Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Top 50 Greatest Rock/Metal Covers

So, after some research, here comes the list of Top 50 covers of Rock/Metal. I restricted this list to just 50 as I found it extremely difficult to make a list of 100 such songs. I could find many such lists in the internet with 100+ covers, but I found most of the songs are less popular. While compiling this list, I gathered a lot of knowledge about the original works of all those songs which soothes our heart and mind now and then. Like, I never knew that The Man Who Sold the World by Nirvana is actually a cover of David Bowie. Anyways, both the songs are equally great. So, here is my list of 50 Greatest Covers of all time in Rock & Metal. Again, the numbers beside each song carries no meaning.

1. Hallowed Be Thy Name (Iron Maiden Cover by Cradle of Filth)
2. Paranoid (Black Sabath Cover by Megadeth)
3. Turn the Page (Bob Segar Cover by Metallica)
4. The Man Who Sold the World (David Bowie Cover by Nirvana)
5. One (Metallica Cover by Korn)
6. Tuesday's Gone (Lynard Skynard Cover by Metallica)
7. Sweet Dreams (Eurythimics Cover by Marilyn Manson)
8. All Along the Watchtower (Bob Dylan Cover by Jimi Hendrix)
9. You Give Love a Bad Name (Jon Bon Jovi Cover by Atreyu)
10. The Ghost of Tom Joad (Bruce Springsteen Cover by Rage Against the Machine)
11. Iron Man (Black Sabath cover by The Cardigans)
12. Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder Cover by Red Hot Chilli Peppers)
13. Come Together (The Beatles Cover by Aerosmith)
14. Knocking on Heaven's Door (Bob Dylan Cover by Guns N' Roses)
15. Knocking on Heaven's Door (Bob Dylan Cover by Avril Lavigne)
16. Hurt (Johny Cash Cover by Nine Inch Nails)
17. You Really Got Me (The Kinks cover by Van Halen)
18. American Woman (The Guess Who Cover by Lenny Kravitz)
19. Another Brick in the Wall (Pink Floyd Cover by Korn)
20. Overdose (Exodus Cover by AC/DC)
21, Message In A Bottle (Police Cover by Machine Head)
22. Whisky In The Jar (Thin Lizzy Cover by Metallica)
23. Highway to hell (ACDC cover by Marilyn Manson)
24. Holy Diver (Dio Cover by Killswitch Engage)
25. Master Of Puppets (Metallica cover by Trivium)
26. Crazy (Seal Cover by Mushroomhead)
27. Black Magic Woman (Fleetwood Mac Cover by Santana)
28. Break on Through (Doors Cover by Stone Temple Pilots)
29. No Quarter (Led Zeppelin Cover by Tool)
30. Sabbra Cadabra (Black Sabbath Cover by Metallica)
31. Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd cover by Widespread Panic)
32. War Pigs (Black Sabbath Cover by Faith No More)
33. The Ripper (Judas Priest Cover by Iron Maiden)
34. Aces High (Iron Maiden Cover by Children of Bodom)
35. Losing My Religion (REM Cover by Graveworm)
36. Solitary Man (Neil Diamond Cover by Johny Cash)
37. Smooth Criminal (Michael Jackson Cover by Alien Ant Farm)
38. Crazy Train (Ozzy Osbourne Cover by Bullets for My Valentine)
39. Wonderwall (Oasis Cover by Ryan Adams)
40. Live and Let Die (Wings Cover by Guns N' Roses)
41. Paint It Black (The Rolling Stones Cover by U2)
42. Last Kiss (Wayne Cochran Cover by Pearl Jam)
43. I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself (Dusty Springfield Cover by The White Stripes)
44. Planet Caravan (Black Sabath Cover by Pantera)
45. Working Class Hero (John Lennon Cover by Green Day)
46. Stairway to Heaven (Dolly Parton Cover by Led Zeppelin)
47. Cocaine (JJ Cale Cover by Eric Clapton)
48. I Shot the Sheriff (Bob Marley Cover By Eric Clapton)
49. You Really Got Me (Kinks Cover by Van Halen)
50. Maggie's Farm (Bob Dylan Cover by Rage Against the Machine)

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