good cover for first show? help me out


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nine01n
04-13-2006, 04:41 PM
my band has 1 month to prepare for our first show, we need 4 solid songs. we have 3, and we need to get a cover down before the show. we play hardcore/punk to poppunk. no stuff like blink 182, but maybe boxcar racer..whats a good cover for a first show? fi you wanna hear our sound to help you can go to www.purevolume.com/fallingintheopen
www.myspace.com/fallingintheopen

wingedgopher
04-13-2006, 04:44 PM
depends on what you like to play

NOFX - fat mike
04-13-2006, 04:46 PM
if you got good singer who can whitstand to sing near like greg grafin take some bad religion song. maybe "atomic garden"?

nine01n
04-13-2006, 04:48 PM
we want a song that people will know, so theyll get into us if they dont know our original material. we want something popular, were thinking a boxcar racer song, or maybe even (i hope it doesnt come odwn to it though) a fall out boy song

zebrahead234
04-13-2006, 04:54 PM
Bad Religion all the way. Kyoto now is an impressive song if ur band can pull it off.

EDIT: Most people wont know it tho.

SlipAway
04-13-2006, 04:57 PM
If you want something people will know.. how about...dare I say it..a Green Day song?

nine01n
04-13-2006, 05:02 PM
yea, we want something people will know, but wont hate us for playing, greenday or FOB theyd probably not take us seriously and stuff

FadingRoots
04-13-2006, 06:37 PM
Go for some Ramones then, dude. When it comes to punk, the Ramones can't be beat, eh? Blitzkreig Bop or I Wanna Be Sedated, everyone knows those two songs.

z4twenny
04-13-2006, 06:41 PM
im going w/ Ramons, bad brains or maybe Sex pistols.....

nine01n
04-13-2006, 07:51 PM
i looked over the easiest one, blink 182, dammit. yea its an easy song, but everyone knows it, thats what were going to use

abwell
04-13-2006, 10:55 PM
Red Hot Chili Peppers.


recognizable+non-hated=ftw