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: Misfits’ “Astro Zombies”
ALBUM: Walk Among Us (Ruby/Slash, 1982)
COVER NO. 1
BAND: My Chemical Romance
ALBUM: Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland (Vagrant, 2005)
COVER NO. 2
ALBUM: Violent World: A Tribute To The Misfits (Caroline, 1997)