Headbashing tribute to classic songs
Alice Cooper, Lemmy, Billy Idol and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons are among the featured artists on a new album of heavy metal and hard rock covers of classic Beatles songs.
Butchering The Beatles, produced by Grammy-winning producer/guitarist Bob Kulick, is just out on Restless Records and includes Alice taking lead vocals on a version of “Hey Bulldog”, backed by guitarist Steve Vai, Velvet Revolver’s Duff McKagen and Motorheads’ Mickey Dee.
Lemmy, Billy Idol and Gibbons, meanwhile, front all-star line-ups drawn from the ranks of Marilyn Manson, Kiss, Ozzy Osbourne’s, Motley Crue, AC/DC, Whitesnake. Judas Priest, Foreigner, Styx and Dio on versions of “Back In The USSR”, “Tomorrow Never Knows” and “Revolution”.