12 Killer Rock Covers of Popular Songs

July 31, 2018

Who doesn't like a good cover song? They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and in some cases, the cover version can come out even better than the original!

So we assembled 12 examples of popular songs across all genres that had received the hard rock and metal treatments that they all deserve!

1. "Come Together" by The Beatles
Covered by Aerosmith

2. "Careless Whisper" by George Michael
Covered by Seether

3. "Brick House" by The Commodores
Covered by Rob Zombie

4. "The Sound of Silence" by Simon and Garfunkel
Covered by Disturbed

5. "Baker Street" by Gerry Rafferty
Covered by Foo Fighters

6. "Wicked Game" by Chris Isaak
Covered by Stone Sour

7. "Bad Romance" by Lady Gaga
Covered by Halestorm

8. "Blue Monday" by New Order
Covered by Orgy

9. "Sweet Dreams" by Eurythmics
Covered by Marilyn Manson

10. "Smooth Criminal" by Michael Jackson
Covered by Alien Ant Farm

11. "Zombie" by The Cranberries
Covered by Bad Wolves

12. "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" by Bob Dylan
Covered by Guns N' Roses