Best Metal Covers of Non-Metal Songs

Songs that sound better in the metal genre than in the original.
The Top Ten
1 Dream On - Dio & Yngwie Dream On - Dio & Yngwie Cover Art

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

2 Kashmir - Paul Di'Anno Kashmir - Paul Di'Anno Cover Art
3 Whiskey in the Jar - Metallica Whiskey in the Jar - Metallica Cover Art
4 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

Electric Light Orchestra cover.
Vocals: Jarkko Ahola - amazing singer. - Metal_Treasure

5 F-Zero - Mute City F-Zero - Mute City Cover Art
6 Bloody Tears - ToxicxEternity Bloody Tears - ToxicxEternity Cover Art
7 It's a Sin - Gamma Ray

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

8 Saturday Night's Alright - Flotsam & Jetsam Saturday Night's Alright - Flotsam & Jetsam Cover Art

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

9 You are a Pirate - Alestorm

Originally on the show LazyTown

10 I Want You (She's So Heavy) - Coroner I Want You (She's So Heavy) - Coroner Cover Art

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

The Contenders
11 Oops!...I Did It Again - Children of Bodom Oops!...I Did It Again - Children of Bodom Cover Art

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

12 Rock Me Amadeus - Edguy Rock Me Amadeus - Edguy Cover Art

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

13 Sweet Dreams - Marilyn Manson Sweet Dreams - Marilyn Manson Cover Art

NOT A METAL COVER, but pretty decent.

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 Surfin' Bird - Sodom Surfin' Bird - Sodom Cover Art

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

16 Canon Rock - Jerry C Canon Rock - Jerry C Cover Art
17 Maniac - Firewind Maniac - Firewind Cover Art
18 Immigrant Song - Demons & Wizards

The best Led Zep cover ever. - Metal_Treasure

19 Surfin' USA - Blind Guardian
20 Poker Face - Leo Moracchioli
21 The Wizard - Blind Guardian
22 Wild Thing - Chimaira Wild Thing - Chimaira Cover Art
23 We Don't Need Another Hero - Northern Kings

A Tina Turner cover (symphonic metal style) - exemplary cover. - Metal_Treasure

24 Land of Confusion - Disturbed Land of Confusion - Disturbed Cover Art

can't believe this is so low down..
by far one of the best on the list

25 Someone Like You - Ice Nine Kills Someone Like You - Ice Nine Kills Cover Art
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