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: Pixies' “Gouge Away”
ALBUM: Doolittle (4AD, 1989)

COVER NO. 1
BAND: The Promise Ring
ALBUM: Where Is My Mind? A Tribute To The Pixies (Glue Factory, 1999)



COVER NO. 2
BAND: Papa Roach
ALBUM: Lovehatetragedy [bonus track] (DreamWorks, 2002)