Category Archives: Covers

This Iron Maiden acoustic guitar cover is inspirational

Posted by on November 17, 2014

Now that YouTube has a music service, it’s only a matter of time until someone makes a playlist of viral videos that are acoustic/easy listening versions of metal songs. And when that happens, Thomas Zwijsen will definitely be on that list. The Dutch/Belgian classical guitarists has just released his second album of Iron Maiden covers, Nylon […]

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Here’s a Walking Dead/Thriller medley just in time for halloween

Posted by on October 27, 2014

You might wonder why no one’s decided to metalize the theme song of The Walking Dead before. Actually, they have. What about a metal version of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller?” Actually, Testament’s Chuck Billy did that last year. However, no one’s thought of combining them until now. The CloudRunner, a multi-person collaborative act, have teamed up with different musicians […]

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Arch Enemy are Breaking the Law

Posted by on October 23, 2014

We already knew that Arch Enemy, currently on tour as of today with Kreator and Huntress, had recorded a cover of Judas Priest’s “Breaking the Law.” In fact, if you’re one of the first 500 people to do so, you can pick up a vinyl version of it. That being said, if you’re not in […]

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The Butcher Babies are coming to take you away

Posted by on October 22, 2014

The Butcher Babies recently released Uncovered, an EP of cover songs. One of the most unconventional is a cover of Napoleon XIV’s 1966 novelty song, the mildly disturbing “They’re Coming To Take Me Away.” The band have made a video fro the track, which premiered earlier today on Bloody Disgusting. It’s obviously heavier than the original, and […]

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We Came As Romans continue covering pop songs, this time Taylor Swift

Posted by on October 14, 2014

On their last tour, metalcore band We Came As Romans covered UK boy band The Wanted’s “Glad You Came,” with their live rendition of the song winding up on their DVD. We defended their choice of covering the song based on the fact that The Wanted’s backing band includes members of Thursday, Primitive Weapons and From […]

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