Taking the principal of the Fearless Records long running compilation series “Punk Goes Pop” which, let’s face it has f*** all to do with Punk music and applying it to our Vs Tuesday series, we’re left with a pair of cover songs that no one knew they needed. Who? What? Where? We hear you cry?
Category: Vs. Tuesday
1983 saw “Rainbow In The Dark“, the second single from the platinum selling “Holy Diver” album by Dio land on Planet Metal. Assisted by airplay on MTV which was a force for good for any band who got regular rotation, it gave Dio new heights of success to match their undoubted talents. The man himself, Ronnie
Taking influence from Industrial Metal, in 1992 the recording which helped to propel Nine Inch Nails into mainstream popularity was EP “Broken“, although with the addition of a pair of bonus tracks on the re-released after the first 250k copies edition giving it 8 tracks and a run time approaching 32 minutes some might say
Is there going to come a time at which the Linkin Park covers flowing from every angle reach saturation point? Linkin Park and Chester Bennington meant so much to millions of people that everyone wants to pay their respects and personal tributes and rightly so, so the answer to that should be a resounding “no“.
For those uninitiated in the weekly ceremony we call “Vs Tuesday“, two bands covering the same song go head to head in a duel to the death to see who does it better as we put the World to rights. Like you didn’t already know. It’s the longest running feature on Metal Noise and has
There aren’t going to be many members of humanity over a certain age who don’t know who ZZ Top are. The Texas trio have a distinctive Blues Rock sound and a Beard and Stetson image has kept them in beers since 1969, with fifteen studio albums, four live albums and 44 singles to their collective
An absolutely huge franchise that started out in the early 90’s, The Mighty Morphing Power Rangers super hero series based on the Japanese series Super Sentai has made serious money as has been moved between companies. The premise is simple, a mentor recruits teenagers with attitude to train into warriors with special powers who can
1989 saw the claustrophobic and introverted debut album from Nine Inch Nails in “Pretty Hate Machine” with Trent Reznor recording as a multi instrumentalist, a record that spawned a collection of singles and would eventually lead to the huge success both commercially and critically that was “The Downward Spiral“. Unlike a lot of Industrially tinged
Ah the year 2000. How we spent many hours playing Tony Hawks Pro Skater #2 on the PC with it’s Alternative soundtrack blending Nu-Metal, Punk and Hip-Hop. After all, where else would you find Bad Religion, Rage Against The Machine and Mos Def on the same compilation? Critically acclaimed as being one of the finest
TikTok being a trending social media platform during the Great Plague lead to the return of the sea shanty “Soon May the Wellerman Come“, otherwise simply known as “Wellerman” thanks to The Longest Johns and Nathan Evans. The song itself originates as far back as 1860, a well known whaling song originating in New Zealand