Punk Goes Pop 5 Tracklist Out
2012-09-13 by TrstN01 | 115 Comments

Fearless Records announced the track list for the 5th entry in the oft-hated Punk Goes Pop series. The
bands and their contributed songs are as follows:

Memphis May Fire - Grenade (Bruno Mars)
Upon This Dawning - "Call Me Maybe" (Carly Rae Jepsen)
Mayday Parade feat. Vic Fuentes - "Somebody I Use To Know" (Gotye)
We Came As Romans - "I'm Glad You Came" (The Wanted)
Like Moth To Flames - "Some Nights" (Fun.)
Breathe Carolina - "Billy Jean" (Michael Jackson)
Forever The Sickest Kids- "We Found Love" (Rihanna)
Issues - "Boyfriend" (Justin Bieber)
The Maine - "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" (Cyndi Lauper)
Crown The Empire - "Payphone" (Maroon 5)
Craig Owens - "Paradise" (Coldplay)
The Word Alive - "Mercy" (Kanye West)
Secrets - "Ass Back Home" (Gym Class Heroes)

The album is due out November 6th.

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ILJ
September 14th 2012

6544 Comments


This looks fucking horrendous.

Digging: The Hotelier - Home, Like NoPlace Is There

ILJ
September 14th 2012

6544 Comments


Also, surprised no ones trying Little Talks.

Fluttertrank
September 14th 2012

16963 Comments


why isnt this called generic metalcore goes pop punk?

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ILJ
September 14th 2012

6544 Comments


cuz then everyone that listens to it would be like "lel this isn't meatlcore it's skremo xD" and then everyone else would collectively lose their shit

Uranium
September 14th 2012

6635 Comments


shitty covers by shittier bands

Satellite
September 14th 2012

19879 Comments


not included: punk

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Mickeymau5
September 14th 2012

1614 Comments


Gonna be terrible, what else is new

ILJ
September 14th 2012

6544 Comments


Craig Owens' cover will be 0.5/10 worst new cover.

God it'll be painful listening to him sing "PAAAAAAAAAAARAPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARAPARADISE" over and over

Fluttertrank
September 14th 2012

16963 Comments


Like Moth To Flames is going to ruin that awesome fun. song... great

Recspecs
September 14th 2012

9811 Comments


"The Word Alive - "Mercy" (Kanye West)"

FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK

ILJ
September 14th 2012

6544 Comments


The fact that literally every single time I have to listen to the radio (which is maybe a grand total of twenty minutes twice a day) I hear that song ruined it long ago.



Uranium
September 14th 2012

6635 Comments


every song on here will blow



ILJ
September 14th 2012

6544 Comments


Agreed hard.

ReturnOfTheDnor
September 14th 2012

893 Comments


The Word Alive cover of Mercy has me interested. That should be funny.

XingKing
September 14th 2012

9058 Comments


Breathe Carolina - "Billy Jean" (Michael Jackson)

The guy suffered enough while he was still alive...

Fluttertrank
September 14th 2012

16963 Comments


but no really. why is it called punk? none of these bands are punk

SCREAMorphine
September 14th 2012

1704 Comments


Who buys this shit

ILJ
September 14th 2012

6544 Comments


Cause a lot of people have this stigma that all metal is bad. For some reason punk is more marketable.

Fluttertrank
September 14th 2012

16963 Comments


yeah i guess.

Dolving999
September 14th 2012

1548 Comments


shitty covers by shittier bands [2]

Digging: Mutoid Man - Helium Head

sixdegrees
September 14th 2012

15770 Comments


ugh.

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FearThyEvil9
September 14th 2012

11356 Comments


Cool, shitty bands covering even more shitty bands.

dbark923
September 14th 2012

18 Comments


i remember when these albums use to be ACTUAL punk bands in the early 2000's. What happened??

newjunkaesthetic93
September 14th 2012

1871 Comments


These bands are just as shitty as the pop artists they're covering.

sspedding
September 14th 2012

4715 Comments


truly awful list.

DallyLama
September 14th 2012

1048 Comments


"Who buys this shit" overweight, neglected 14-18 yr. old teenage girls with low self esteem and a devil wears prada shirt. seriously, everyone of em.


