Category Archives: Covers

Today in Pantera covers: Wovenwar and Sylosis, Traitors

Posted by on June 4, 2015

I’ts been 15 years since Pantera’s last album, Reinventing the Steel, but they continue to be one of the most influential bands in metal. If you’re looking for proof of that, look no further than the fact that yesterday, two Pantera covers by bands made their way online. Florida deathcore band Traitors released their cover of […]

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Alice in Chains’ Angry Chair gets even angrier via black metal cover

Posted by on April 21, 2015

Apparently, Jermaine Kling of The Absence and Infernaeon and Infernaeon guitarist Taylor Nordberg have enough free time on their hands to have formed a side project, Dritt Skit. And what better to do with a side project than a black metal cover? That’s what they did on their EP, Arachnid Assailant, with Alice in Chains’ “Angry […]

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Warbringer, some kids cover Led Zeppelin

Posted by on February 24, 2015

46 years after their first album came out, Led Zeppelin continue to inspire countless bands and individuals, and it’s no more obvious than what you see above and below this. California Warbringer covered Led Zeppelin’s “Communication Breakdown,” a song originally on Led Zeppelin I,  for a bonus track on their fourth album, 2013’s IV: Empires Collapse. And while […]

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Serj Tankian, Tom Morello go off the rails on Ozzy cover

Posted by on January 21, 2015

When you think of Randy Rhoads, Ozzy Osbourne’s guitarist for his first two solo albums, System of a Down singer Serj Tankian isn’t necessarily the first name to come to mind. However, he got together with Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello to record a cover of “Crazy Train” for the forthcoming compilation Immortal Randy […]

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Cover helping I Prevail sell Swift

Posted by on January 16, 2015

Does the world really need a metalcore cover of Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space?” Apparently yes, as I Prevail is reaping some serious benefits from their take of the song. As you might have seen in this week’s “Metal by Numbers,” the Michigan band have the #39 album in the country with their EP, selling 6,000 […]

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