Tag: The Rolling Stones

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Paint It Black #2!

As some point in ancient history we put the resurgent The Agony Scene head to head against Melodic Death Metallers The Black Dahlia Murder with their respective versions of “Paint It Black” by The Rolling Stones. The original appeared as a single in advance of the bands 1966 album “Aftermath” and it’s fair to say

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! The Rolling Stones?!

Jointly credited to the songwriting partnership of Mick Jagger and Kieth Richards, The Rolling Stones originally released “Paint It Black” as a single in May 1966 before it appeared on their album “Aftermath” later that year. It’s claimed that Jagger took lyrical inspiration from “Ulysses” by novelist James Joyce, though much like a number of