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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 […]

Every Weezer Fan Needs To Spend Time With ‘You Blue It!’ This Week

It’s truly rare that a covers album rises above the level of novelty to become something worth longtime admiration. Of the dozens, if not hundreds of covers releases and compilations created every year, only a handful are ever deemed worthy of coverage by the vast majority of press, and of those few even less are […]

FEMME Adds A Modern Twist To The Shangri-Las’ “Sophisticated Boom Boom”

Apart from touring, all’s been quiet on the FEMME front, but tonight the UK-based songstress has announced that, song by song, she’ll be releasing a covers EP throughout the summer. She took to Facebook to explain, “over the next four weeks I’ll be dropping a series of cover versions. Songs that I love, some that […]

The Venetia Fair To Release ‘…Basically Just Does Karaoke’ Covers EP

The Venetia Fair are one of the most unique rock outfits actively performing and recording throughout the modern world. Their latest album, Every Sick, Disgusting Thought We’ve Got In Our Brain, was one of our favorites from this year, and now it seems they’re gracing us with an additional helping of new (old) material before […]

STREAM: RX Bandits – “Surf Wax America” (Weezer Cover)

We all know RX Bandits have an EP of covers coming up. They did a cover of one of those songs at Skate & Surf, and that song was “Surf Wax America,” originally by Weezer. Our friends and brothers at fellow AbsoluteVoices website AbsolutePunk have now posted a stream of the studio version of this […]

STREAM: Patent Pending – “All Star” (Smash Mouth Cover)

Earlier today, Under The Gun reported on Patent Pending releasing their piano-driven cover of Limp Bizkit’s “Break Stuff”. Well, now the band’s cover of “All Star” by Smash Mouth is available to stream as well. Both songs are a part of Patent Pending’s latest release, Spring Break ’99, featuring some of the most popular hits […]

STREAM: Patent Pending – “Break Stuff” (Limp Bizkit Cover)

Patent Pending are the working man’s pop punk deities. They work harder than most bands, tour relentlessly, and constantly push themselves to go bigger and perform better with each passing year. Today, out of nowhere, the boys from Patent Pending decided to release an EP featuring covers of popular songs from 1999 entitled, Spring Break […]

New Jimmy Eat World Album “Almost Done Mixing”

Jimmy Eat World have had a long career and a quiet year. They’ve hinted at their still untitled upcoming album, giving away hints that it would be released in the first half of 2013 and that they would be recording some cover songs. On their Twitter account, they have said they are in the process […]

Jimmy Eat World Recording Cover Songs

Jimmy Eat World uses their Twitter account prolifically, but doesn’t do a whole lot to give us much clarity (get it? Clarity? High fives all around) on what they are doing. They’ve previously said they would release their next album in the first half of 2013, and that they had a name chosen but wouldn’t […]

Franz Ferdinand stream their Covers EP

Head over to Franz Ferdinand‘s Soundcloud account to stream their Covers EP. Domino Records has released news that this EP will officially hit stores on May 2nd. Look below to see some of the band’s favorite artists they have chose to cover on this EP. Track Listing: Debbie Harry – Live Alone Stephin Merritt (of […]

Fake Problems/Never Shout Never split

In what may be an early contender for oddest musical pairing of 2011, Fake Problems and Never Shout Never have announced plans for a split single later this year. Fake Problems will be contributing a cover of Never Shout Never’s “Sweet Perfection,” while Christofer Drew and Never Shout Never will cover Fake Problem’s “Songs For Teenagers.” No release date is set, but we’ll let you know more as soon as we do!