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oDoUoSoKo
05-25-2007, 07:45 PM
which cover songs do u love....

Korn-One (Metallica)
Tool-No Quarter (Led Zepp)
Jimmi Hendrix-Star Spangled banner
RHCP-Search and Destroy (Stooges)
John Frusciante-How deep is your love (Beegees)

UNCLE RUCKUS
05-25-2007, 08:19 PM
good thread Dusk, never heard any of those ones though I liked Johnny Cash Hurt, Jimi Hendrix All Along The Watchtower, Nirvana The Man Who Sold The World

oDoUoSoKo
05-25-2007, 08:21 PM
nice^^

TiKaL
05-26-2007, 12:21 AM
1. "All Along The WatchTower" - Jimi Hendrix (Bob Dylan)

2. "Higher Ground" - Red Hot Chili Peppers (Stevie Wonder)

3. "I Shot The Sheriff" - Eric Clapton (Bob Marley)

4. "Renegades Of Funk" - Rage Against The Machine (Afrika Bambaataa)

5. "Smokin In The Boys' Room" - Motley Crue (Brownsville Station)

6. "Signs" - Tesla (5 Man Electrical Band)

7. "Hurt" - Johnny Cash (NIN)

8. "Come Together" - Soundgarden (The Beatles)

9. "Simple Man" - Deftones (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

10. "Voodoo Child" - Kenny Wayne Sheppard (Jimi Hendrix)

tobacojones
05-26-2007, 02:17 AM
There is a really upbeat and melodic version of Modest Mouse's 'Float On' which I can't locate anywhere. Anyone know it? I don't know the artist, but it is NOT ben kweller.

oDoUoSoKo
05-26-2007, 10:10 AM
1. "All Along The WatchTower" - Jimi Hendrix (Bob Dylan)

2. "Higher Ground" - Red Hot Chili Peppers (Stevie Wonder)

3. "I Shot The Sheriff" - Eric Clapton (Bob Marley)

4. "Renegades Of Funk" - Rage Against The Machine (Afrika Bambaataa)

5. "Smokin In The Boys' Room" - Motley Crue (Brownsville Station)

6. "Signs" - Tesla (5 Man Electrical Band)

7. "Hurt" - Johnny Cash (NIN)

8. "Come Together" - Soundgarden (The Beatles)

9. "Simple Man" - Deftones (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

10. "Voodoo Child" - Kenny Wayne Sheppard (Jimi Hendrix)

im sorry for forgettin this.....this is my fav cover ever....eloels..im dumb.

INF
05-26-2007, 10:58 AM
Foo Fighters - Have a Cigar(Pink Floyd)

Marilyn Manson - Down in the park(Gary Numan)

oDoUoSoKo
05-26-2007, 10:59 AM
Pink Floyd?^^

INF
05-26-2007, 11:23 AM
Pink Floyd?^^

yeah man. Its on the mission impossible soundtrack. The one that has no leaf clover on it.

Longbongcilvaringz
05-26-2007, 11:23 AM
yeah Nirvana - The Man Who Sold The World is pretty awesome.

that album is great.

SKANK HILL
05-26-2007, 11:30 AM
the troggs/jimi hendrix - wild thing (wild ones)

INF
05-26-2007, 11:40 AM
Another Gary Numan song - Cars by Fear Factory

I edited my post above with the original bands.

Sean , I was just listening to NYC unplugged last night around town. THats a great album. The Meat puppet songs on there were spot on as well.

oDoUoSoKo
05-26-2007, 11:45 AM
O, primus has this lil mini cover of Masters of Puppets...

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INF
05-26-2007, 11:51 AM
Korn does Metallica. There might be video. THey did okay with the brick in the wall pt 9.

PRIMUS IS THA SHIT!

oDoUoSoKo
05-26-2007, 11:53 AM
ya, i kno, read my first post.

SKANK HILL
05-26-2007, 12:00 PM
SOAD- snowblind (sabbath)
RATM - how i could just kill a man (cypress hill)
rammstein - pet sematary (the ramones i believe?? but not too sure)

oDoUoSoKo
05-26-2007, 12:02 PM
SOAD- snowblind (sabbath)
RATM - how i could just kill a man (cypress hill)
rammstein - pet sematary (the ramones i believe?? but not too sure)
can u post that? damn i love snowblind.

