10 Bands Who Nailed Songs Seemingly Impossible To Cover
How dare you meddle in rock and metal perfection!
There are songs that should never be covered, whether because they were done perfectly the first time or because that initial release is irrefutably synonymous with its creator.
Well, that’s what many music fans think, anyway. As usual, the rules were meant to be broken, and that applies here too.
Yes, many attempts to reinvent ostensibly untouchable compositions fail (just listen to the massacre of “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Kayne West or the blasphemous revision of “Comfortably Numb” by the Scissor Sisters).
That said, the following 10 leads prove just how well it can be done. We are not saying that these versions are necessarily better than their predecessors; however, given how revered and definitive the originals have become, these artists deserve applause for courageously and effectively giving their all.