Top 10 Worst Cover Songs Of the 21st CenturyMetal_Treasure
The Top Ten
Lil Meerkat is the greatest rapper of all time anyone who disagrees is a fool - Not_A_Weeaboo
Freddy Mercury is rolling in his grave right now! This cover song literally just murdered a classic masterpiece and is a disgrace to music! - UltraLunalaX
It's like a murder scene - murdering music. - Metal_Treasure
This is the best song ever - venomouskillingmachineV 4 Comments
Pink Floyd cover released in 2004.
The best part: It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording.
(I hate the Grammys with a burning passion, and not only for this cover being nominated) - Metal_Treasure
You know me-it's sickeningly horrible. Takes all the emotion away from the real song. Thank God watchmojo put this on their "Worst Covers" list. - galaxyfox
Deep Purple cover (play the sample)... What the hell were they thinking?
It was on the album 'Re-Machined: A Tribute to Deep Purple's Machine Head' (2012).
But obviously Deep Purple didn't mind this cover for some reason (unless the album was a surprise and Deep Purple didn't know what was on it). - Metal_Treasure
What the hell - HEAVYMETALTHUNDER12345
The funniest part about this cover was that the crowd was singing it better than he was.
Haha, yes. I wasn't in that crowd but I also would sing it better than him. - Metal_Treasure
So bad that my DNA began to uncoil... Kanye West was off-pitch most of the time. - Metal_Treasure
If you're wondering why rock musicians hate Kanye West, this sums it up perfectly. - Gg2000
Screw Kanye West! - Userguy44V 1 Comment
This version sucks. The video clip also sucks, in my opinion. A cover song of 2014. - Metal_Treasure
Why put Miley in a Beatles cover? - LightningStrike
Joan Jett / the Arrows cover, or how to re-invent Rock N' Roll when you are the exact opposite of Rock N' Roll and Joan Jett. - Metal_Treasure
Ah, yes... "I Love Rock & Roll" by Pat Benatar, as Britney once said in an interview (look it up)... - Gg2000
EVERY VERSION OF THIS SONG SUCKS! - KillerQueen1774
Black Sabbath cover of 2001. I think System of a Down are a very good band but this cover is really bad. - Metal_Treasure
WHAT! I like this cover. - JCHOW
S.O.A.D. you had one job! - LightningStrike
Iron Maiden cover of 2005 - this is plain awful, nothing more to say. - Metal_Treasure
No! Not a cover of one of my favorite songs! - LightningStrike
Christina Aguilera cover of 2016.
Lesson TO BE learned: if you have no voice, don't attempt songs by divas with huge and trained voices. - Metal_Treasure
It seems that this list is being judged not particularly on how bad the cover is but how good a song it ruined Lose Yourself: 3 days grace is a good example that could be included.
Admin, would you change the sample because this one is wrong. - Metal_Treasure
Like Bohemian Rhapsody and Comfortably Numb, never mess with this song!
This just makes her generation look stupid. - Gg2000
...and suddenly The Who got improved! (sarcasm). - Metal_Treasure
Kurt is rolling in his grave listening to this. I doubt Miley even knows who Nirvana were. - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva
This isn't a bad cover for me. I know the original, too. I like both versions. Weezer made this cover due to fans demand and a viral campaign to make Weezer do it. - Metal_Treasure
It's actually not bad, and the clip featuring Weird Al (surprisingly limber and energetic for 59) wearing an outfit from Weezer's 'Buddy Holly' clip is priceless. - truckturner
I actually like this cover. It's nice to see them not take themselves so seriously. - Gg2000
The original Africa is 1 zillion times better! - SanicWantsHisSandwichV 3 Comments
Yep this is awful...
She ruined a classic. - Userguy44
Get ready to hear a different opinion: I don't like Avenged Sevenfold but this isn't a bad cover, I'd say it's actually good. I know the original Pantera song very well. Avenged Sevenfold played the original song note for note and they played it very good. - Metal_Treasure
A complete insult, to the original Pantera song.
They covered Pantera? - Userguy44
I guess I lose all my music cred since it was this cover that got me into Pantera in the first place oopsies - cjWriter1997
It's funny but there's nothing to worry about. I got into a metal band thanks to a cover of a Xmas song. - Metal_Treasure
When Rocked included this song in his Top 10 Worst Covers in Rock list he described it as like an angry Cookie Monster singing AC/DC. It really is hilariously bad. - SuperSonic17
That album cover looks awful.😟😟 - PhoenixAura81
This cover was Toto's response to Weezer's cover of their song Africa. Yes, Weezer and Toto exchanged covers that show their mutual admiration for each other. - Metal_Treasure
A stupid group of kids ruining a Sean Paul classic.
Ruined another Sean Paul song.
Looked up Sean Paul covers
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Top Remixes (5)
2. Comfortably Numb - Scissor Sisters
3. Smoke On the Water - The Flaming Lips & Gibby Haynes
2. I Love Rock N' Roll - Britney Spears
3. Bohemian Rhapsody - Kanye West
2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Kanye West
3. Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds - The Flaming Lips, Miley Cyrus, and Moby
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