Today is Thanksgiving Eve and for a special Hump The Covers Off we tag along with the band Dream Theater and rock the Iron Maiden classic Run To The Hills. The sound quality on this isn’t the best, but it’s a difficult version to find. Dream Theater released an “official” bootleg of their album of Maiden covers called Dream Of The Beast which is where we find tonight’s cover. This tune can easily be considered anti-Thanksgiving, if you look at Thanksgiving in it’s modern form, Americans celebrating the time right before we pillaged our way to a Manifest Destiny. Alright, enough with the sobering talk, let’s rock!
Is this sweet, or is it JUST nerdy? A guy in Rochester, New York recently proposed to his girlfriend by recreating the scene from “Jurassic World”, where Chris Pratt’s character tries to tame three velociraptors at once.
Every year we see new and inventive ways to coordinate Christmas lights on the outside of houses to light up in time with songs, usually from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Well this year we finally get some Christmas lights that really rock, check out this video set to Slipknot’s Psychosocial! Even cooler, the guy who posted this is named Slayer Bob on YouTube, rock on Slayer Bob, rock on!
The dudes behind the YouTube channel Slow Mo Guys have a new video making the rounds, where they put 12 box fans in a circle around a fire to make a 10-foot FIRENADO. And the slow-motion footage of it is pretty sweet.
Back in April Stone Sour dropped the covers EP Meanwhile in Burbank… for Record Store Day 2015. I have featured on of those covers before, the KISS Love Gun tune. Now Stone Sour returns with another covers EP called Straight Outta Burbank for Black Friday. This five track EP will feature covers of songs from Bad Brains, Slayer, Iron Maiden, Motley Crue and the Rolling Stones. Tonight we Hump The Covers Off with the Rolling Stones track Gimme Shelter, this one features Lzzy Hale of Halestorm on vocals along with Corey Taylor. If you want to score a copy of Straight Outta Burbank you better be quick, only 5000 copies are being pressed on vinyl and released to local record stores throughout the US on the 27th. Happy hunting and hump on!