Category Archives: Covers

Listen to Falling In Reverse cover ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’

Posted by on April 4, 2014

Do you love the ’90s? How about metalcore? If you’re familiar with Coolio and his song ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ (or Weird Al’s “Amish Paradise”) then you should probably know that Falling in Reverse has done a cover of it for the compilation album Punk Goes 90’s Vol. 2. The post-hardcore band takes the classic hit and turns it […]

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Metallica streaming “Ronnie Rising” Rainbow tribute medley

Posted by on March 24, 2014

While all Metallica talk had been focused on their new song last week, today we get to hear a new cover from the group. Well more specifically, we get to hear Metallica’s “Ronnie Rise,” a medley of four Rainbow classics the band recorded for Dio tribute album, Ronnie James Dio… This is Your Life. The […]

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Khonsu give Bjork a black metal makeover

Posted by on March 19, 2014

While Bjork has gotten more avant-garde as her career’s progressed, her first two solo albums were pretty great, and the best song she’s got is “Army of Me.” Aggressive and electronic at it’s early-90s best, the song was angsty and angular enough to be covered by Helmet. As part of their EP, Traveller, Norwegian progressive band […]

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Devildriver set ‘Sail’ with new lyric video

Posted by on March 4, 2014

AWOLNATION’s “Sail” is a behemoth. Getting played on top 40, alternative, and rock stations, the song has sold 4.5 million singles and been on the charts for nearly three years. And while the electro-rock song wasn’t necessarily crying out for a cover, Devildriver admirably took the track on for last year’s Winter Kills, and it surprisingly […]

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Ask Alexandria why they decided to cover Nine Inch Nails

Posted by on February 25, 2014

Asking Alexandria are no strangers to covers. They did some pretty spot-on takes of their hair metal idols Skid Row on their “Life Gone Wild” EP. Now they’ve gone from the ’80s to the ’90s, covering Nine Inch Nails’ “Closer.” With Fearless Records’ forthcoming comp Punk Goes 90s Vol. 2 coming out on April 1, […]

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