Rock Cover Songs by Damn Wicked

A few days ago I was talking to our drummer, my older brother Erick, about recording a couple of popular songs that we used to play many years ago when we were still doing rock cover songs in the clubs. I was thinking that we should just record a few of our favorites for posterity’s sake. But as we talked, it occurred to us that maybe we should post the results right here on our website. So, that’s what we’re gonna do!

Rock Cover Songs

Here’s one of our old Cover Set Lists.

We’re going to put together some old video of us from our cover band days and we’ll record new audio of some of the songs that we covered back then. We also want to pick up a few obscure, less mainstream songs from famous bands and record those. If you have any particular songs that you’d like to hear then you should tell us. We just might end up recording one or more of your suggestions.
Here’s a list of just some of the songs that we played back in our cover days.

Rock Cover Songs We’ve Played

Rock Cover Songs

A few songs that Damn Wicked has covered.

1) Sweet Emotion – Aerosmith
2) Walk This Way – Aerosmith
3) TNT – AC/DC
4) Ride On – ACDC
5) Big Balls – AC/DC
6) The Jack – AC/DC
7) Jailbreak – AC/DC
8) Come As You Are – Nirvana
9) Cat Scratch Fever – Ted Nugent
10) Come Out And Play – The Offspring
11) Let It Go – Def Leppard
12) White Room – Cream
13) Ooh That Smell – Lynard Skynard
14) Fairies Wear Boots – Black Sabbath
15) Iron Man – Black Sabbath
16) Fly Away – Lenny Kravitz
17) My Sharona – The Knack
18) Another Brick In The Wall – Pink Floyd
19) Rock n’ Roll All Nite – KISS
20) No Sugar Tonight – The Guess Who
21) Got You Where I Want You – The Flys
22) Takin’ Care Of Business – BTO
23) Song 2 – Blur
24) Enter Sandman – Metallica
25) The Green Manalishi – Judas Priest
26) Sweet Home Alabama – Lynard Skynard
27) Deuce – KISS
28) Strutter – KISS
29) Cold Gin – KISS
30) C’mon And Love Me – KISS

Rock Cover Songs

Back in their club days Van Halen covered Led Zeppelin’s “Hots On For Nowhere”


31) Breakin The Law – Judas Priest
32) Livin’ After Midnite – Judas Priest
33) Emerald – Thin Lizzy
34) Warrior – Thin Lizzy
35) Jailbreak – Thin Lizzy
36) Good Times Bad Times – Led Zeppelin
37) Who Made Who – AC/DC
38) Riff Raff – AC/DC
39) Hells Bells – AC/DC
40) Lounge Act – Nirvana
41) Heart Shaped Box – Nirvana
42) Man In A Box – Alice In Chains
43) Heaven Beside You – Alice In Chains
44) I’m A Believer – Smashmouth/The Monkees
45) White Wedding – Billy Idol
46) You Really Got Me – Van Halen/ The Kinks
47) Ain’t Talkin’ Bout Love – Van Halen
48) Bullet With Butterfly Wings – The Smashing Pumpkins
49) The Chase Is Better Than The Catch – Motorhead
50) Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf
51) Smokin’ In The Boys Room – Motley Crue/ Brownsville Station
52) Cold Sweat – Thin Lizzy
53) Is It My Body? – Alice Cooper
54) Eighteen – Alice Cooper
55) School’s Out – Alice Cooper
56) Alive – Pearl Jam
57) Surrender – Cheap Trick
58) I Want You To W ant Me – Cheap Trick
59) Smoke On The Water – Deep Purple
60) Sharp Dressed Man – ZZ Top
61) I Wanna Be Sedated – The Ramones
62) Mony Mony – Billy Idol/ Tommy James and The Shondells

…..These are just the songs I remember off-hand.

You probably noticed a lot of typical covers in that list. Hey, don’t blame us!… We had to play some standard rock cover songs to keep the club owners and the audience happy. We’ll never do that again! Fuck that shit! You gotta remember that if the girls weren’t up and shakin’ it on the dance floor it meant the owner or booker wouldn’t be asking our band to play their club again. I can’t complain though. We had tons of gigs and as you can see by the list, though we did some crap cover songs, we did play some good stuff too.

Tell us which cover songs we should record. Do you like any particular song from the list above? How about a song from your favorite band? Tell us in the comment section below or send us a message through our contact page.

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