You think it’s hard to write an original song? Try finding a cover song that hasn’t been done before—it’s harder than you think. That’s why we bring you Under The Covers: Each week, we’ll pit two bands who have covered the same source material against one another, and it’s up to you to decide who comes out on top.
SOURCE MATERIAL: Billy Idol’s “White Wedding”
ALBUM: Billy Idol (Chrysalis, 1982)
COVER NO. 1
ALBUM: Rain In Hell EP (Victory, 2006)
COVER NO. 2
BAND: Queens Of The Stone Age
ALBUM: Era Vulgaris [bonus track] (Interscope, 2007)