MICHAEL MONROE’S TOP 10 PUNK COVERS!
As much a fan as he is an artist, our mate MICHAEL MONROE enjoys a good cover version as much as the next man, be it Hoyt Axton’s ‘Lightnin’ Bar Blues’ or Creedence’s ‘Up Around The Bend’ in the days of HANOI ROCKS, or the storming version of ‘Kick Out The Jams’ he delivered at Vive Le Rock‘s inaugural awards bash earlier this year.
Michael’s in the UK this week, supporting Wayne Kramer’s MC50 on tour at Glasgow Academy (10 Nov), Manchester Albert Hall (11 Nov), and London Shepherds Bush Empire (12 Nov), so we dragged him out of rehearsals to ask him what his top ten favourite punk covers that he’s recorded are. This is what he told us…. enjoy!
1) The Damned: ‘Machine Gun Etiquette’ (on the Peace Of Mind album)
2) Dead Boys: ‘Ain’t Nothin’ To Do’ (on the Demolition 23 album)
3) Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers: ‘I Wanna Be Loved’ (on the Demolition 23 album)
4) U.K. Subs: ‘Endangered Species’ (on the Demolition 23 album)
5) Dead Boys: Ain’t It Fun (Duet with Axl on the Guns N’Roses Spaghetti Incident album)
6) Dead Boys: ‘What Love Is’ (on the Whatcha Want album)
7) U.K. Subs: ‘I Won’t Lie Down And Die’ (on the Whatcha Want album)
8) Dead Boys: ‘Not Anymore’ (on the Peace Of Mind album)
9) Stiv Bators: ‘A Million Miles Away’ (on the Nights Are So Long album)
10) Heavy Metal Kids: ‘Delirious’ (on the Hanoi Rocks Twelve Shots On The