In some cases, the cover of a popular song grows more popular than its original counterpart. Just look at Joan Jett. Many imagine “I Love Rock ’N Roll” as her and her band’s song, but it was originally released by the Arrows in 1975.
Regardless of who plays your favorite version of a song, we picked some of the most popular covers from alternative bands and want to see how well you know the original artists and their tracks.
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The black-and-white video released June 4 shows footage of the duo recording the track spliced between shots composed from the ongoing protests in honor of George Floyd and fighting against police brutality.
Machine Gun Kelly has actively participated in protests this past summer and frequently speaks out on ongoing issues regarding systemic racism. You can watch the video for their Rage Against The Machine cover here.
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