SKANK HILL
05-26-2007, 12:03 PM
alright give me about 5 minutes, ill come back and put it in this post okay

oDoUoSoKo
05-26-2007, 12:04 PM
ite...zshare plz

SKANK HILL
05-26-2007, 12:20 PM
http://www.zshare.net/audio/2030132354c596/

oDoUoSoKo
05-26-2007, 12:22 PM
god bless bro.

oDoUoSoKo
05-26-2007, 12:23 PM
but on the subject of SOAD covers....Shame on a nigga sux.

SKANK HILL
05-26-2007, 12:24 PM
no worries champ, hope u like it, i'm not too keen on it myself though, the original kicks major fucking ass though

tobacojones
05-26-2007, 12:36 PM
Best recent cover is van morrison doing comfortably numb and it RULES

Dante
05-26-2007, 03:24 PM
Marilyn Manson - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

irish ins
05-26-2007, 04:54 PM
Iron & Wine- such great heights
Dinosaur jr- Goin Blind ( KISS)
Grant Lee Phillips- Under the Milkyway

tobacojones
05-26-2007, 07:30 PM
Oh I forgot! Rage does a fucking great live cover of Fuck the Police. WAY better than the original. If anyone can find it they should totally post that shit.

crass
05-26-2007, 09:06 PM
It's not better than the original because he fucks the lyrics up a lot. But it's still good. I don't have it on this comp though.

Smiths fans, check the Quicksand cover of "How Soon is Now." Much less wanky and pretentious than the original.

UNCLE RUCKUS
05-27-2007, 11:06 AM
The Smiths were alright who is quicksand crass? most covers are shit I like The Fugees Killing Em Softly but covering songs is mostly when people run out of ideas, The Spagetti Incident was so lame I cried

oDoUoSoKo
05-27-2007, 11:21 AM
not true^^^ (about the running out of ideas thing)

UNCLE RUCKUS
05-27-2007, 12:19 PM
not true^^^ (about the running out of ideas thing)

yeah it depends like Jimi Hendrix was not lacking ideas but GNR yeah

INF
05-27-2007, 12:31 PM
Monster Magnet - Into the Void (Black Sabbath)

murkoutz
05-27-2007, 01:13 PM
hurt-johnny cash (nine inch nails)
across the universe-fiona apple (the beatles)
crazy in love-snow patrol (beyonce)
baby got back-richard cheese (sir mix-a-lot)
dancing with myself-the donnas (billy idol)

crass
05-27-2007, 03:27 PM
The Smiths were alright who is quicksand crass? most covers are shit I like The Fugees Killing Em Softly but covering songs is mostly when people run out of ideas, The Spagetti Incident was so lame I cried

Quicksand was band that the guitarist from Gorilla Biscuits started after GB broke up. A lot of people look to them as one of the original "post-hardcore" bands. Here, I'll upload an original Quicksand song, and their cover of How Soon is Now


HOW SOON IS NOW (smiths cover)
http://download.yousendit.com/56C28DA648C62098

OMISSION
http://download.yousendit.com/18AFFCDC2C88D0B2

I think the Smiths cover is amazing. The original "How Soon is Now" is great but Quicksand strips it down to the core.

tobacojones
05-27-2007, 03:49 PM
Wow what year was this smiths cover? Sounds like the grunge bands got some ideas from these guys.


Rage version sucks cause of the lyrics???? They only do the first verse!

Olive Oil Goombah
05-28-2007, 10:02 AM
Black-Staind(Pearl Jam)

All the covers Nirvana did on Unplugged from the MEat Puppets songs.

Edgar Erebus
05-28-2007, 11:05 AM
Some I listened to last two days:

Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe [Billy Roberts]
The Animals - The House of the Rising Sun [author unknown]
Isaac Hayes - Walk On By [Dionne Warwick]
Soft Cell - Tainted Love [Gloria Jones]

oDoUoSoKo
05-28-2007, 11:19 AM
wait...the [ ] ones up there are the originals?

cubis
05-28-2007, 11:44 AM
marylin manson's cover of sweet dreams was nice, i like it better than the eurythmics version.

ryan adam's cover of wonderwall (oasis) is really good, he made it his own song pretty much.


i actually don't like the iron & wine cover of such great heights - too damn slooooooooooooow

Edgar Erebus
05-28-2007, 12:29 PM
wait...the [ ] ones up there are the originals?

