Cover Headlines: Feb. 25, 2010

February 25, 2010

  • Austin, TX hard rock act The Sword has just recorded a cover of Thin Lizzy’s “Cold Sweat” for an upcoming split-seven inch single. [Read More]
  • Amazon.com has posted a playlist of “Killer Cover Songs” featuring artists such as: Lori McKenna, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ryan Adams, Deftones, Dixie Chicks, The Bangles, Ace of Base, and Muse (Among others). [Read More]
  • Fearless Records has announced the latest in it’s “Punk Goes…” series, this time covering Classic Rock. The disc will be releasd on April 27th. Bands being covered include: Boston, Ozzy Osbourne, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Rolling Stones, Kiss, Queen, .38 Special, Journey, Def Leppard, Blue Oyster Cult, Aerosmith, Jimi Hendrix, and Eddie Money). Artists appearing on the disc include: Hit The Lights, VersaEmerge, The Almost, Mayday Parade, The Summer Set, We The Kings, A Skylit Drive, I See Stars,  Pierce The Veil, Forever The Sickest Kids, The Maine, Envy On The Coast, Every Avenue, Never Shout Never, and blessthefall. [Read More]

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New Release Wall: Feb. 9, 2010

February 9, 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!

Brandi CarlileAll You Need Is Love (The Beatles) & Heaven (Bryan Adams)

K.D. LangHallelujah (Leonard Cohen)

Maroon 5The Way You Look Tonight (Fred Astaire)

The Bird & The BeeI’m Into Something Good (Herman’s Hermits)

Celtic ThunderHello Again (Neil Diamond), Bad Bad Leroy Brown (Jim Croce), Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen), & I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (U2)

RiotBorn To Be Wild (Steppenwolf)

Josh CharlesThe Harder They Come (Jimmy Cliff)

Marshall Tucker BandEveryday (I Have The Blues) (B.B. King)

Michael BubléMack The Knife (Bobby Darin)

moe.Voodoo Chile (Jimi Hendrix) & Cocaine (Eric Clapton)

Big Country(Hey Hey My My) Out of The Blue (Into The Black) (Neil Young)

Umphrey’s McGeeBlack Sabbath & War Pigs (Black Sabbath)

Hot Buttered Rum9 to 5 (Dolly Parton)

SealPeople Get Ready (The Impressions)

YachtHoliday (Weezer)

Vampire WeekendRuby Soho (Rancid)

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.


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.