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Vanna Cover Manson’s “The Beautiful People,” Announce New EP

Boston post-hardcore legends Vanna have announced plans to release a covers EP titled Alt in early October. The five-track release finds the band covering some of the biggest rock songs of the last twenty-five years, and earlier today the first cut from the record found its way online. Marilyn Manson’s “The Beautiful People” is a […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Vegas Lights – “Drag Me Down” (One Direction Cover)

The battle for the attention of young music fans is more competitive today than at any other point in music history. Artists of all genres at every level of success have to constantly push themselves to think outside the box when it comes to marketing, which is often the deciding factor when it comes to […]

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You Blew It! Share “Surf Wax America” Cover

We’re going surfing, we’re going surfing!” You Blew It! have partnered with our good friends at Stereogum to share the first song off their upcoming Weezer cover album. “Surf Wax America” is one of those formidable early 90s indie/punk anthems that has become synonymous with youth in the decades since its initial release. The members […]

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WATCH: Vinnie Caruana Backed by Bellwether Play Two Tracks From The Movielife

As exciting as it is to see I Am the Avalanche back in action, there are still a few of us holding out hope that The Movielife would someday play shows again. So anytime Vinnie Caruana performs old Movielife tracks, we get even more pumped, as this is is about as close as it may […]

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ALBUM STREAM: Neil Young – ‘A Letter Home’

Neil Young has always been incredibly influential in music. And getting in the studio with Third Man Records owner Jack White certainly continues to show that. The two have been working together in Nashville on Young’s most recent work, a covers album called A Letter Home. It is now available to stream in its entirety, […]

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REVIEW: Me First And The Gimme Gimmes – ‘Are We Not Men? We Are Diva!’

Artist: Me First and the Gimme Gimmes Album: Are We Not Men? We Are Diva! Genre: Skate Punk Label: Fat Wreck Chords There are very few acts in the world that featured as predominantly in the highlights of my social life during my teenage years as Me First and the Gimme Gimmes. So it’s with […]

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Tyler the Creator, Nick Cave, Danny Elfman, and Katy Perry Working on Random Covers Record

Cover songs are a great chance to see who inspires a musician. Other times it’s a confusing crossing of genres. And sometimes, very rarely, it’s just weird. Now, thanks to lowbrow pop artist Mark Ryden, the world gets to hear  Tyler the Creator, Nick Cave, Katy Perry, and “Weird Al” Yankovic cover “Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)” for a […]

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LISTEN: Asking Alexandria’s Ben Bruce, Darkest Hour and More Cover Florence + The Machine For ‘Sumerian Ceremonials’ Compilation

Sumerian Records recently announced the compilation album Sumerian Ceremonials: Florence + The Sphinx, which features 12 acts from the label’s roster covering songs from Florence + The Machine’s Ceremonials album (with one exception). The label previously released the contributions from Periphery, Stick To Your Guns and Come The Dawn, and today brings the release of […]

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UTG EXCLUSIVE DOWNLOAD: Rookie of the Year – ‘The Covers EP’

Acoustic-pop veteran Rookie of the Year has teamed up with Under The Gun for an exclusive, free download of his brand new record, The Covers EP. Containing affectionately catchy new twists on fan-favorite tracks both old and new, The Covers EP is a diverse collection of influential numbers. The record includes new and unique renditions […]

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WATCH: The End of America Cover “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”

New York’s The End of America recently covered The Band’s “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” on AltarTV. “We had a show April of last year in New York that we were meeting up to rehearse for a couple hours before the show. We heard that one of our musical heroes had died that […]

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WATCH: Puddles Pity Party (The Sad Clown With A Golden Voice) – “Another Tear Falls”

As I work on my end-of-year lists of favorites and suggestions, I listen to a playlist of the year’s best. This is made up of songs and records I enjoyed from January to December, each possibilities for those few spots worthy of writing about at the end of the year. Then there’s Puddles. I found […]

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Rise Against Release B-Side Sampler Video

Rise Against, the post-hardcore band from the 2000s who spent time on labels both large and small, have a b-side and covers collection, the aptly titled Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000-2013, that was released on September 10. With this in mind, the band has released a sampler video that has clips from several b-sides, […]