Asking Alexandria Cover NIN
2014-02-26 by Dalton DuBois | 78 Comments
Metalcore band "Asking Alexandria" have released the lyric video for their cover of Nine Inch Nail's song "Closer." The song is part of Fearless Record's upcoming compilation "Punk Goes 90's Volume 2", due out April 1st.


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CK
February 26th 2014
4930 Comments


Why do they hate everyone who isn't deaf

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tempest--
February 26th 2014
13938 Comments


"Asking Alexandria"

Wizard
February 26th 2014
19524 Comments


I died a little inside.

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RxQueer
February 26th 2014
69 Comments


What.
The.
Fuck.
lol

Omeggia
February 26th 2014
123 Comments


Oh good, it's basically just the original song with added breakdowns and girls. This band in a nutshell really.

RxQueer
February 26th 2014
69 Comments


From what I've heard they're music is appalling. I just listened to a song of theirs on YouTube and well... The crunchy metalcore breakdowns + the faulty electronic music = a total case of explosive diarrhea.

Kusangii
February 26th 2014
320 Comments


Possibly the worst piece of "music" I've ever heard. And I've heard som incredibly bad stuff.

Omeggia
February 26th 2014
123 Comments


And this is part of a new Punk Goes album? Well doesn't this just keep getting better and better

RxQueer
February 26th 2014
69 Comments


Musically-retarded bastards. When will they get their shit straight? lol

TheGreatQ
February 26th 2014
1470 Comments


oh god, it's here

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TheGreatQ
February 26th 2014
1470 Comments


it's basically just the original song with added breakdowns and girls [2]

unaMUSEd
February 26th 2014
1109 Comments


HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

what the fuck is this shit

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RxQueer
February 26th 2014
69 Comments


unaMUSEd=good name. GOOD FUCKING NAME.

unaMUSEd
February 26th 2014
1109 Comments


is there a problem with my name.

RxQueer
February 26th 2014
69 Comments


No? I love it. Like literally made me chuckle and smile.

BlacKapes
February 26th 2014
768 Comments


better than the original wow theyre awesome

unaMUSEd
February 26th 2014
1109 Comments


Oh... sarcasm is so common on this site especially when caps are involved so I wasn't sure.

RxQueer
February 26th 2014
69 Comments


Yeah, I understand. Sput's users are overly sarcastic sometimes.

SlMBOLlC
February 26th 2014
5232 Comments


Jesus Christ

StallionMang
February 26th 2014
5834 Comments


Asking Alexandria to fucking stop

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ohtheurgency
February 26th 2014
53 Comments


Other than this song being atrocious, Asking Alexandria accomplished something. They didn't have a breakdown in the beginning of the song, and finally had one at 2 minutes. That's a musical achievement for these guys.

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Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
February 26th 2014
21473 Comments


the most offensive news article ive ever seen

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Azn.
February 26th 2014
5612 Comments


did trent reznor have to approve this???

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SteveRogers
February 26th 2014
189 Comments


why

zaruyache
February 26th 2014
6921 Comments


They didn't do anything interesting with this cover, which defeats the point of doing one in the first place. I mean, outside of partaking in an obvious cash grab.

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ScarlettPimpernail
February 26th 2014
222 Comments


"They didn't do anything interesting with this cover, which defeats the
point of doing one in the first place. I mean, outside of partaking in an
obvious cash grab."

Which is kind of the point of the band entirely, at this point.

43
February 26th 2014
43 Comments


dei

Tunaboy45
February 26th 2014
2542 Comments


Why would anyone allow this? Way to go asking alexandria, you dumbfucks.

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titanslayer
February 26th 2014
1904 Comments


lol

Tunaboy45
February 26th 2014
2542 Comments


Sounds like some talentless x factor audition. They hate everyone with ears.

BeneaththeDarkOcean
February 26th 2014
454 Comments


The thing that kills this for me are the synths. They sound so incredibly cheap, especially compared to the original.

snerefedsav
February 26th 2014
842 Comments


the funny thing is that it's actually not as terrible as i thought it would be

unaMUSEd
February 26th 2014
1109 Comments


I think Trent approved this as well lol

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
February 26th 2014
21473 Comments


maybe trent just needed a good laugh

Dolving999
February 26th 2014
1641 Comments


Ok, now that's definitely crossing the line.

Somebody needs to put an end to this.

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Skoj
February 26th 2014
1191 Comments


This song was like putting down the family dog.



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DatsNotDaMetulz
February 26th 2014
1817 Comments


Started off alright-ish, in my view it was just an unoriginal and crappy copy of it which stayed pretty true to the original. And then in came the beatdowns. Downhill from there.

