11 Greatest Metal Cover Songs: Thou's Picks

Cover songs aren't easy to pull off, especially when a heavy band is putting their own twist on something from outside of their usual wheelhouse. Thou, the prolific Louisiana doom-sludge lords, are masters of the cover song, having put their own spin on everything from Nirvana and Alice in Chains to Neil Young and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. To put their chameleonic abilities to good use, we had them pick what they think are the 11 greatest cover songs in heavy music history, and the results are all over the map. From Deftones' surprising take on Weezer's "El Scorcho" to Crowbar's stunningly heavy rendition of Gary Wright's "Dreamweaver," these are what the metal cover masters crown the 11 best cover songs of all time. Watch now.