Spec
September 14th 2012

26834 Comments


where's da punk?

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
September 14th 2012

20220 Comments


Craig Owens - "Paradise" (Coldplay)

I like Paradise but this is gonna be so lol

Also 9000th comment!!!!!

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Annayalater
September 14th 2012

191 Comments


So Issues' very first song is going to be a cover of Justin Bieber? That's a good way to start.

NotSoFast
September 14th 2012

388 Comments


can't wait until all the damn hot topic kids come up to me to show me all these "better" versions... just shoot me now

DarthMann
September 14th 2012

13467 Comments


some nights sucks

TrstN01
September 14th 2012

800 Comments


Someday, I'm going to write some news about stuff people actually will look forward to.

AtomicShane
September 14th 2012

1585 Comments


I wana here TWA try and sing mercy. besides that, looks like ass

Digging: For The Fallen Dreams - Heavy Hearts

AnthonyFartano
September 14th 2012

233 Comments


Breathe Carolina and The Maine are hardcore punk bands.

AnthonyFartano
September 14th 2012

233 Comments


Breathe Carolina and The Maine are hardcore punk bands.

Fieryfenderz
September 14th 2012

1374 Comments


gonna be classic

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J0ckstrapsFTW
September 14th 2012

3583 Comments


Fuck me this is bad

TomAkaVeto
September 14th 2012

1523 Comments


"So Issues' very first song is going to be a cover of Justin Bieber? That's a good way to start."

Of Mice & Men's first song was their cover of Pokerface by Lady Gaga.

Is Issues the new Woe Is Me? I'm guessing that's how they got in this compilation since Woe Is Me was in the past.

ThomasTheCure
September 14th 2012

267 Comments


no thanks.

SowingSeason
Emeritus
September 14th 2012

14512 Comments


This is a fuck

Hospital
September 14th 2012

1875 Comments


nto stoked for this

nononsense
September 14th 2012

3263 Comments


Mayday Parade is the only track that should be good on this album


Digging: For The Fallen Dreams - Heavy Hearts

Hospital
September 14th 2012

1875 Comments


I heard a snippet from the justin bieber cover and nothing has changed since woe, is me.


So it's still shitty?

bennyola09
September 14th 2012

249 Comments


wnat to see Mercy by the word alive they did a good job with heartless before

RosaParks
September 14th 2012

14592 Comments


"The Word Alive - "Mercy" (Kanye West)"
how are they even going to pull this off they're white

Hospital
September 14th 2012

1875 Comments


The woe, is me album? really? I couldn't get into it.

peartnoy
September 14th 2012

1123 Comments


grenade by mmf i decent.

c0nf1n3d
September 14th 2012

268 Comments


"Some Nights" is one of those songs you really don't cover because of how unique it is...and yet, it's being covered.

I'm not really looking forward to this, but I will give it a listen when it drops.

zaruyache
September 14th 2012

4823 Comments


This is a fuck [2]

Digging: Paramnesia - Paramnesia

GringoSuave89
September 14th 2012

943 Comments


Who the fuck are half of these bands?

Hospital
September 14th 2012

1875 Comments


PUNK BANDS DUH

MMX
September 14th 2012

4646 Comments


Album will be sweet

chesse13
September 14th 2012

2326 Comments


WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!@

MuhNamesTyler
September 14th 2012

3014 Comments


lol @ The Maine - Girls just want to have fun

Devastator
September 14th 2012

2276 Comments


A shame that MMF is in this list. Surprised that no one is covering that shitty one direction song.

Digging: Animals As Leaders - The Joy of Motion

Damus
September 14th 2012

379 Comments


What a silly and depraved mockery of music.

Recspecs
September 14th 2012

9811 Comments


"Also 9000th comment!!!!!"

Grats dude, but seriously how shitty is the Mercy cover gonna be?? Like how the fuck are they planning on pulling that bullshit off??

And I actually like Mayday Parade they need to stop dicking around with these albums.

Ponton
Emeritus
September 14th 2012

5775 Comments


still waiting for metal goes metal vol. 1

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Atari
Contributing Reviewer
September 14th 2012

18620 Comments


There's not a single band on here I love (except Mayday Parade but only their old stuff). They should stop making these.

