Category Archives: Covers

This flamenco guitar cover of Judas Priest’s “Painkiller” is just plain killer

Posted by on June 8, 2017

If Rodrigo y Gabriela taught us anything, it’s that acoustic guitar can be surprisingly metal. The band covered Metallica’s “Orion” and Testament’s Alex Skolnick has sat in with them. Benjamin Woods is helping that theory out. He did a cover of what’s possibly Judas Priest’s most metal song ever, “Painkiller.” Not only does he even […]

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Listen to Anthrax’s fun, unnecessary cover of Kansas’ “Carry On Wayward Son”

Posted by on March 30, 2017

While Anthrax are one of the Big Four of thrash, it seems like at the end of the day, they enjoy being a classic rock cover band. Their 2013 Anthems EP featured covers of song from Boston, AC/DC, Journey, Rush and Thin Lizzy, and they’ve covered Pink Floyd live acoustically recently. And having just launched the Killthrax […]

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Listen to System of a Down covered in the style of Ghost

Posted by on March 6, 2017

Ten Second Song’s Anthony Vincent has proven himself to a be versatile arranger and singer. In fact, we just featured him doing System of a Down’s “Chop Suey” in 20 different styles. The Ghost one must have struck a nerve, as he said over 4,000 people asked him to do the whole song in that style. […]

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, here’s Gift Giver covering Kid Rock’s “Bawitdaba”

Posted by on February 14, 2017

  We know it’s Valentine’s Day, so if you’re looking for some nice music to listen to with your bae, or your boo, or your significant other, we’ve got five extreme love songs for you. If that’s not doing the trick, why not listen to Gift Giver, the Detroit nu-metal revivalists, with a cover of […]

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Motionless in White are down with System; cover “Chop Suey”

Posted by on January 17, 2017

  Here’s a wake-up call for you: System of a Down are pretty much classic rock now. Their landmark 2001 album Toxicity is over 15 years old now. That means that when Motionless in White covered “Chop Suey” from that album this past Friday on the first date of their tour with Falling In Reverse, they […]

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