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: Michael Jackson's “Billie Jean”
FROM: Thriller (Epic, 1982)

COVER NO. 1
BAND: Cobra Starship
FROM: Live (2009)

COVER NO. 2
BAND: In Fear And Faith
FROM: N/A (Rise, 2012)