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Cover Bands

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by TexasRock, Dec 23, 2018.

  1. TexasRock


    Sep 14, 2018
    South Texas
    There are so many but in the last year I have discovered 2 cover bands on Youtube that are unbelievable.

    Lotus Land, a Rush tribute band that is by far the best I have ever heard. The music is perfect and when the guy starts singing it is scary how good it is.

    Last Licks a 70's cover band that I would love to go see.

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  2. mmbongo

    mmbongo Five Time World Champion Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Still the best cover of a Rush song I've ever seen:

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  3. TexasRock


    Sep 14, 2018
    South Texas
    Very good without a doubt, especially as a solo but if you want a solo Rush guy I think this guy is the choice. Minus the vocals but talent, you tell me? This guy is the greatest musician I have ever seen.

    Last edited: Dec 24, 2018
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  4. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Check out Leonid & Friends. The best Chicago tribute band ever.
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  5. I’m good friends with the vocalist of Last Licks. They are truly excellent
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  6. biguglyman


    Jul 27, 2017
    Rochester, NY
    Best tribute band of ANY kind I have ever heard is Brit Floyd. Amazing sound and show. Rivals the original.
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  7. Hambone70

    Hambone70 Supporting Member

    Jan 31, 2018
    Tucson, AZ
    Now covering EW&F, too!

  8. Although they do some original stuff , Lake Street Dive does some of the most incredible covers I have ever heard. Four really talented musicians that definitely put their own spin on songs but some really cool stuff. Rachell has an awesome set of pipes and Bridget Kearney is killer on stand up bass.
    I'm a bit of a 'puter dud and haven't figured out how to load videos but there (oh wait , that's not right) their (crap , that's not it either) they're all over You Tube.
  9. Hambone70

    Hambone70 Supporting Member

    Jan 31, 2018
    Tucson, AZ
    Wow! After watching a few of their videos, I agree! It was Chicago that got me playing trumpet many moons (half a century!) ago. This brings back some awesome memories.

    If only all cover/tribute bands were this good!

  10. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
  11. Hambone70

    Hambone70 Supporting Member

    Jan 31, 2018
    Tucson, AZ
    Amazing! These videos have really reignited my love of music. I hope they do a more extensive US tour next time around.

    IMO, they just don't make 'em like that any more. Now get off of my lawn!
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  12. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Kath was ripping on the intro...
  13. jaco944

    jaco944 Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2005
    For me YYNOT gives Lotus Land a run for their money.

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