a Lot,” Asking Alexandria doing Slipknot’s “Duality,” Devin Townsend covering Accept’s classic “Fast As a Shark” along with help from Accept’s Wolf […]

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Dave Grohl joins Prophets of Rage onstage for some covers

Posted by on August 25, 2016

Since we got word about Prophets of Rage forming, they haven’t calmed down for a split second and continue their work to make America rage again. That sounds like a very difficult task, so the band decided to ask for some help from friends they made throughout their careers and decided to bring out Foo Fighters’ […]

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Cover coverage: Allegaeon does Rush, Affiance goes to “Africa”

Posted by on August 23, 2016

  The metal cover. It used to be pretty much a pre-requisite in the nu-metal days, and plenty of bands, from Anthrax to Between the Buried and Me, have released albums of nothing but their takes of songs by other bands. You can’t blame a band for wanting to pay tribute to their influences, and […]

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