When it comes to metalcore, pop covers tend to take precedent over all other genres. Contrary to popular belief, however, turning a pop hit into an all-out rager is not easy. It takes a comprehensive understanding of both genres to make a cohesive crossover from radio sensation to pit-inducer. Below are metalcore's 13 best offerings of pop covers.


13. Amyst – “Rolling In The Deep”

12. We Are Defiance – “Airplanes” featuring Kellin Quinn (Sleeping With Sirens) and Tom Denney (ex-A Day To Remember)

11. Woe, Is Me – “Tik Tok”

10. Apparitions – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

9. As An Aquarius – “Telephone” featuring Bryan Zimmerman (ex-Sky Eats Airplane)

8.  Like Moths To Flames – “Some Nights”

7. Betraying The Martyrs – “Let It Go”