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Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 3:01 am
You mean MTV Icon: Metallica. It also had live cover performances by:
Avril Lavigne - Fuel
Snoop Dogg - Sad But True
This is a joke right?
[Shakes head in disbelief ]
The best metallica cover is Machine Head - Battery
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 5:33 am
I think my favourite cover album of all time has to be Paul Anka - Rock Swings
He covers rock tracks in a big band / swing / Sinatra style.
e.g. Wonderwall, Jump (Van Halen), Black Hole Sun (Soundgarden)
Check it out if you can.
Another one to look out for is Nouvelle Vague, doing punk covers in a Parisian lounge jazz style. They have a female vocalist with French accent. Sexy. (includes Teenage Kicks, Too Drunk to F*ck, Love will tear us apart)
Favourite cover of all time though would be the Cat Empire doing Hotel California, in French.
Then there's Richard Cheese (& Lounge Against The Machine). His version
of "Baby Got Back" is hilarious.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:52 pm
Whiskey In The Jar, Metallica. Great Cover.
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2008 3:53 am
Keeping on the Metallica tip, Rodrigo y Gabriela have done an awesome acoustic Hispanic acoustic version of "Orion".