Best Metal Covers of Non-metal Songs

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Songs that sound better in the metal genre than in the original.

The Top Ten

1 Dream On - Dio & Yngwie

Dio & Yngwie covering Aerosmith's most iconic song - a brilliant cover. - Metal_Treasure

2 Kashmir - Paul Di'Anno
3 Toccata and Fugue

Emerson, Lake and Palmer version... Yes! - BobG

4 Whiskey in the Jar - Metallica
5 F-Zero - Mute City
6 Bloody Tears - ToxicxEternity
7 It's a Sin - Gamma Ray

Pet Shop Boys cover - more than awesome! Gallop and double bass - fine! - Metal_Treasure

8 Don't Bring Me Down - Northern Kings

One of the best metal covers I've ever heard. Great new metal arrangement and awesome vocals. - Metal_Treasure

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9 Smooth Criminal
10 Saturday Night's Alright - Flotsam & Jetsam

An Elton John thrash cover by Jason Newsted's first band. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 You are a Pirate - Alestorm

Originally on the show LazyTown - SteelCity99

12 I Want You (She's So Heavy) - Coroner

The best Beatles cover ever (from a thrash band).

13 Oops!...I Did It Again - Children of Bodom

This cover always puts a smile on my face - Alexi Laiho is such a badass (he spits, clears his throat … )

I had to do some research to find out what exactly Alexi says.
"Perkele! " - a Finnish word for the Devil/Satan used as a swear / curse word. - Metal_Treasure

14 Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - Yngwie

Nothing's more Swedish than this cover - Yngwie covering ABBA! It's a great cover.
Vox: Mark Boals. - Metal_Treasure

15 Rock Me Amadeus - Edguy

I listened to this. It might be one of the most badass songs ever. - BeatlesFan1964

BeatlesFan1964, this is really one of the most badass songs ever! (Falco cover) - Metal_Treasure

16 Canon Rock - Jerry C
17 Sweet Dreams - Marilyn Manson
18 Immigrant Song - Demons & Wizards

The best Led Zep cover ever. - Metal_Treasure

19 Surfin' USA - Blind Guardian
20 Surfin' Bird - Sodom

Somebody needs to send a tape of this to Seth MacFarlane.

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Top Remixes

1. Dream On - Dio & Yngwie
2. You are a Pirate - Alestorm
3. I Want You (She's So Heavy) - Coroner
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1. Kashmir - Paul Di'Anno
2. Toccata and Fugue
3. F-Zero - Mute City
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1. Dream On - Dio & Yngwie
2. Don't Bring Me Down - Northern Kings
3. It's a Sin - Gamma Ray
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