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“Down With the Sickness” Disturbed Cover by Violet Orlandi (Explicit)—Video of the Week 11/09/20

We comb the interwebs every week looking for interesting videos to feature here, and it often takes several hours or even days to find a worthwhile candidate. However, there are fortuitous times when something just falls on our lap. The screen shot below is what we saw on our news feed, and this simply could... Read more

“Halloween Theme” John Carpenter Cover by Wilson—Video of the Week 10/26/20

Ahhh, it finally feels like Fall. The leaves are changing colors, there's a crisp in the air, and plenty of scary movies on television. It's hard to flip through the channels this month without coming across the movie that changed the horror genre (or one of its sequels), John Carpenter's 1978 masterpiece, Halloween.Not only did... Read more

“Eruption” Bass Van Halen Cover by Charles Berthoud—Video of the Week 10/19/20

With the passing of Eddie Van Halen still on everyone's minds, we thought we'd find something that celebrates his playing, but just a little differently.Charles Berthoud (pronounced BEAR-too) is a British bassist who has been playing for close to a decade. Inspired by the greats such as Jaco Pastorius, Victor Wooton and Flea of Red... Read more

“Right Now” Van Halen Cover by These Guys Live—Video of the Week 10/12/20

With the recent passing of guitar legend Eddie Van Halen, we just had to find a good VH cover to feature this week. After spending hours scrolling through YouTube videos—mostly coming across individuals trying to replicate Eddie's solos—we came up empty.But then, by some divine intervention, it occurred to us that we had featured a... Read more

“Ocean Etude” Chopin Cover by Lola Astanova—Video of the Week 10/05/20

When people think of cover songs, they generally consider popular music as the most frequently performed. In the rock era, many well-known artists have even used covering other artists' hits as a way to connect to fans that they wouldn't otherwise reach. However, covers can be expanded to any genre of music. It might not... Read more

Video of the Week: “Rosanna” Toto Cover by Child’s Anthem—09/14/20

2020's quarantine/lockdown time has brought out some of the best in people—especially the creative types. Many artists have taken to live streaming to pass the time and stay connected with fans. Others have collaborated from a safe distance to construct a recorded video to display their talents. One such band is Child's Anthem.Based out of... Read more

Video of the Week: “Easy Lover” Phil Collins/Philip Bailey Cover by The Hindley Street Country Club – 09/07/20

Every once in a while we come across a cover that's so good, we can't believe we've never heard of this band before. This is one such time.One of the advantages of having the Cover Band Central Facebook Group is that we get to discover "new" talent that gets posted by one of the band... Read more

Video of the Week: “What’s Going On” Marvin Gaye Cover by Emily Elbert – 06/01/20

We're all experiencing a tumultuous time in history where every day seems to bring more turmoil and chaos to our everyday lives. With the coronavirus having introduced us to a new way of day-to-day living, and the recent civil unrest due to unnecessary violence, people all over the globe are faced with new challenges.We try... Read more