Well, maybe some people. But that’s not the point. Metal (or grunge, or alternative) bands have had the guts to put their own spin on artists from John Lennon to Abba! And at loudersound.com, you have a chance to vote on your pick for the greatest metal cover ever. (Just search for “covers” once you’re there and you’ll find it.)
Some of the choices that caught my eye:
As you can see, the definition of “metal” is kind of loose.