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: Morrissey's “Jack The Ripper”
FROM: “Certain People I Know” single [B-side] (HMV, 1992)

COVER NO. 1
BAND: AFI
FROM: Decemberunderground [bonus track] (Interscope, 2006)

COVER NO. 2
BAND: My Chemical Romance
FROM: “Thank You For The Venom” single [B-side] (Reprise, 2004)