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codyguy
10-01-2007, 06:52 PM
here is where we discuss the best and worst covers of some of the best and worst songs.
bad covers:
norther- the final countdown; originally by europe
metal church- highway star; originally by deep purple

good covers:
faith no more-war pigs; originally black sabbath
reel big fish-take on me; originally a-ha
dream theater-the rover/ achilles last stand;originally zeppelin

meh covers:
demons and wizards-immigrant song
killswitch engage- holy diver

i can't think of many more right now.

Treeunit
10-01-2007, 06:53 PM
another good cover:

toxic by local h

Absynthe
10-01-2007, 07:05 PM
Ten Masked Men - Cry Me A River (Original by Justin Timberlake)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8-_qLp-tl4

Ipswitch
10-01-2007, 07:17 PM
Ten Masked Men - Cry Me A River (Original by Justin Timberlake)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8-_qLp-tl4




.....that was awful.......


Why do people like metal? I dont understand.

AScentOfBlood
10-01-2007, 07:19 PM
.....that was awful.......


Why do people like metal? I dont understand.


It sounds good to them..

iamtheyeti
10-01-2007, 07:22 PM
Good:
Evergreen Terrace - Mad World; The Kids Aren't Alright; Sunday Bloody Sunday
Def Leppard - Cherry Pie

Bad:
The Number 12 - My Sharona

codyguy
10-01-2007, 07:25 PM
.....that was awful.......


Why do people like metal? I dont understand.

most people listen to it for the instrumentalism, and the vocals just go with it. but i thought it was kinda funny how they just put it over his video.

tubbyturd
10-02-2007, 05:25 AM
The Groovie Ghoulies covering Pet Semetary: here (http://boomp3.com/m/dda51066bfca)

It was originally done by The Ramones.

blackgoat
10-02-2007, 06:05 AM
Kill switch engage - Holy diver (dio)
Children of bodom - The trooper (iron maiden), Aces high (iron maiden) and The final countdown (europe)
Deathstars - white wedding (billy idol)
Arch enemy - symphony of destruction (megadeth)
Behemoth - Wish (Nine inch nails)
Cradle of filth - hallowed be thy name (Iron Maiden)

SkateLA4Life
10-02-2007, 06:12 AM
Good:
Evergreen Terrace - Mad World; The Kids Aren't Alright; Sunday Bloody Sunday
Def Leppard - Cherry Pie

Bad:
The Number 12 - My Sharona

amen evergreen terrace did awesome on those, neone ever heard teh oldies song run away? by del shannon? well my band did a SUPER QUICK cover of it, check it i know it sux xD just scheck it plz. http://www.purevolume.com/retrylife

GO-COMMANDO
10-02-2007, 03:18 PM
A horrible cover was Nirvana's version of Man Who Sold The World. They fucking molested that song and what's worse is most kids I talk to think Nirvana wrote it.

Ynot
10-02-2007, 03:52 PM
Awesome Covers

-Higher Ground-RHCP(originally by Stevie wonder)
-Come Together-Aerosmith(originally by The Beatles)
-I Know A Little-Lynyrd Skynyrd(i don't know the original artist)
-Suburban Home/I Like Food-Taking Back Sunday(originally by The Decsendants)
-I Will Survive-Cake(don't know the original artist)
-Billie Jean-Chris Cornell(originally by Michael Jackson)

Shitty Covers
-Man Who Sold The World-Nirvana(originally by David Bowie)
-Sonic Reducer-Saves the Day(originally by the Dead Boys)

Anti-Hero
10-02-2007, 03:55 PM
Yellow Matter Custard- While My Guitar Gently Weeps.

tubbyturd
10-02-2007, 04:28 PM
Paint It Black -- The Unseen (http://boomp3.com/m/3da5d19c5e77) -- I'm sure everyone knows who did this originally.

Nesta.
10-02-2007, 05:33 PM
I really like John Mayers Message In A Bottle Cover (Originally byThe Police)
http://youtube.com/watch?v=GmYys-ZjNrg

JerseySucks
10-02-2007, 05:34 PM
Good:
Evergreen Terrace - Mad World; The Kids Aren't Alright; Sunday Bloody Sunday
Def Leppard - Cherry Pie

Bad:
The Number 12 - My Sharona

Cherry pie is fucking gay, and The Number 12 actually made that song interesting.

dustydust
10-02-2007, 05:39 PM
the expendables - gangja smugglin

JerseySucks
10-02-2007, 05:39 PM
http://youtube.com/watch?v=5j688B1NTbM

The best cover EVER. I dislike the deftones, but the way Thomas Erak from TFOT (the guy with the long hair) is so into it is epic.

