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]

Finally, if you know of a some cover related news that you’d like to see included, please visit the Submissions page. You can also find me on Facebook and Twitter.

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Video Spotlight: “Bark At The Moon”

February 13, 2010

This week’s video spotlight is a cover of Ozzy Osbourne’s 1983 hit Bark At The Moon (The video’s featured on MySpace Music). I welcome your thoughts. The track appears on the band’s deluxe edition of Retribution, which you can purchase here. I look forward to your thoughts!

If you have any ideas / suggestions for a future Video Spotlight, you can contact me here.


New Release Wall: Feb. 2, 2010

February 2, 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!

Mary J. Blige & Andrea BocelliBridge Over Troubled Water (Simon & Garfunkel)

Gaslight AnthemOnce Upon A Time (Robert Bradley’s Black Water Surprise)

Dommin(I Just) Died In Your Arms (Cutting Crew)

FishboneDate Rape (Sublime)

Karmina Billy Jean (Michael Jackson)

moe.Whipping Post (Allman Brothers),  In Memory of Elizabeth Reed (Allman Brothers), The Weight (The Band), and Take The Skinheads Bowling (Camper Van Beethoven)

36 CrazyfistsDigging The Grave (Faith No More)

Sammy Hagar(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!) (Beastie Boys)

ChimairaDisposable Heroes (Metallica)

SpineshankWhile My Guitar Gently Weeps (The Beatles)

Cradle of FilthMr. Crowley (Ozzy Osbourne)

Zac Brown Band & Leon RussellAmerica The Beautiful (Traditional)

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.