And Cradle of Filth have done a dreadful cover of Venom's Black Metal as well.
I've listened to a few of those now and most of them seem to be just replicas of the original but with worse, and unfitting vocals. Fightstar's singer doing Fear of the Dark is particularly bad, and the chorus in Ax7 - Flash Of the Blade is embarrassing.
The Dream Theater one is very good though.
> Girls Aloud, Sugababes - Walk this way. They should've been
> walked this way, lined up then shot.
With Aerosmith's original being played at suitably high volume in the background. Because everyone knows it's also superior to the version with rappers and without a proper rythym section.
And I remember seeing some crappy group, I think it was Busted, covering The Boys are Back in Town on TV. That wasn't too good either...
I like all their other stuff but this was AWFUL.