LISTEN: “Poison” by Powerwolf

Days before Alice Cooper’s 75th birthday (February 4), Powerwolf released a spectacular cover of the 1989 hit, “Poison”. The band on the cover, Over the years we have released several cover songs to pay tribute to artists / bands that we personally hold in high regard. With ‘Poison’, Alice Cooper has created a timeless classic and we could not miss the opportunity to celebrate his … Continue reading LISTEN: “Poison” by Powerwolf

Our Lady Peace: Mountain Song

In case you missed it, Our Lady Peace released a brilliant cover of Jane’s Addition “Mountain Song” from last year’s Quebec City show. The band filled in for Jane’s Addiction on a few Canadian shows with the Smashing Pumpkins last year. While I’m sure Jane’s Addiction fans were bummed to have missed them, OLP fans got this solid cover that we hope also satiated Jane’s … Continue reading Our Lady Peace: Mountain Song

VOLUME UP! SERIES: Issue 01 :: Volume 01

Here are the 11 tracks we have at 11 this week. Listen on Apple Music or Spotify In order of time: “Unholy” by Anthony VincentThis cover of the pop smash “Unholy” is kicked up a notch with an infectious bass, crunchy guitars, and massive drums. Vincent is also known as Ten Second Songs. “Eleanor Rigby” by Palaye RoyaleOur second cover on the list and definitely … Continue reading VOLUME UP! SERIES: Issue 01 :: Volume 01

Review: Lost in Love EP by Little Thief

Little Thief is Charlie Fitzgerald and Rhii Williams. The Bristol based duo has just released “Lost in Love” and its brilliantly covered B-side “I’m On Fire”. While “Lost in Love” is from their debut album Under the Patio (Sept 2021), its release is a celebration. The album Under the Patio turns a year old and the long time collaborators are also celebrating their recent engagement … Continue reading Review: Lost in Love EP by Little Thief

Duran Duran: “Five Years” (Bowie Cover)

The iconic “Wild Boys” of the 80s, Duran Duran, released an amazing cover of Bowie’s “Five Years” from his the 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders Mars. Simon Le Bon says this of recording, “Five Years”: “When we got the Ziggy Stardust LP and put the needle in the groove, our first taste of its perfection was the song Five … Continue reading Duran Duran: “Five Years” (Bowie Cover)

David Bowie: Tryin’ to Get to Heaven / Mother

On what would have been his 74th birthday (January 8th), the Bowie Estate released two previously unreleased covers. One of “TRYIN’ TO GET TO HEAVEN” by Bob Dylan and the other of “MOTHER” by John Lennon. Whew boy, I was not emotionally ready for those two songs. Separately, they are a gut punch, but together on a single, they brought me to my knees.. According … Continue reading David Bowie: Tryin’ to Get to Heaven / Mother

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LISTEN: Circles by The Cadillac Three

Coming in hot on the heels of their January release COUNTRY FUZZ, comes a strip down acoustic cover of Post Malone’s “Circles”. Damn is this cover pretty amazing. Jaren’s voice brings a certain heartache and sadness that I don’t get from Post Malone’s original and this cover is just simply beautiful from the music to the vocals. You won’t regret giving this beauty a listen. … Continue reading LISTEN: Circles by The Cadillac Three

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COVER: Love is a Battlefield by The Amity Affliction

This may be my favorite cover of PAT BENATAR‘s “LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD”. From their debut album SEVERED TIES, THE AMITY AFFLICTION nails this cover. While keeping the feel of the overall vibe of the original but making the drums heavier and the guitars more haunting, where TAA, bring their touch is the vocals. The vocals of AHREN STRINGER and JOEL BIRCH is a ying and yang, showing … Continue reading COVER: Love is a Battlefield by The Amity Affliction