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Celine Dion Gets "Worst Ever Cover Song" For AC/DC Cover

Celine Dion's rendition of the AC/DC song "You Shook Me All Night Long" was given the dubious honour of "worst ever cover song" in the Total Guitar magazine survey.

Editor Stephen Lawson said Dion's cover was "sacrilege."

The experts also judged the best cover versions, with Jimi Hendrix's performance of the Bob Dylan song "All Along the Watchtower" top of the list.

Dion, who performed "You Shook Me All Night Long" at a Las Vegas concert six years ago, never released the track as a single.

Westlife's 1999 version of the ballad "More Than Words" by Extreme was third in the list.

Celine Dion butchers AC/DC's "You Shook Me All Night Long" Live:

Source: BBC News

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1. Cr4wf0rdT3x45J1ng0J4ng0 writes:

They should've hit her over the head with a pipe.

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2. wastedkitten writes:

I agree.

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 2:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. SonOfKalmah writes:

she should not be allowed to sing in the US anymore. what do you guys think are some of the best metal covers? or what bands stand out as doing real good covers? for me, type o negative stand out because they moreso do it in their own style. graveworm does losing my religion amazing.

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 2:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. deathbringer writes:

Oh, I should have searched for the video before I posted, but I've just added it (if you don't mind the torture).

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5. fearthedje writes:

As much as I f***ing HATE AC/DC this cover is about 1000 times worse.

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 3:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. ElHefe writes:

I love the Arch Enemy cover of Aces High and Starbreaker...those are the only two Arch Enemy songs I like actually...lol.

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 3:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Kalis_wrath writes:

*LMAO* This is a no-brainer! