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In the music world, everybody has to start somewhere. While a producer’s early albums are their proving ground for a bright future in the field, they also need luck on their side to find a successful band and a scene-changing album to springboard the rest of their career into the stratosphere. From legendary production masters […]

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alternative covers of pop songs, pale waves, girl in red, yungblud, Sofía Valdés

While we love when artists gift us with never-before-heard songs, there’s just something about a cover that will always get us excited.  Since the Punk Goes Pop days, scene artists covering pop tracks have been a popular trend, and vice versa. Through unexpected collabs and covers, we’ve discovered mainstream artists who are truly scene kids […]

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Alternative 80s covers 1980s song renditions

We’re well aware that there’s a bit of an ’80s renaissance going on in pop culture. From soundtracking shows to influencing alternative artists with synth-pop and darkwave, the music of the decade is certainly a prominent force in the modern age. Of course, many artists (some more than others) are quick to pay tribute to their predecessors […]

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If you grew up as a scene kid, you know that Punk Goes Pop: Volumes 1-7 via Fearless Records is the one thing that connects you to the mainstream. With great music coming out, including record-breaking songs and artists, we decided we would throw a couple of ideas into the ring as to which songs […]

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best punk goes pop covers

Fearless Records’ famous Punk Goes… franchise has certainly come a long way since its first installment in 2000. Genre discrepancies aside, it’s impossible to deny the success of one particular subseries: the Punk Goes Pop albums. There are now seven volumes, with speculation of an eighth floating around online. Of course, as with any expansive […]

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One thing is for sure: Punk and rock artists know how to make amazing covers. Take the many volumes of Punk Goes… (including Punk Goes Christmas and Punk Goes Classic Rock) as an example.  Even Brendon Urie loves to play covers such as Billy Joel’s “Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)” and Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” in Panic! […]

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[Photos via Forgive Durden/Spotify, Gatsbys American Dream/Spotify, My American Heart/Spotify, Home Grown/Spotify] As 1999 came to a close, boy bands and nü-metal acts were at the top of the charts. Trends in mainstream culture changed the following century, as pop punk, screamo and other Warped Tour acts smashed through the charts. Which band do you […]

For the past twenty or so years, we’ve been gifted with some of the most unbelievable covers through the Punk Goes series from Fearless Records that has seen bands in metalcore, pop-punk and more take on hip-hop, pop and other genres and The Word Alive‘s Tyler “Telle” Smith wants to spearhead a Punk Goes Country album. In response to a fan’s […]