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    Photos: Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox at The Paramount Theatre Denver, CO April 12th, 2018

    Drop a quarter into this jukebox, and everything you know about contemporary pop music is turned upside down and funneled through a virtual time machine set on extended play.   Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox showed up at The Paramount Theatre in Denver, CO on April 12th, 2018 and filled the...
  • Watch: Arcade Fire covers The Cranberries

    Watch: Arcade Fire covers The Cranberries

    The rock world was shaken earlier this year when The Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan unexpectedly passed away. Since her passing in January, a series of artists have put together tributes to the lasting impression left on music by both O'Riordan and The Cranberries. Such artists include...
  • Zayn Malik's top 10 micro song covers on Instagram

    Zayn Malik's top 10 micro song covers on Instagram

    U.K. singer-songwriter Zayn Malik is gearing up for his music comeback this year. He's already got a new single on the horizon and his second solo album to follow. In late February and early March, Malik started to hype up his next release by recording videos on Instagram of himself in the studio...
  • 'Westworld' season two trailer features eerie cover of Nirvana's 'Heart-Shaped Box'

    'Westworld' season two trailer features eerie cover of Nirvana's 'Heart-Shaped Box'

    On March 29, HBO released a new trailer for the second season of its cerebral sci-fi drama “Westworld” and it was scored with a very interesting cover song. The song is an instrumental cover of Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box,” a track that was created by “Westworld” composer Ramin Djawadi. Already one...
  • 7 best Queen cover songs

    7 best Queen cover songs

    Despite being an almost universally loved group, there aren't a ton of Queen cover songs out there. That could be because not many artists are willing to try and put their voices up against Freddie Mercury, who is widely considered the greatest rock vocalist of all time. But if you dig enough, a few...
  • 7 best U2 cover songs

    7 best U2 cover songs

    U2 is one of the most polarizing bands of the rock era. Hated by some for their over-the-top productions and slick sound, they are equally loved by others, as is evidenced by their frequently sold-out stadium shows and their over 170 million records sold. So it's no surprise that more than a few...
  • 7 best Prince cover songs

    7 best Prince cover songs

    As an artist and prolific songwriter, Prince's exceedingly talented hands touched vast portions of recent history's more popular music. Contemporary singers were blessed to collaborate with this absolute legend, while Price wrote and produced songs for countless others. Singers are as captivated as...
  • 7 best Willie Nelson cover songs

    7 best Willie Nelson cover songs

    Willie Nelson is widely acknowledged as one of the pioneers of the outlaw country genre, which also fed the creation of Southern rock and Americana. So it's no surprise that many of Americana and Southern rock's current generation of artists have been eager to cover Nelson through the years. But...
  • Listen: Q-Tip, Demi Lovato and Chris Stapleton share Elton John covers from upcoming tribute album

    Listen: Q-Tip, Demi Lovato and Chris Stapleton share Elton John covers from upcoming tribute album

    Earlier this week, a handful of today’s biggest contemporary pop and country artists announced they would be honoring Elton John and his creative partner Bernie Taupin with a pair of upcoming albums featuring cover versions of John's biggest hits. The two albums to be titled Revamp and Restoration...
  • Lady Gaga, Willie Nelson, Mary J. Blige and more cover Elton John on new tribute albums

    Lady Gaga, Willie Nelson, Mary J. Blige and more cover Elton John on new tribute albums

    Elton John may be getting ready to call it quits on his days and nights as one of the world’s most beloved touring musicians, but that doesn’t mean that his fans and musical colleagues are ready to let go of his music. Perhaps that’s why some of the biggest names in popular music including Ed...
  • 7 best Led Zeppelin cover songs

    7 best Led Zeppelin cover songs

    Led Zeppelin is at the top of the list for all-time rock bands, and even as we get close to the third decade of the new century, the band is still relevant and rocking shows. Everyone knows Led Zeppelin songs, too, whether they realize it or not. Regardless of age, the band has transcended time now...
  • Watch: Eddie Vedder perform Tom Petty's 'Room at the Top' during 2018 Oscars In Memoriam

    Watch: Eddie Vedder perform Tom Petty's 'Room at the Top' during 2018 Oscars In Memoriam

    Each year, one of the most heartfelt sections of the Oscars is the "In Memoriam" segment, dedicated to honoring those stars who have left us all too soon. This past year, the music industry was especially shocked by Tom Petty's unexpected death in October 2017, at the age of 66. This year's Oscars...
  • 7 best Kiss cover songs

    7 best Kiss cover songs

    Talk to most hard-rocker, and more than a few pop, alternative, and country stars, and you'll find a former child who will cop to standing in front of a mirror doing Ace Frehley poses to Kiss' Alive album. The band's cartoonish makeup and hook-driven guitar rock tunes made them many youngsters...
  • Car Seat Headrest and Smash Mouth cover each other's songs

    Car Seat Headrest and Smash Mouth cover each other's songs

    Car Seat Headrest and Smash Mouth have shared covers of each other's’ songs. According to Pitchfork, this fascinating relationship blossomed on Twitter in 2016 when Smash Mouth complimented Car Seat Headrest’s “Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales.” Will Toledo’s Car Seat Headrest tackled Smash Mouth’s...
  • 7 best Metallica cover songs

    7 best Metallica cover songs

    When you're the best selling metal band of all time, with over 60 million albums sold, multiple Grammy Awards, and sold out stadium shows the world over, you're bound to inspire some cover love from fellow artists. But Metallica, more than most metal bands, seems to find bands willing to interpret...
  • 7 best Fleetwood Mac cover songs

    7 best Fleetwood Mac cover songs

    If there were ever a "golden rule" to producing a truly great cover song, it would be a simple one. Honor the song you're covering in your own individualized style, don't try to replicate or improve it. In terms of inspiration, most of today's musicians can agree that Fleetwood Mac ranks towards the...
  • 7 best Radiohead cover songs

    7 best Radiohead cover songs

    If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Radiohead is one of the most flattered bands of the last 30 years. Drawn by the band's intelligent, often enigmatic, lyrics and unusual time signatures, adventurous artists from practically every musical genre have given their own take on the English...
  • 7 best Black Sabbath cover songs

    7 best Black Sabbath cover songs

    Not many bands are almost universally recognized for inventing an entire genre of music, but Black Sabbath is undeniably the founding fathers of heavy metal. Their use of down-tuned guitars, minor chords, and often occult-tinged lyrics have influenced virtually every metal act since. But it's not...
  • 7 best Bruce Springsteen cover songs

    7 best Bruce Springsteen cover songs

    When you're a musician whose nickname is “The Boss," you'd better mean business. When you've kept that nickname for over 40 years, sold out football stadiums worldwide, and are not only in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame but have seen your backing band get their own separate entry, you're one of a...
  • 7 best Tom Petty cover songs

    7 best Tom Petty cover songs

    When Tom Petty died in late 2017, the outpouring of support from musicians from across the musical spectrum proved how wide his influence was. But even before his passing, a wide variety of artists have been drawn to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers evocative lyrics and guitar-driven classic rock...
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