Digging: Somos - Temple of Plenty

Solisis
September 14th 2012

370 Comments


Mayday Parade is the only track that should be good on this album [3]

dammit mayday parade, just stop doing this

TrstN01
September 14th 2012

800 Comments


Surprised that no one is covering that shitty one direction song. [2]

Here, I can make up for that: www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGOJ94z27Qs

SingForTheDead
September 14th 2012

94 Comments


Oh, gimme a sec. I need to call my 6th grade self and tell him about this. He still won't give a fuck.

Acrosstheshield13
September 14th 2012

791 Comments


yep...all these bands suck. Whoever originally had this idea should be strung up...worst thing to happen to music since Creed.

Sconza
September 14th 2012

252 Comments


lol at the One Direction video

"Screamo always makes a gay song sound good!!"

ConcubinaryCode
September 14th 2012

1850 Comments


They should make a punk goes funk.

ChuckyTruant
September 14th 2012

15572 Comments


why isnt this called generic metalcore goes pop punk?

more like

Generic Metalcore and Post-Hardcore goes Modern Hits Station

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oltnabrick
September 14th 2012

29282 Comments


Lamborghini Mercy
Yo Chick She So Thirsty
I'm In That Two Seat Lambo Wit Yo Girl
She Tryna Jerk Me.

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guizpom
September 14th 2012

43 Comments


I'd like to hear the Gotye cover.
Some look interesting.
It'll be awful anyways I guess.

Will download.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 15th 2012

48551 Comments


why

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
September 15th 2012

48551 Comments


If you listen to any of these bands you're a bad person

c0nf1n3d
September 15th 2012

268 Comments


In case you all didn't know, an excellent track can be found here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xF0vHraxII

No need to thank me, really.

jackalope11
September 15th 2012

330 Comments


Who the fuck decided it was a good idea to cover Billie Jean

And the Memphis May Fire cover isn't bad, pretty impressive vocals/

DrMaximus
September 15th 2012

8352 Comments


This will obviously suck ass

Digging: Mount Eerie - Lost Wisdom

c0nf1n3d
September 15th 2012

268 Comments


@jackalope11

Agreed, I've heard a few random tracks so far, and that one seems to be the best...but even so, it was just okay.

Recspecs
September 15th 2012

9811 Comments


"If you listen to any of these bands you're a bad person"

I like Mayday Parade

JeetJeet
September 15th 2012

660 Comments


TWA covering Mercy?

SWEEEEEEEEEEEERVE!

Will probably sound horrible but I wanna see if they drop the N-bomb at some point.

DatsNotDaMetulz
September 15th 2012

1537 Comments


Normally at least one bearable song from each one but both so far have been terribad.

AnthonyFartano
September 15th 2012

233 Comments


why do people like mayday parade on this site, they're just as shit as the other bands. It's gayyyyyy

LifeAsAChipmunk
September 15th 2012

4854 Comments


No, they have 2 good albums. And Derek wrote 2 songs on ALIR.

LifeAsAChipmunk
September 15th 2012

4854 Comments


They were the last two songs on the album.

LifeAsAChipmunk
September 15th 2012

4854 Comments


yeah, that one and if you wanted a song

elephantREVOLUTION
September 15th 2012

2702 Comments


i'm not expecting any of these to be good but there are a few i want to hear just out of curiosity

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LifeAsAChipmunk
September 15th 2012

4854 Comments


andcas, they're pretty close in quality. the only thing that makes the ALIR better is Lancaster really.

LifeAsAChipmunk
September 15th 2012

4854 Comments


the tradeoff between them was by far the best in tales told by dead friends.

Shevanel92
September 15th 2012

79 Comments


Mostly shit bands covering mostly shit songs, surprised to see Michael Jackson and Cyndi Lauper in there though.

