Category Archives: Covers

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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Five heavy David Bowie covers in honor of his birthday

Posted by on January 8, 2015

Today, David Bowie turned 68 years old. Be it the Thin White Duke, Ziggy Stardust, or just Bowie, he’s had an incredible career and continues to adapt and change his persona and musical style and still remain stylish, cool and relevant. That’s also due to the songs he’s written, many of which are timeless classics. […]

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The Body and Thou tell a Terrible Lie

Posted by on January 7, 2015

Last year, The Body and Thou went on tour together. They got along so well that they recorded an album with each other. Titled You, Whom I Have Always Hated, the album isn’t a split – The Body, from Portland, and Thou, from Louisiana, fully collaborated with each other for the album, which will be out on […]

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