Canberra, Australia based occult doom metal trio Witchskull unveil their cover of »Sin City« from the upcoming AC/DC tribute album, »Best of AC/DC«, set to release on December 3rd, 2021 via Magnetic Eye Records.
»Best of AC/DC« features cover versions by Supersuckers, Domkraft, Electric Frankenstein, Kal-El, Red Mesa, Caustic Casanova, Ghost Ship Ritual, Kryptograf and more.
The band comments: “We were equally honoured & intimidated to take on covering an absolute classic from the best straight rock and roll band of all time.
Special thanks to Jadd from Magnetic Eye Records, Jason Fuller from Goatsound for producing and mixing and Adam Calaitzis from Toyland Recording Studio for engineering.”
From Magnetic Eye Records:
»Best of AC/DC« is the by now traditional companion volume to a [Redux] series installment. Released alongside »Back In Black [Redux]«, »Best of AC/DC« contains even more amazing cover versions from the Down Under rock titans. This 2-LP extravaganza features 13 bands offering their exciting renditions of all-time classics and deep cuts from across the AC/DC catalog. Fielding an array of heavyweights and hungry up-and-comers from the heavy rock underground, there should be no doubt that fans of the riff-heavy will be stoked to experience these massive AC/DC interpretations unlike any that they’ve heard before.
»Back In Black [Redux]« presents new takes on all ten cuts from AC/DC’s seminal seventh album. This was the first record to feature “new” singer Brian Johnson following the death of original larger-than-life frontman Bon Scott, and music historians agree that there was massive pressure on both the new singer and the band to deliver. Even so, nobody could have anticipated that they’d create one of the most important rock albums ever, and Magnetic Eye cannot wait for you to hear what many of your favorite bands from the stoner, doom, and riff-rock scene have done with some of the most iconic rock songs of all time.
The Magnetic Eye [Redux] Series features hand-picked classic albums from across the history of rock and metal, re-imagined in their entirety from start to finish by bands we love. Choice artists from throughout the rock and metal world are tasked to select a track to make their own, translating a milestone record into the new millennium with crushing heaviness and searing energy. To date, Magnetic Eye Records have published [Redux] versions of Pink Floyd’s »The Wall«, Helmet’s »Meantime«, Black Sabbath’s »Vol. 4«, Hendrix’s »Electric Ladyland«, and Alice In Chains’ »Dirt«, which have included artists like Matt Pike, Pallbearer, The Melvins, All Them Witches, Khemmis, ASG, Zakk Wylde, Mark Lanegan, Scott Reeder, and many more mind-blowing artists.
Join a host of heavy rocking bands on the sixth foray into Redux territory as they pay due respect to the giant musical legend from Down Under!
01. Witchskull – Sin City
02. Kal-El – It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘N Roll)
03. Bob Balch & Tony Reed – What’s Next To The Moon
04. Kryptograf – Bad Boy Boogie
05. Blue Heron – Walk All Over You
06. Supersuckers – Overdose
07. Riff Lord – For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)
08. Solace – Whole Lotta Rosie
09. Red Mesa – If You Want Blood
10. Ghost Ship Ritual – The Razors Edge
11. Caustic Casanova – Dog Eat Dog
12. Electric Frankenstein – High Voltage
13. Domkraft – Night Prowler