ProjectFreak
September 15th 2012

1155 Comments


Not included: punk [2]

i mean but hey, mayday parade is good

pothead
September 15th 2012

75 Comments


3rd track seems funs
and is there really gonna be a genericore justin bieber cover?
that seems awful, awful, awful.....

geezers1989
September 15th 2012

135 Comments


OMG DERE IS NO PUNK IN HEERE GYUYS

Fluttertrank
September 15th 2012

16963 Comments


oh wow didnt even see that mayday was on here

KILL
September 15th 2012

67082 Comments


cool

auberginedreams
September 15th 2012

5981 Comments


"can't wait until all the damn hot topic kids come up to me to show me all these "better" versions... just shoot me now"

this scenario seems kind of unlikely.

Azn.
September 15th 2012

5318 Comments


Meta-shitty music

Digging: Saintseneca - Dark Arc

NotSoFast
September 15th 2012

388 Comments


LAMBORGHINI MERCY, YOUR CHICK SHE SO THIRSTY *Breakdown*

TheDjehuty
September 15th 2012

388 Comments


It's like all the same bands it's ever been.

TheDjehuty
September 15th 2012

388 Comments


Forever the sickest kids is still a band though ? Here come the men in black.

Hedgehog32396
September 17th 2012

496 Comments


Mayday ft Vic is going to be sweet, album will be 1.5 if anyone can be bothered to rate it.

Where is the punk? [376349653]

DurzoBlint
September 17th 2012

1131 Comments


Why a coldplay cover D: and the list is really awful... no punk bands? :E

FromDaHood
Contributing Reviewer
September 17th 2012

8957 Comments


Don't these guys know Pierce the Veil already made a kick-ass Billie Jean cover?

Digging: Waxahatchee - Cerulean Salt

GraviVice9
September 17th 2012

38 Comments


Calling it now AOTY

Solisis
September 17th 2012

370 Comments


definitely

AtomicShane
September 17th 2012

1585 Comments


roll my weed on it, dats an ass-tray.

GraviVice9
September 17th 2012

38 Comments


this album will be a 2 at best for real

Itsjoeyrose
October 2nd 2012

1 Comments


Wowwww people need to grow up. This is music. Half of these artists covering these songs are doing it for the fact that they love the artist that did it before them. And honestly if you have nothing better to do then waste your time posting about how things suck.... What does that make you. It's music. It's too enjoy listening to. Every artist puts the covers into a feeling they can relate too... Whether its screaming or being more rocky or whatever. And seriously....... You can say that's not "punk". But genres change and mold every single year. Honestly who cares about genres? It's just a word. Just enjoy the music...... Or don't. Why whine and look like an idiot about it?

Recspecs
October 2nd 2012

9811 Comments


"Wowwww people need to grow up. This is music. Half of these artists covering these songs are doing it for the fact that they love the artist that did it before them. And honestly if you have nothing better to do then waste your time posting about how things suck.... What does that make you. It's music. It's too enjoy listening to. Every artist puts the covers into a feeling they can relate too... Whether its screaming or being more rocky or whatever. And seriously....... You can say that's not "punk". But genres change and mold every single year. Honestly who cares about genres? It's just a word. Just enjoy the music...... Or don't. Why whine and look like an idiot about it?"

Lolllllllllll dude fuck off.

LifeAsAChipmunk
October 2nd 2012

4854 Comments


they made an account just for this. how cute

nononsense
October 2nd 2012

3263 Comments


Grenade is somewhat decent.

Recspecs
October 2nd 2012

9811 Comments


If Joey Rose is so upset about us dissing his favorite xbandsx he can channel that anger and shove it up his ass.

MyMetal
October 23rd 2012

1 Comments


Look at all the butthurrtttttt

SingForTheDead
February 12th 2013

94 Comments


"Mediocre Metalcore Goes Mainstream" just doesn't sell albums, I guess.

ConsiderPhlebas
February 12th 2013

6157 Comments


Bout time this year got some punk, the system has gone unattacked for too long

DrMaximus
February 12th 2013

8352 Comments


†RIP† Billy Jean

DrMaximus
February 12th 2013

8352 Comments


†RIP† Billy Jean

VermicideReloadead
February 12th 2013

1434 Comments


Michael Jackson shoud get out of his coffin and he should rape those bastards.

GringoSuave89
February 12th 2013

943 Comments


why did this get revived?

Mickeymau5
February 13th 2013

1614 Comments


lol at verm



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