Cover versions of iconic rock songs are notoriously hard to pull off. There are just too many obsessed freaks out there and full-time stalkers, waitin' for an excuse to hate. And when your cover of a great song sucks massively, those nutjobs are gonna be gunnin' for ya. That said, when fools rush in and drain every last drop of goodness out of something beautiful and vibrant, maybe they deserve a little soilage in the reputation department.
Not all covers are bad; when you hear Nirvana's version... [Read more]