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TOP 10 Cover Songs By The Maine

The Maine recently announced that they will be releasing a second EP of covers this June. The album, aptly titled Covers (Side B), will include a cover of the wildly popular “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber. That first single will be coming out today (April 21) at 5 p.m. PST/8 p.m. EST. In preparation for that, we have compiled the Top 10 cover songs The Maine has released or performed live. In the nine years the band has been together, they have covered everyone from Akon to Backstreet Boys and even Cyndi Lauper. So check out our picks below,…

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News Rock 

Transplants Working On Covers Album

In an interview with Noisey, Blink-182‘s Travis Barker revealed that Transplants, his side-project with “Skinhead Rob” Aston and Rancid’s Tim Armstrong, is currently working on an album of cover songs. Check out what Barker had to say about the album and the song the band most recently covered below, after the jump. If you’re interested in their music, you can purchase a CD here. And you can buy concert tickets here to see Transplants live on tour. Please follow and like us:

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INDUSTRY INTERVIEW: Mark Rose (Downwrite Music Platform)

Last month we brought you the first in what will be a series of industry interviews with PR professionals, label staff, tour managers, festival promoters, and many more with advice for bands, aspiring industry professionals, and those who just want to learn more about the field. This week we chat with Downwrite co-founder Mark Rose. Together with Bob Nanna, these two have created a new songwriting platform which allows anyone to hire an artist to write custom songs for gifts, personal playlists, events, etc. All genres are covered, and the website already has 30 artists, including Matt…

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News 

RX Bandits Cover ‘Can’t Stand Losing You’ By The Police

RX Bandits recently recorded a covers EP that you will be able to purchase a copy of at shows on their upcoming tour. The EP features five cover songs and starting June 3rd will be released one track at a time, one week at a time, leading up to the ten year anniversary of their album, The Resignation. View the list of songs for their covers EP and listen to their version of “Can’t Stand Losing You” after the jump. You can buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Guest Blogs News 

GUEST BLOG: Leave The Classics Alone And Pick Up A Guitar

My name is Jim Ivins and I am an independent musician in New York City. I, like everyone else, am still very much adrift trying to figure out this new tech-driven music industry that has left everyone in the game baffled. I am all about new ideas and innovation and DIY and people trying to figure out the best way to get noticed and even…dare I say it…make money in this business, however, there is one route that WAY too many people are taking that I have a MAJOR problem…

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News 

Murder by Death Release Collection of Kickstarter Covers

Murder by Death have released a new collection of cover songs today entitled As You Wish. The covers were recorded as part of the band’s Kickstarter campaign for their last album, Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon. By pledging $1,000 or more, supporters of the band were able to pick any song for Murder by Death to cover. Check out the artwork and track list after the jump, purchase a CD here and buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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The Maine Cover Rolling Stones Classic

The Maine recently posted a live video of them performing the Rolling Stones’ classic “Beast of Burden”.  The Some Girls track will be featured on The Maine’s live DVD Anthem for A Dying Breed due out December 6th.  Check out the video for “Beast of Burden” below.   Please follow and like us:

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The Wonder Years Announce ‘Sleeping On Trash’

The Wonder Years have announced Sleeping On Trash: A Collection Of Songs Recorded 2005-2010 through No Sleep Records. It will be released Feb. 12 and will feature eighteen tracks including rarities, demos, cover songs and more. Check out the artwork and track listing below. Won’t Be Pathetic Forever 7” 01. Mike Kennedy is a Bad Friend 02. Solo & Chewy: Holdin’ it Down 03. Won’t Be Pathetic Forever 04. You’re not Salinger. Get over It. Distances 7” (Split w/ All or Nothing) 05. An Elegy for Baby Blue 06. Don’t Open…

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