Fly_in_My_Soup
10-02-2007, 06:09 PM
big d's cover of little bitch was great, song was done by the specials.


http://youtube.com/watch?v=SzBWI_0YBxo


the quality on youtube sucks though.

Ecko
10-02-2007, 06:46 PM
Awesome Covers

-Higher Ground-RHCP(originally by Stevie wonder)
-Come Together-Aerosmith(originally by The Beatles)
-I Know A Little-Lynyrd Skynyrd(i don't know the original artist)
-Suburban Home/I Like Food-Taking Back Sunday(originally by The Decsendants)
-I Will Survive-Cake(don't know the original artist)
-Billie Jean-Chris Cornell(originally by Michael Jackson)

Shitty Covers
-Man Who Sold The World-Nirvana(originally by David Bowie)
-Sonic Reducer-Saves the Day(originally by the Dead Boys)

agreed

bush pig
10-02-2007, 07:54 PM
Ten Masked Men - Cry Me A River (Original by Justin Timberlake)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8-_qLp-tl4

Thats funny.

Good covers:
Highway star by Metal church
Diamonds and Rust - Judas Priest
Dream Theaters covers

Crap
Dissident Aggressor - Slayer

Can't be bothered rmembering others.

dain84
10-02-2007, 08:42 PM
Good:
Evergreen Terrace - Mad World; The Kids Aren't Alright; Sunday Bloody Sunday
Def Leppard - Cherry Pie

Bad:
The Number 12 - My Sharona
They completely ruined that song IMO. Just like Norther ruined Smash.

Burrut
10-02-2007, 08:48 PM
i like the cover of Message in a Bottle by Matisyahu better than the original by The Police

emericaxskater
10-02-2007, 08:50 PM
Acoustic version of Hey Ya by Outkast done by Mat Weddle.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-8nkkOA_AM

Among The Living
10-03-2007, 08:08 AM
Good: Death-Painkiller.

Shit: Sepultura-Pirhana (sp?).

baker_skater
10-03-2007, 09:33 AM
Alkaline Trio - Halloween (Misfits)
The Misfits - The KKK Took My Baby Away (Ramones)

Renegade of Funk
10-03-2007, 10:42 AM
The Holy Mountain - You've Got Big Hands (Crass)
Witch Hunt - i forgot the title but its a Rudamentary Peni song
Aus-Rotten - Tube Disasters (Flux of Pink Indians)

sobrien
10-03-2007, 03:00 PM
Colorblind- Between the Buried and me (Counting Crows...?)

Galmeister
10-03-2007, 03:06 PM
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=7l6xwClJUFc

Example - Toxic Breath (Originally Toxic - Britney Spears)

sucka mothafcka stopper
10-03-2007, 03:53 PM
The only cover song I really like at all is "Cheer" by Saves the Day, originally by The Descendents.

Marevix
10-03-2007, 04:12 PM
Ensiferum did a good cover of Battery (Metallica), better than the original in my opinion.

Roboman
10-03-2007, 04:23 PM
My favourite cover is Karnivool's cover of The Only Way, that was a song by Gotye.

drizzle
10-03-2007, 04:34 PM
NOFX did a wonderful cover of Minor Threat's "Straight Edge"

...giggle.


but srsly....

I can't think of any great ones.

Casualties did OK with blitzkrieg bop (Ramones)

BROBOT
10-03-2007, 05:54 PM
when jimi hendrix covered all along the watchtower


and GNR's cover of knockin' on heavens door.


thats really all i can think of

both originally by bob dylan

kag123
10-04-2007, 04:09 PM
Anyone? Come on?

You really got me- van halen (the kinks)

SMR
10-04-2007, 04:31 PM
Captain Chaos' cover of Peter Gabriel's "Book of Love" (it starts around 4:40 or 1:45 if it counts backwards)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVT0tf6lK_w