Video Spotlight: Halestorm’s “Black Dog”

January 29, 2010

Erie PA’s Halestorm have been relentlessly touring the US over the past few years, sharing the stage with such acts as: Shinedown, Chevelle,  Staind, and Papa Roach (among others). This week’s Video Spotlight is an electrifying cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog.” Catch the band now on tour with Theory of A Deadman. The tour’s next stop is tonight in Sayreville, NJ.

Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.

Measuring Up: “Everlong”

January 27, 2010

Today’s Measuring Up brings to the table a hardcore cover of the Foo Fighter’s 1997 hit song “Everlong” by the band Jacksonville, FL outfit Evergreen Terrace. The track was posted recently on the band’s MySpace page. The bands Midwest tour ticks off on 3/16 in Houston, TX.

And so, my question to you is, which do you prefer? Feel free to post your thoughts on the track in the comment section below.

New Release Wall: Jan. 26, 2010

January 26, 2010

Here’s a list of the newest cover songs that are hitting the market today.  If you see anything missing, feel free to contact me!

Bruce SpringsteenWe Shall Overcome (Peter Seger)

Stevie WonderBridge Over Troubled Water (Simon & Garfunkel)

Shakira (w. The Roots)I’ll Stand By You (The Pretenders)

Mary J. Blige (w. The Roots)Hard Times Come Again No More (Stephen Foster)

Taylor SwiftBreathless (Better Than Ezra)

Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban & Kid RockLean On Me (Bill Withers)

Justin Timberlake (w. Charlie Sexton)Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)

Jennifer HudsonLet It Be (The Beatles)

Dave Matthews & Neil YoungAlone & Forsaken (Hank Williams)

Eddie VedderMy City of Ruins (Bruce Springsteen)

Taking DawnThe Chain (Fleetwood Mac)

Seasons AfterCry Little Sister (Gerard McMann)

Collie ColbaitI Want You Back (Jackson 5) & Killing Me Softly (Roberta Flack)

Barry ManilowI Only Have Eyes For You (The Flamingos) & Love Me Tender (Elvis Presley)

Brian ColburnYer So Bad (Tom Petty)

Melody GardotOver The Rainbow (Judy Garland)

Number One Gun Don’t Stop Believing (Journey)

HotratsCrystal Ship (The Doors), (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!) (Beastie Boys) & Pump It Up (Elvis Costello)

Corinne Bailey RaeLittle Wing (Jimi Hendrix)

Finally, if you know of a new release that you’d like to see included in CBN’s New Release wall, please visit the Submissions page. You can also find me on Facebook and Twitter.