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    • CommentAuthorWood
    • CommentTimeMay 11th 2011 edited
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    French folk-punk band Los Carayos covers "Rawhide" in 1991 :

    • CommentAuthorWood
    • CommentTimeMay 11th 2011
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    Japanese Ska band Doberman deliver their version of "Bella Ciao" :

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    I can't hear the topic of cover songs brought up in conversation without instantly thinking about this mellow little gem.

    Djali Zwan covering Iron Maiden's "Number of the Beast".


    Also, this cover of The Ramones' "Blitzkrieg Bop" by Rob Zombie saw pretty heavy rotation during my first year of uni.

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      CommentAuthorAlan Tyson
    • CommentTimeMay 11th 2011 edited
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    @James Lawrence: I really like that Maiden cover! I kinda want to watch that movie, too.
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    i start counting's genius po-faced cover of rasputin and rawhide, together in the same song.
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    There's an album that is nothing but Metal covers of Studio Ghibli theme songs.
    These two are my favourites.

    • CommentAuthorWood
    • CommentTimeMay 12th 2011
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    Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser playing Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson, on cello :

    2CELLOS (Sulic & Hauser) - Smooth Criminal
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    @Wood

    That's amazing! I'll never look at a cello the same way again.
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      CommentAuthorLokiZero
    • CommentTimeMay 12th 2011
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    Can't believe this isn't here already:

    • CommentAuthorNorbert
    • CommentTimeMay 16th 2011
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    I really like the cover of 'Personal Jesus' (Depeche Mode) by Johnny Cash, with John Frusciante on guitar:



    And the Life of Agony version of Redemption Song (Bob Marley of course). No video, but here:

    • CommentAuthorWood
    • CommentTimeMay 16th 2011
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    Placebo cover Serge Gainsbourg's "Requiem Pour Un Con", with translated Lyrics :

    Placebo - Requiem for a Jerk

    For those of you who don't know the original song (that would be most of non-French people, I'm afraid) Here it is
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      CommentAuthorLokiZero
    • CommentTimeMay 16th 2011 edited
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    Apologies if this is a repost:
    • CommentAuthorJiveKitty
    • CommentTimeJun 29th 2011
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    • CommentAuthorWombatNeil
    • CommentTimeJun 29th 2011
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    I've been really enjoying this guy's work recently.





    And just for fun...

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    Swiss prog thrash band interpreting hendrix:

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      CommentAuthorFishelle
    • CommentTimeJul 17th 2011
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    St. Vincent posted this on twitter today. I had to bring back the thread so I could post it.

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    Most of you know him as the voice of Early Cuyler, but Unknown Hinson, or the KANG, is also one of the most underrated guitarist today...

    • CommentAuthorUCLGeogPhD
    • CommentTimeJul 26th 2011
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    Some Ben Folds covers to chuck into the mix:

    Cover of Dr Dre - Bitches ain't shit


    Oh and I can't resist some William Shatner (again Ben Folds influenced) cover of Pulps Common People:

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      CommentAuthorlgenius
    • CommentTimeJul 26th 2011
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