ASnideReturns
February 26th 2014
5241 Comments


Danny does a pretty good job in the vocal department

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adr
February 26th 2014
2945 Comments


even the original of that song suck and this is pretty much horrible

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ASnideReturns
February 26th 2014
5241 Comments


Sorry everyone but I'm digging this hard.

darksarcasm
February 26th 2014
77 Comments


danny's screams are now as bad on record as they are live. They sound so hollow. At least his lower register sounds good, cause his higher register is pretty much fucked now (raspy in a bad way).

ASnideReturns
February 26th 2014
5241 Comments


I don't mind his higher screams. You heard his feature in Breathe Carolina's recent new single right? He hits some gnarly highs on that.

JokineAugustus
February 26th 2014
6236 Comments


Solid band

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Green Baron
February 26th 2014
20010 Comments


I don't want to know how this goes

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SnakeDelilah
February 26th 2014
7959 Comments


The cover was actually okay until the fucking chugs and squeals were brought in.

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natekilbride
February 26th 2014
15 Comments


It's unreal that this is six minutes long

godhatesfigs
February 26th 2014
40 Comments


terribly terrible

erandolph90
February 26th 2014
188 Comments


Jesus shit that guitar tone is horrendous and the fucking "1 0" chugs.

Green Baron
February 26th 2014
20010 Comments


the actual song is six minutes long though

ti0n
February 26th 2014
1475 Comments


brb puking

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Green Baron
February 26th 2014
20010 Comments


I don't want to know how they recreated the last three minutes

Futures
February 26th 2014
11709 Comments


A breakdown.....fuck my life

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sora236
February 26th 2014
156 Comments


Oh God, I bet some girls out there think they wrote the song too.


Green Baron
February 26th 2014
20010 Comments


scene girls probably don't even know who trent is

heyadam
February 26th 2014
1715 Comments


fuck.

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tequileros97
February 26th 2014
44 Comments


yeaaaaaaaah no. sounds really similar to the original

CutMan
February 26th 2014
1792 Comments


The added lyrics made me want to die.

beachdude
February 27th 2014
287 Comments


Oh look they take the "fuck you like an animal" part and use literal animal imagery... so fucking clever.

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beachdude
February 27th 2014
287 Comments


Sorry Snide, can't agree with you on this one... the whole point of Nine Inch Nails is their dark understated tone. This
started off promising but the breakdown just ruined it for me.

deathschool
February 27th 2014
9071 Comments


Hahahaha. Hahah. Asking Alexandria. Just. Fuck em.

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deathschool
February 27th 2014
9071 Comments


This is the worst kind of cover too. It wants to sound exactly like the original. This is just piss. It's not even good enough to be shit.

Oh god, then comes the added lyrics and "breakdown". This is hilarious.

BlacKapes
February 27th 2014
768 Comments


lol those lyrics at the end are in the real song

karlulol
February 27th 2014
19 Comments


They ruined this song for me.

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bloc
February 27th 2014
34926 Comments


Exactly as expected

beachdude
February 27th 2014
287 Comments


"lol those lyrics at the end are in the real song"

Goddammit you're right... well I feel stupid now. But my main point still stands... this tries too hard to be just like the original and yet at the same time manages to miss the tone of the original completely. I honestly can't believe Trent approved this.

ASnideReturns
February 27th 2014
5241 Comments


Still dig this.

Minushuman24
February 27th 2014
294 Comments


Why.


Green Baron
February 27th 2014
20010 Comments


snide loves bvb and aa

elbaliem
February 27th 2014
922 Comments


scene girls probably don't even know who trent is [2]

DatsNotDaMetulz
February 28th 2014
1817 Comments


It started OK but then I guess you could say it went into a Downward Spiral.

ASnideReturns
February 28th 2014
5241 Comments


Green Baron hit the nail on the head.

unaMUSEd
February 28th 2014
1109 Comments


Snide why's your taste so "teenage scene girl".

CutMan
February 28th 2014
1792 Comments


Oh, I'd forgotten what he spoke towards the end. Well, it still stands, the delivery made me want to die.

ASnideReturns
February 28th 2014
5241 Comments


It's not, unamused. I listen to just about everything, from Converge to Nickelback to Opeth to Falling in Reverse.

unaMUSEd
February 28th 2014
1109 Comments


Nickelback?!

ASnideReturns
February 28th 2014
5241 Comments


Go look at all my ratings.

Futures
February 28th 2014
11709 Comments


lol

NeoSpaz
February 28th 2014
4519 Comments


jeezus.



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