Some bands build their early careers on a well-placed cover, like Van Halen blasting right out of the gate with a redefining take on The Kinks’ “You Really Got Me.” Some bands make a point of avoiding covers altogether. And some love their covers so much that at a certain point in their career they’ll release an entire album of covers. Buried somewhere in the middle of it all though is the covers EP. For many listeners a covers EP hits a certain sweet spot: enough tracks to feel like a little treat, not so many as to lose focus or have listeners impatiently drumming their fingers waiting for the next album of original material.
“With a lot of bands you can almost write the f**kin’ next riff in your head before you’ve even heard the song all of the way through for the first time.”
For a few years now, Slipknot/Stone Sour’s Jim Root has been appearing onstage with a
Stone Sour have done it: they’ve covered the most perfect Black Sabbath song for them
There comes a point in every band’s life when they start to long for something
Great to hear that Stone Sour have returned to the studio to record the follow-up
Oh now this is neat! The Fender Jim Root Telecaster is an incredible instrument and
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