Yeah. Surprising, ain't it?

SKANK HILL
05-29-2007, 01:09 AM
marilyn manson also covered johnny mandel's "suicide is painless", i much prefer johnny mandel's version - and for those that don't know, johnny mandel's "suicide is painless" was the M*A*S*H theme song - the movie had the lyrics, and tv series just had the riff, excellent song imo, cover not so excellent

Longbongcilvaringz
05-31-2007, 01:04 PM
RATM - Microphone Fiend (Erib B & Rakim)

my favourite rakim track, and i think ratm did it justice.

ben folds does alot of covers during his live shows etc, he did one of "Bitches Aint Shit" which was interesting.

but i liked his version of "Such Great Heights" by The Postal Service, dunno why really, not into the band or anything.

here the track is, on an australian radio station:

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percussion is being played using a glass, chop sticks, postal tube and some other shit.

INF
05-31-2007, 03:40 PM
oh yeah.

Ben Folds Five did "Vaseline" by the Flaming Lips. It was pretty good. I heard it live and then I found it on a compilation disc called Loungapalooza.

Frontal Lobotomy
05-31-2007, 04:10 PM
Less Than Jake - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) [Proclaimers]
http://www.zshare.net/audio/2093556a86e0c1/

Not my favourite cover, but a very good one.

Art Vandelay
10-15-2007, 10:49 PM
Live and Let Die - Guns & Roses (Wings)
Rapper's Delight - Def Squad (Sugar Hill Gang)
La Di Dadi - Snoop Dog (Slick Rick)
Lake of Fire - Nirvana (Meat Puppets)
Shame on a Nigga- System of a Down (Wu-Tang)
Smooth Criminal -Alien Ant Farm (Michael Jackson)
Walk This Way -Run DMC (Aerosmith)
Come Together - Aerosmith (The Beatles)

the entire Led Zeppelin I album...the whole thing was ripped off from other artists

Visionz
10-16-2007, 08:30 PM
"Conquest"---The White Stripes (Corky Robbins)

"Planet Caravan"--Pantera (Black Sabbath)

oDoUoSoKo
10-16-2007, 08:49 PM
Jolene-The White Stripes....i might have said that already...eloels.

ShaDynasty
10-17-2007, 05:36 PM
Eddie Hazel - Shes So Heavy
Isaac Hayes - Look Of Love
Gladys Knight and the pips - Way We Were

theres probably more, but those are some that jumped to mind

Fr@z
10-17-2007, 05:52 PM
White Stripes - I Just Dont Know What To Do With Myself(Burt Bacharach?)
Dinosaur Jr - Just Like Heaven (The Cure)

oDoUoSoKo
10-17-2007, 07:05 PM
good shit^^

Jeff-The-Chef
10-27-2007, 05:41 PM
ballroom blitz- krokus (forgot who sang the original)
some others but i dont remember now.

Chron Gen
10-29-2007, 09:48 AM
The Gypsy Kings - Hotel California
Bauhaus - Telegram Sam

Robert
06-03-2008, 05:18 AM
This would have to be the best cover (maybe even better then the original) of Leonard Cohen's classic.

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Robert
06-03-2008, 05:20 AM
Technically this is a cover, almost not. Good track anyway.

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LuckyTheWonderDog
06-03-2008, 05:33 AM
hurt-johnny cash (nine inch nails)


Thought I better check this hadn't been mentioned before I added it myself, and sure enough here it is!

The Specials - Pressure Drop (by Toots & The Maytals)
The Specials - Monkey Man (by Toots & The Maytals)

TheWolf
06-03-2008, 06:00 AM
Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower (originally Bob Dylan).
White Stripes - Jolene (originally Dolly Parton).

GhettoGnom
06-03-2008, 08:26 AM
Bob Dylan - In My Time of Dyin' (Blind Willie Johnson - Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed)
Rage Against The Machine - How I Could Just Kill A Man (Cypress Hill)