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: Operation Ivy’s “Knowledge”
ALBUM: Energy (Lookout!, 1989)

 

COVER NO. 1
BAND: Evergreen Terrace
ALBUM: Writer’s Block (Eulogy, 2004)

 

COVER NO. 2
BAND: The Aquabats
ALBUM: Take Warning: The Songs Of Operation Ivy (Glue Factory, 1997)