Sheer Terror Cover Sham 69 On New EP

Kaos for Kristin

New York hardcore stalwarts Sheer Terror have tracked a three-song EP. Called Kaos for Kristin, it’ll be out on Dead City Records. The effort features three Sham 69 songs covered in Sheer Terror’s style. You can get that shit as a vinyl seven-inch picture disc here. The album will be available on iTunes in the […]

Machine Head Frontman Releases Some Live Covers

Robb Flynn

This is worth checking out. Today, Machine Head frontman and guitarist Robb Flynn released — in video form — some awesome covers the band tracked years ago. Those songs include Metallica’s “Seel and Destroy,” Sepultura’s “Territory,” Pantera’s “A New Level” and “Walk,” and Iron Maiden’s “The Trooper.” All four covers were captured live during the […]

System Of A Down Drummer Talks Solo LP, Possible Covers

John Dolmayan

System Of A Down’s drummer John Dolmayan is tired of waiting on the rest of the band to figure out what the fuck they wanna do, and has struck out on his own. We recently told you he began work on a solo album, which would feature some covers. 
Well, earlier today, he updated fans […]

System Of A Down Lullabies Coming


Wake up! Or, go to sleep? Grammy-winning hard rockers System of a Down are the latest band to have their songs transformed into nursery rhymes and sold to fathers trying so hard to raise a kid who won’t like rap music. Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star released their take on System’s best songs today. The […]

Ghost Offering Up Live Track For Free Download

If You Have Ghost

Hey Ghost fans! Go here. That’s where you’ll find a free download of the Swedish band’s live recording of “Secular Haze.” The track comes from Ghost’s new EP, If You Have Ghost, which mostly boasts covers. It was produced by Dave Grohl, who some people suspect is actually a member of Ghost. If true, that’d […]

Alice Cooper Wraps Recording Of Covers LP

Alice Cooper

You may not give a rat’s ass. A lot of folks could care less about Alice Cooper, so I get it. Especially if he’s releasing an album of covers. But Alice Cooper is releasing an album of covers. The effort will boast Al’s take on tunes by John Lennon, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, and The […]

System Of A Down Drummer Working On Covers Album

System of a Down

Because someone, somewhere, must want that. I know I don’t. But I guess System of a Down drummer John Dolmayan is just itching to record, and since System is dormant…covers album. From a drummer. Right. “[It] should be good practice for the eventual System of a Down album sometime in the future,” says John. Never […]

Gwar Covers Album Not So Much A Go


The other day, we reported on a covers album that was said to be in the works by fake alien metal act Gwar. Well, that talk was pretty premature. Gwar’s Oderus Urungus took to Twitter to explain his recent comments were wishful thinking on his part, not anything planned out. “I mouthed off about a […]

Gwar Plotting Covers Album


Just what the world needs…another covers album, this one from extragalactic gimmick metallers Gwar. The band have a new album called Battle Maximus in stores, but a covers album could be out next year — Gwar’s 30th year as a group. Says Oderus Urungus in a new interview: “We are going to do a new […]

Avenged Sevenfold’s Shadows Responds To Machine Head Frontman’s Slam

M. Shadows and his old lady

M. Shadows, the singer for sub-par rock act Avenged Sevenfold, says he isn’t bothered by Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn’s criticism of his band’s new album. “Everyone should be entitled to say whatever they want,” he says. Flynn called Avenged’s Hail to the King a covers album in a hilarious post available here. Speaking to […]