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141 Love Song - 311 (The Cure)

For as much of a douche as Nick Hexum is... this song has an amazing groove.

I like both versions, this one like many 311 songs has a good guitar sound. - NuMetalManiak

Great reggae version, but I'm sorry, Nick Hexum is no deuche. - Lemonjelo

142 Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds - HYDE (The Beatles)

No one else can do a better version of this ever.

143 The Evil That Men Do - After Forever (Iron Maiden)
144 Astronomy - Metallica (Blue Öyster Cult)

Metallica turned it into a diamond from a piece of coal.

145 Careless Whisper - Seether (George Michael)

Seether's version of this song makes it edgy and raw...its like a completely different song. One of the best cover songs of all time. This should be top 5 at least...

This is the song that got me into Seether. It definitely deserves a better spot than this, it needs to be in the top ten at least - Danielsun182

146 When a Blind Man Cries - Metallica (Deep Purple) When a Blind Man Cries - Metallica (Deep Purple)

Best cover song of 2012 done by Metallica

147 My Perogative - Britney Spears (Bobby Brown)

Incredible song. It characterises Britney Spears.

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148 Saturday Nights Alright (For Fighting) - Nickelback (Elton John)
149 I Wanna Be Your Man - The Rolling Stones (The Beatles)
150 Can't Help Falling In Love - U2 (Elvis Presley)
151 Get the Party Started - Shirley Bassey (Pink)
152 I Shot the Sheriff - Eric Clapton (Bob Marley & the Wailers)
153 Love Don't Live Here Anymore - Madonna (Rose Royce)

Just WOW! Madonna's voice sounds so great. I like Madonna but I'm not a fan. Anyway, we must give her some credits. Great cover!

Honestly, Madonna's voice is suprisingly strong. Her best vocal work by far! - FlakyCuddles43

154 Ain't Too Proud to Beg - Rolling Stones (The Temptations)
155 Somebody That I Used to Know - Mayday Parade (Gotye)
156 Faith - Limp Bizkit (George Michael)
157 Voodoo Child - Stevie Ray Vaughan (Jimi Hendrix)

This should be a given. Defines a great cover.

158 Crash Course In Brain Surgery - Metallica (Budgie)
159 Carry On Wayward Son - The Showdown (Kansas)
160 One - Korn (Metallica)
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