Classic Cover: Judicator – “Mandy” (original by Barry Manilow)

Strap on your bullet belts and gird up your loins! American power metal quintet Judicator has a sweet and sassy new track out, a cover of Barry Manilow’s “Mandy”, presented with a crimson music video. This track was recorded during the same time period as their last album “The Majesty of Decay” (Prosthetic Records) and … Continue reading Classic Cover: Judicator – “Mandy” (original by Barry Manilow)

Classic Cover: Jared James Nichols – Man in the Box (original by Alice in Chains)

Jared James Nichols today released a video for his cover of "Man In The Box" by Alice in Chains. Watch the video below and stream it on your service of choice here. Nichols comments on the cover: "Man in the Box" is one of my favourite songs ever. I remember this being one of the … Continue reading Classic Cover: Jared James Nichols – Man in the Box (original by Alice in Chains)

Classic Cover: Lord of the Lost – “Shock To The System” (original by Billy Idol)

I swear we've had an oddly large number of Billy Idol covers this year, but here's another one - and a song we've definitely not featured before! One year after the release of their game changing #1 charting album (Germany), Blood & Glitter, Lord Of The Lost are back with their first ever covers album, … Continue reading Classic Cover: Lord of the Lost – “Shock To The System” (original by Billy Idol)

Classic Cover: King of the Dead w/ Joel Peters – “Easy Lover” (original by Phil Collins)

Menacing alternative types, King of the Dead, return with a hypnotic reworking of the 80’s classic, Easy Lover, which features Joel Peters from Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons. The ominous dark lords have placed their trademark sinister stamp all over the track whilst retaining the essence of the song’s undeniable draw. The single and … Continue reading Classic Cover: King of the Dead w/ Joel Peters – “Easy Lover” (original by Phil Collins)

Classic Cover: Ward XVI ft. V of Pulverise – “Saying It Now” (original by Skindred)

Pausing briefly from recording their 3rd album, Ward XVI have teamed up with V from Yorkshire-based rap metal beatdown groovers Pulverise to release a cover of Skindred’s song ‘Saying it now’. No stranger to Skindred related mischief following the practical joke that they played on them in Liverpool, Psychoberrie and Ward XVI have followed up … Continue reading Classic Cover: Ward XVI ft. V of Pulverise – “Saying It Now” (original by Skindred)

Classic Cover: Scheitan – “White Wedding” (original by Billy Idol)

"White Wedding", a cover of Billy Idol’s classic song, is the third single from Swedish gothic rock act Scheitan this year. The lyric video premiers today ahead of the single’s release on 27 October. Scheitan have recently returned following a 24-year hiatus, and will release a new album “Songs for the Gothic People” in Spring … Continue reading Classic Cover: Scheitan – “White Wedding” (original by Billy Idol)