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Hard Rock Covers

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by Schwinn, Jan 12, 2004.

  1. Sometimes to get energy going on we go with the fun little ditty "Bulls on Parade" or "Renegades of Funk" by Rage Against the Machine.
  2. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York
    Ides of March/Wrathchild, Revelations, Icarus - Maiden
    Shoot to Thrill - AC/DC
    Dont Tell Me You Love Me - Night Ranger
    Keep Pushin' - REO Speedwagon
    Still Lovin' You - Scorpions
    Anybody Listening? - Queensryche
    Saturday Night - Elton John

    Somewhat more modern stuff thats still cool (imo)..........

    Far Behind - Candlebox
    Never Again - Nickelback
    Deny - Default
    The Energy - Audiovent
    Long Way Down - Goo Goo Dolls
  3. Schwinn


    Dec 4, 2002
    Sarasota, FL
    Ok guys...me and the new band have been busy learning new songs. We are still searching for a second guitar player, but things are looking really positive and we plan to gig in the next month or so.

    I thought you might like to see what our song list has turn out to be. I took many of your suggestion, some got thrown out, others got added. We are doing way more pop stuff than I wanted originally, but I had to make compromises since there are 3 other people in the band too!! The radio/pop stuff will at least help us with audiences anyway, even though I hate most of it. Here it is so far. The first 26 songs are ones we've already learned-believe it or not!

    Killing in the Name - Rage
    Running with the Devil -VH
    Hard to Handle -Black Crowes
    When I’m Gone - 3 doors down
    Give it Away - Chili Peppers
    Like a Stone - Audioslave
    Machinehead - Bush
    Communication Breakdown - Zeppelin
    Welcome to Paradise - Green day
    Refugee - Tom Petty
    Higher - Creed
    Wish you were here - Incubus
    Creep - Radiohead
    Plush -Stone Temple Pilots
    Heaven - Live
    Crush of Love - Satriani
    Tie your mother down - Queen
    Keep on rockin’ in the free world - Neil Young
    Come as you are - Nirvana
    Seek and Destroy -Metallica
    Sleep now in the fire - Rage
    Mas Tequila - Sammy Hagar
    Figured you out - Nickelback
    Poison - Alice Cooper
    Fire Woman - Cult
    Are you gonna be my girl - Jet
    Slide - Goo goo dolls
    Talks to angels - Black Crowes

    Epic - Faith no more
    Possum Kingdom - Toadies
    Hey you - Pink Floyd
    Sober - Tool
    Are you gonna go my way - Kravitz
    Wherever I may roam - Metallica
    You got another thing comin’- Priest
    Cult of Personality - Living Colour
    Head like a hole - NIN
    Remedy - Black Crowes
    Is this love - Whitesnake
    LA Woman - Doors
    Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2
    Stone Cold Crazy - Metallica/Queen
    Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray
    Stray cat strut - Setzer
    Shook me (big maybe) - AC/DC
    Nighttrain - GnR
    No more tears- Ozzy
    Red House- Hendrix
  4. atomic_turtle


    Jun 22, 2003
    Dracut, MA
    just curious do you play that song finger style or with a pick? if you play finger style how do you play the opening intro?
  5. vegaas


    Nov 6, 2001
    Songs that my band plays, or songs that previous bands of mine played:

    Rage Against The Machine: Killing, Down Rodeo, Guirella Radio

    Zepplin: Immigrant Song

    Metallica: Disposable Hereos, No Remorse

    Priest: Green Manaleshi, Love Bites

    Maiden: Hallowed Be Thy Name, The Trooper

    Drowning Pool: Bodies

    Their are a lot of others that get great reactions, but really tired right now.
  6. Schwinn


    Dec 4, 2002
    Sarasota, FL
    My band is basically refusing to do Iron Maiden, AC/DC, or more Led Zeppelin (we're doing communication breakdown) because they're too hard for our singer. :bawl:
  7. inazone


    Apr 20, 2003
    I play sober finger style. I play a 5 string and what I do is with my right hand I tap between the neck pup and the neck a fretted D and the open D at the same time. With new strings I can get plenty of "zing" and the low end power at the same time. Never had a complaint and so far no one has noticed that Im "fakeing" it. Watch your clip light on your amp. You might have to back off on the attack some. Also, the action on my bass is not realy low, but its low. Hope this helps. Btw, Im not very good useing a pick and I use no effects.
  8. natrab


    Dec 9, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    I'm in a rock cover band and here's a chunk of our list:

    AC/DC - Problem Child
    Aerosmith - Walk This Way
    Babys - Head First
    Beatles / Aerosmith - Come Together
    Black Sabbath - NIB
    Black Sabbath - Paranoid
    Judas Priest - Breaking the Law
    Judas Priest - Living After Midnight
    Led Zeppelin - Communication Breakdown
    Led Zeppelin - Rock and Roll
    Montrose - Rock Candy
    MSG - Armed and Ready
    Neil Young - Cinnamon Girl
    Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb
    Scorpions - Don't Make No Promises
    Scorpions - The Zoo
    Skynyrd - Gimme Three Steps
    UFO - Shoot Shoot
    UFO - Too Hot to Handle
    UFO - Rock Bottom
    Y&T - Rescue Me
    ZZ Top - Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
    ZZ Top - Tush
  9. great list so far, tons of choices that would all be killer for the band and the crowd. but i cant believe that this wasnt on there. this is the quintessential hardrockin tune, and its so easy to play, you could play it behind your head.

    Ace of Spades - Motorhead :D
    mean machine by sugar ray seems to be a popular one too, and its pretty cool
  10. fastplant


    Sep 26, 2002
    We are a pretty succesful "bar band" as you put it, we do the brown eyed girl and living on a prayer and all, haha. BUt we manage to through in some heavier stuff. The songs that are going over good now are:

    Welcome to the Jungle
    Bulls on Parade
    Numb, One Step Closer, In the End (all by linkin park)
    Headstrong- Trapt
    Enter Sandman

    I'll think of some more

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