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WATCH: Paramore, “Passionfruit (Drake Cover)” Alternative News Pop Rock 

WATCH: Paramore, “Passionfruit (Drake Cover)”

You would think R&B-tinged rap and pop-rock wouldn’t get along, but Paramore continue to impress. The group, who are busy promoting their latest album After Laughter, stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge and performed. A highlight of their set was a cover of Drake‘s infectious hit “Passionfruit.” Between Hayley Williams‘ lovely vocals and the spot on instrumentation, it’s a great cover. Check it out after the jump! For more Paramore, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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STREAM: This Wild Life, “Heart-Shaped Box (Nirvana Cover)” News Rock Singer/Songwriter 

STREAM: This Wild Life, “Heart-Shaped Box (Nirvana Cover)”

This Wild Life are not known for any grunge tunes, but they certainly draw influence from the genre. The acoustic duo unveiled a new cover of one of its biggest hits. TWL took Nirvana‘s classic “Heart-Shaped Box” and arranged a stripped rendition. Its softer, more delicate instrumentals make the already honest and raw song even more so. Check it out after the jump! For more This Wild Life, you can buy a CD here!

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WATCH: Our Last Night, “Shape Of You (Ed Sheeran Cover)” Alternative News Post-hardcore Rock 

WATCH: Our Last Night, “Shape Of You (Ed Sheeran Cover)”

Ed Sheeran‘s single “Shape Of You” is seemingly everywhere these days, and Our Last Night are the latest artists to drop a cover of the song. The OLN boys threw their signature rock flair into the track, making it a high-energy rock anthem as opposed to radio-ready dancehall-inspired pop. Check it out after the jump! For more Our Last Night, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a CD here!

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WATCH: Against The Current and Alex Goot, “Closer (The Chainsmokers and Halsey Cover)” News Pop Rock 

WATCH: Against The Current and Alex Goot, “Closer (The Chainsmokers and Halsey Cover)”

It seems no one can get enough of The Chainsmokers and Halsey‘s hit,”Closer.” They say the best remedy to getting a song out of your head is to sing it out loud. Against The Current and Alex Goot took notes. The band and Goot teamed up for a cover of “Closer,” and it sounds great. The stripped instrumentals replace the original song’s beats, giving it a more organic feel. Check it out after the jump! For more Against The Current, you can purchase a concert ticket here or buy a…

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WATCH: Ben Barlow (Neck Deep) Covers Ed Sheeran’s “Lego House (Acoustic)” News Pop Pop Punk 

WATCH: Ben Barlow (Neck Deep) Covers Ed Sheeran’s “Lego House (Acoustic)”

“Lego House” is one of the most popular Ed Sheeran songs in his catalog, given its emotional lyrical content and catchiness. Many have covered the love song, and even pop-punk dudes are offering their renditions of the tune. Ben Barlow, vocalist of Neck Deep, recently sat down with Alternative Press to cover “Lego House” for their APTV Sessions. It is a more raw and emotional take on the song, and Barlow’s voice gives it a unique feel. Check it out after the jump! For more Neck Deep, you can purchase…

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WATCH: Our Last Night ft. Trenton Woodley (Hands Like Houses) and Garret Rapp (The Color Morale), “Cold Water (Justin Bieber, Major Lazer, MØ Cover)” Metal News Post-hardcore 

WATCH: Our Last Night ft. Trenton Woodley (Hands Like Houses) and Garret Rapp (The Color Morale), “Cold Water (Justin Bieber, Major Lazer, MØ Cover)”

Our Last Night have shown time and time again that they are capable of making some amazing covers inspired by a variety of artists. Ahead of their fall tour with Hands Like Houses and The Color Morale, the group have unleashed their most collaborative and enjoyable cover yet. Hands Like Houses vocalist Trenton Woodley and The Color Morale frontman Garret Rapp joined OLN to deliver one killer take on Major Lazer‘s “Cold Water,” which features Justin Bieber and MØ. According to the video, all the frontmen will be getting together…

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WATCH: Against The Current and Tyler Carter (Issues), “Cold Water (Major Lazer/Justin Bieber/MØ Cover)” Alternative Electronica News Rock 

WATCH: Against The Current and Tyler Carter (Issues), “Cold Water (Major Lazer/Justin Bieber/MØ Cover)”

Major Lazer‘s “Cold Water” is taking over the airwaves, thanks to its superstar guest vocalists Justin Bieber and MØ. It is an undeniably catchy tune, so much so that even rockers are loving it! Against The Current and Issues frontman Tyler Carter teamed up to release their own rendition of the track. Rather than keep things EDM-based, the cover is a more stripped down vibe complete with acoustic guitars. It works very well: ATC vocalist Chrissy Constanza and Carter sound excellent together and really give the song a new and improved…

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WATCH: Our Last Night, “Toxic (Britney Spears Cover)” News Pop Post-hardcore Rock 

WATCH: Our Last Night, “Toxic (Britney Spears Cover)”

Our Last Night have plenty of awesome original material, but have been dabbling in a lot of new covers lately. As part of their “Decades of Covers” series, the group released a new ’90s inspired cover. This time, it was a revamped version of Britney Spears‘ “Toxic.” The cover has lots of energy, with some awesome aggression and sick riffs. The OLN guys definitely added their distinctive flair to it, and it turned out pretty awesome. Check it out after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here or…

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WATCH: Josh Manuel (Issues), “Pokémon Theme (Cover)” Metal News 

WATCH: Josh Manuel (Issues), “Pokémon Theme (Cover)”

After a bit of touring, the guys of Issues are resting up before their Vans Warped Tour stint this summer. Drummer Josh Manuel has taken the time to perfect his craft and display it in the coolest of ways: a kick-ass cover. Manuel did a drum cover of the Pokémon theme, and it in style. His intensity and power behind the kit – styled like a Pokéball, by the way – made it a great cover. CHeck it out below! For more Issues, you can purchase a concert ticket here…

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WATCH: The Drama State Cover Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” News Pop Punk 

WATCH: The Drama State Cover Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself”

The Drama State have released a very unlikely new cover – “Love Yourself,” performed by Justin Bieber. Complete with a brief guitar solo, The Drama State’s rendition is a true cover – transforming the stripped pop hit into a pop punk anthem for the ages. Singer Ryan Diskey tells Infectious, “Ronnie [Ish] was the first one to hear the song, and he asked us all one day when we were doing some writing for the new record if we wanted to hear a song. He didn’t say it was going to be a Justin Bieber…

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