And Another Worthy Cover

And also Halloween-worthy. Calico Cooper really looks like her daddy, especially that profile.  And it turns out she sings as well as she dances (not that she dances here, but I saw her performing onstage as her father’s lead dancer a number of years ago here in Richmond. Check it out!

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Apropos of Nothing

except perhaps that Halloween is coming and I opted out of doing another countdown this year, Powerwolf’s cover of “A Touch of Evil” is really pretty damned good. Nothing really can beat Rob Halford of course, but I did enjoy this when I ran across it this week. And the organ is a fabulous touch. […]

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Word-Salad Wednesday: Sabaton – Metal Ripper

OK, I’m cheating a bit here, due to the context of the song, but it turned out relatively nonsensical regardless, so I’m going to go with it.  While Sabaton is best known for being Schoolhouse Rock for the headbanging crowd (at least as far as History is concerned), they have never neglected their metal roots and a number of albums contain a final track that acts as a tribute to their musical influences.  Metal Ripper from Coat of Arms is one of these, combining lyrical phrases from a number of well-known metal songs to make something new.  And jumbled.

And hey, for once the lyrics are included!

Dishonorable Mention: Metal Crüe


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