Wednesday, May 21, 2008

War Pigs Covered

I'm not sure if it's just the way things are shaking down in the world these days or what, but I've been listening to various versions of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" for a few weeks now. Feel free to listen along...

CAKE - War Pigs
There's something about Cake's treatment of the song that seems more subversive than the original. It's a plea, but it's also got some playfulness to it, which amazingly

Led Zeppelin & Black Sabbath - Whole Lotta Sabbath
Perhaps one of my favorite mashups ever, this is a clinic in irony and a perfect example of how the remix can be so much more than a gimmick.

The original.

U2 - Bullet The Blue Sky - Whole Lotta Love (snippet)

1 comment:

Malcolm Johnson said...

seems like everyone is having a metal revival these days.