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#1 Javery

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 04:17 PM

Youtube videos are welcome but keep it to one per post so things don't get out of hand.

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#2 RAMSTORIA

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 04:23 PM



Graveworm - Losing My Religion

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#3 shieryda

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 05:50 PM

Fear Factory's "Cars". So awesome.

Alien Ant Farm's "Smooth Criminal".

And, of course, Marilyn Manson's "Sweet Dreams".

Metallica's "Astronomy", "Stone Cold Crazy" and "Whiskey in the Jar".

Hendrix: "All Along the Watchtower"

#4 wybo_a

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 06:04 PM

Coheed and Cambria - The Trooper (Iron Maiden)
311 - Love Song (The Cure)
Say Anything - Baby, I Got Your Money (Ol' Dirty Bastard)
The Devil Wears Prada - Still Fly (Big Tymers)

#5 Msut77

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 06:07 PM

Hotel California - The Gypsy Kings

About half of Happy Feet.

#6 rabbitt

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 06:09 PM





This last one is technically a remix of a Gang of Four song, but it's great.



#7 pk5235

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 06:11 PM

hey ya by matt weddle

#8 shieryda

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 06:18 PM

Pretty much any of Children of Bodom's covers (see Skeletons in the Closet).

#9 Sporadic

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 06:24 PM

The Polyphonic Spree covering Nirvana's Lithium



Nine Inch Nails covering Gary Numan's Metal (I was at this show and it was the first time they ever played it live)



#10 thespamofpower

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 06:30 PM

Seether's cover of Careless Whisper

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#11 Javery

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 06:35 PM

Pearl Jam - Love Reign O'er Me (The Who)



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#12 Jake Tower

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 06:56 PM

All Along the Watchtower (Bob Dylan) - Jimi Hendrix Experience
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#13 rk0900

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 07:05 PM

Hurt - Johnny Cash
Hey Ya - Matt Weddle

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#14 JStryke

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 07:06 PM

I might give this more thought later if I don't forget, but a VERY popular cover -

Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded By The Light (original Bruce Springsteen)

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#15 Mid Boss

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 07:09 PM

Dinosaur Jr. - Just Like Heaven




#16 jlarlee

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 07:12 PM

Smashing Pumpkin's cover of landslide
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#17 shieryda

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 07:50 PM

Smashing Pumpkin's cover of landslide


Nice.:applause:

And I'm disappointed in myself for forgetting "Hurt".

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#18 ajh2298

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 08:11 PM

"Band on the Run" covered by the Foo Fighters
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#19 crushtopher

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 08:16 PM

Silverstein - Apologize
A Day to Remember - Since You've Been Gone
Jimi Hendrix and Dave Matthews Band - All Along the Watchtower
Mayday Parade - When I Grow Up

#20 shieryda

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 08:30 PM

Johnny Cash's cover of "Rusty Cage" is pretty neat, too.

#21 Moses144

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 08:42 PM



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#22 Chronis

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 08:43 PM

Lacuna Coil's cover of Enjoy the Silence by Depeche Mode
Bowling For Soup's I Ran by Flock of Seagulls

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#23 darkcecil32

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 08:43 PM

Goldfinger - 99 Red Balloons (Nina - 99 Luftballoons)

#24 Moses144

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 08:45 PM

Also, Fiona Apple's rendition of Across the Universe, originally by The Beatles. The purist at my work says the original is far better, but I don't see it.



#25 opterasis

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 08:45 PM

The Devil Wears Prada - Still Fly (Big Tymers)


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#26 evildeadjedi

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 09:00 PM

Sodom - Hazy Shades of Winter (Simon and Garfunkel)
Blind Guardian - Spread Your Wings (Queen)
Megadeath - Paranoid (Black Sabbath)
Demons & Wizards - Immigrant Song (Led Zeppelin)
The Gourds - Gin and Juice (Snoop Dog)
Dynamite Hack - Boyz in Da Hood (Eazy E)
Faith No More - War Pigs (Black Sabbath)
Les Claypool/Primus- Have a Cigar, Shine on you crazy diamonds, etc (Pink Floyd)
Pantera - Cat Scratch Fever (Ted Nugent)
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#27 Rodimus

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 09:03 PM

Travis - Hit Me Baby One More Time (Britney Spears)



#28 jbroush99

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 09:20 PM

Johnny Cash's cover of "Rusty Cage" is pretty neat, too.


This
and

White Zombie - Children of the Grave
Bullring Brummies - The Wizard


#29 Javery

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 09:37 PM

Hanson - Optimistic (Radiohead)



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#30 Chronis

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Posted 24 June 2010 - 09:46 PM

I thought about it a minute... and it came to me. You can't have a thread about covers without Kids In America.


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