Everyone loves bands that play cover songs. Ever since there have been bands, there have been other bands, who come after and cover them live and on record. The case is no different when it comes to heavy metal. Here are 20 of our favorite cover songs, done by heavy metal bands. Admittedly, it is kind of silly given the evil cookie monster grunting death metal vocals of throat shredder Chris Barnes. But deep down you gotta give Six Feet Under, and Barnes credit for not giving a fuck what people think and going against the grain with his collection of cover songs, in their album Graveyard Classics , from If ACDC were a death metal band, you can imagine it might sound like this. This extreme metal version is a fast number guaranteed to induce head banging. This is a humorous speed metal tune, which covered a song made famous by so many musicians including the the Ramones and even Peter Griffin from Family Guy.
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16 Wicked Metal Covers of Pop Songs
But pop songs getting covered? As it turns out, some pop music has been covered with clear respect and admiration by the least likely suspect: metal bands. These are 16 of the most highly polished, well produced, reverent covers out there. If ever there was a guy meant to front a metal band, it would be a guy named Mat Sinner. The German-born rocker might just be the hardest working man in metal. Not only has he lead his titular band Sinner since , but he currently produces, performs, and song-writes for two other bands: Primal Fear and Silent Force. If you like what you hear, be sure to support both bands by buying their music through this handy Laser Time Amazon link.
Metal and pop music often feel so far removed from each other. But when heavy bands give their take on mainstream hits, the results are often really fun. Most metalheads are highly opposed to the bubblegum dance beats that dominate the tracks. Slap a few breakdowns and gnarly riffs over their structure and their stances quickly change on metal-pop-covers. Go figure the metal band with one of the most diverse sounds around would take a stab at covering Queen. Their cover still packs a punch and has some shredding guitar solos, but it manages to stay fairly faithful to the original.
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