Top 10 Rock Bands that Make the Worst Cover Songs
The Top Ten
1 Marilyn Manson
Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. ...read more.
I agree - Marilyn Manson cover of Highway to Hell is one of the worst covers I have ever heard. - Metal_Treasure
Besides Sweet Dreams, I agree. - cjWriter1997
Just listen to their cover of Highway to Hell its just awful and a disgrace to AC/DC fans including my self if you want a good cover of Highway to Hell listen to the Iced Earth Version - christangrant
2 Asking Alexandria
Asking Alexandria are an English metalcore band from York, North Yorkshire formed initially in 2008 by lead guitarist Ben Bruce along with former lead singer Danny Worsnop, bassist Joe Lancaster, keyboardist and synth player Ryan Binns, and current members drummer James Cassells and rhythm guitarist ...read more.
The cover they did for closer by NIN was just awful - christangrant
3 Twenty One Pilots
Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One ...read more.
There cover of Cancer by My Chemical Romance is cancer at how bad it is - christangrant
4 Cradle of Filth
Cradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal and other extreme metal styles.
They Ruined Hallowed Be Thy Name enough said - christangrant
5 Fall Out Boy
Fall Out Boy is an American pop rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.
Their cover of Gorilla Biscuits' "Start Today" wasn't all that bad. - thomwim
6 Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative metal/metalcore (early) band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.
The Cover of Walk By Pantera and Flash of the Blade by Iron Maiden are both awful and disgraceful to Iron Maiden and Pantera - christangrant
7 Limp Bizkit
Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland.
They have several bad covers including Behind Blue eyes - christangrant
Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums, and their biggest hits are Symphony of Destruction, Holy ...read more.
Their best cover was Cold Sweat by Thin Lizzy and that was on Super Collider their 2nd worst album - christangrant
Good band but bad covers - jack2244
While I love Megadeth, their cover of "Anarchy in the UK" by the Sex Pistols was bad. - SteelCity99
9 Cannibal Corpse
Cannibal Corpse is a American death metal band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1988 . The band is known for their graphic album covers, explicitly violent lyrics and song titles like "I C** Blood" The group got into mainstream after performing the song "Hammer Smashed Face" in the 1994 film Ace Ventura: ...read more.
Their cover of No Remorse was just awful - christangrant
Most of their covers are either forgettable or bad - christangrant
Good band but bad covers - jack2244
11 The Offspring
The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1984. Formed under the name Manic Subsidal, the band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dexter Holland, bassist Greg K., lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and drummer Pete Parada.
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