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Category Archives: Covers

Avenged Sevenfold wish you were here

Posted by on October 6, 2017

When Avenged Sevenfold released The Stage about a year ago, they weren’t done with it. Since then, they’ve released not only another original song (“Dose”), but have covered everything from Mr. Bungle’s “Retrovertigo” to the Beach Boys. Yesterday, they released a seventh song (and sixth cover. And to follow up the Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows,” […]

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Foo Fighters, Cloakroom cover Tom Petty

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Yesterday, Tom Petty suddenly died at the relatively young age of 66, having just wrapped up a tour last week. As the tributes continue to roll in from countless musicians and those who he influenced, it’s obvious that Petty and his music  touched a large swath of artists just beyond rock. Foo Fighters have covered […]

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Watch Myrkur reinvent King Diamond’s “Welcome Home”

Posted by on August 31, 2017

The multi-talented Myrkur recently showed us her dark and light side, both leading to her upcoming album Mareridt, which will be released on September 15th via Relapse Records. However, after seeing a brand new clip via the newly-relaunched Revolver, she could almost be mistaken for Tori Amos. Essentially, there’s nothing she can’t do as she continues […]

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Avenged Sevenfold take on The Beach Boys with “God Only Knows” cover

Posted by on August 25, 2017

The Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds is one of the best albums of all time, and it’s centerpiece, “God Only Knows,” is practically sacred. However, as Avenged Sevenfold continue to roll out a continual batch of covers and new songs that weren’t on last year’s “The Stage,” they’ve done their own version of the song, perhaps emboldened […]

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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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