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Category Archives: Covers

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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In the meantime, here’s KEN Mode covering Helmet

Posted by on August 17, 2016

On September 16th, Magnetic Eye will be releasing Meantime [Redux], a tribute to Helmet’s classic second album, Meantime. In addition to the 10 songs covered from the 1992 album, there are also six more Helmet jams like “Milquetoast” and “Sinatra” covered on the dhttps://reduxrecords.bandcamp.com/album/meantime-redux-i-deluxe-editioneluxe edition. It’s a great combo of metal and hardcore bands represented, with Kings Destroy […]

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Ryan Adams plays Slayer, Black Sabbath covers at folk festival

Posted by on July 25, 2016

51 years ago, Bob Dylan freaked out attendees at the Newport Folk Festival by plugging in and playing an electric guitar. And while Ryan Adams busting out covers of Slayer and Sabbath at the same festival over the weekend isn’t quite the same, his unorthodox covers rivaled those of Rob Scallon’s wacky banjo covers or Steve ‘N’ […]

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Testament’s Chuck Billy covers rockabilly version of “Ace of Spades”

Posted by on May 24, 2016

At this point, it is very naive to assume every metal musician is only willing to do metal music and won’t have any other sort of affinity for a different style. As we’ve seen with former Morbid Angel’s frontman David Vincent who’s been rocking the stages in Texas with his new country band, it’s not […]

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