Tag Archives: Cover song

RAVEN BLACK Revels in Brutal Metal Cover of iconic NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Opening “This is Halloween”


LA based Theatrical Metal Band RAVEN BLACK has taken the opening theme of the 1993 TIM BURTON cult classic THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, “This is Halloween,” and created a new #1 Allhallows Eve playlist favorite! With a darkly playful lyric video directed by killDevil Films, RAVEN BLACK infuses the DANNY ELFMAN composed anthem with crunchy guitars and explosive, exuberant vocals from the diminutive front-woman.

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MINISTRY Release cover song/video of The Stooges hit ‘Search And Destroy’


In addition to four decades of incredible original material that spawned a whole new genre of music, industrial mainstays Ministry and creator/frontman Al Jourgensen are also well known for a series of memorable cover songs from Black Sabbath’s Supernaut‘ to Bob Dylan’s Lay Lady Lay‘. The newest tribute is a take on The Stooges’ ‘Search And Destroy’ offering a uniquely slowed down tempo and Jourgensen’s guttural howl that amplifies the song’s wartime critique. The video was directed by the iconic Dean Karr (Ozzy OsbourneIron MaidenDr. DreVelvet Revolver, Rob Zombie).

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SABATON release new 2-track single “Kingdom Come/Metal Trilogy”


There is no rest for the wicked: After already releasing a set of fantastic singles once again proving the inexhaustible creativity of SABATON, the band releases a cover version of MANOWAR‘s ‘Kingdom Come’ today – born as a tribute to the American metal heroes and a video game collaboration.

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SABATON Announce New Single “Defence Of Moscow” + Limited 7” Vinyl


Paying respects to the Soviet Union forces in WWII and on time for the Russian Victory Day on May 9, the Swedish heavy metal heroes will release their new single ‘Defence of Moscow’ on May 7.
The song is a cover from Russian superstar Radio Tapok who has a huge following in Russian speaking countries and who gained popularity by covering rock and metal songs in the Russian language. ‘Defence Of Moscow‘ follows last year’s successful collaboration between SABATON and Radio Tapok on the live version of ‘The Attack Of The Dead Men’.

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CARNIFEX Release Cover Of KORN’s “Dead Bodies Everywhere”


San Diego deathcore pioneers, CARNIFEX, are proud to release their cover of KORN’s “Dead Bodies Everywhere” single off 2009’s Follow The Leader.

CARNIFEX comments, “KORN was one of our original influences and inspired us greatly as young musicians. Each time we do a cover, it’s our way of saying thank you to the musicians that came before us, and just maybe we added our touch of brutality! Enjoy!” 

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SABBATONERO: all-star charity project lead by Venom Inc’s Tony Dolan premieres “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath” lyric video


VENOM INC. bassist/vocalist Tony ‘Demolition Man’ Dolan along with Francesco Conte from NEROMEGA/SPIRITUAL FRONT have launched a new project, SABBATONERO, with a tribute album to BLACK SABBATH entitled “L’Uomo Di Ferro”, featuring many international artists and musicians, including Marty FriedmanJames Murphy (ex DEATHOBITUARYDISINCARNATE), Mantas (VENOM INC.) and Snowy Shaw (ex KING DIAMONDDREAM EVIL).

The album will soon be available on digital and vinyl/CD versions via Italy’s Time To Kill Records.

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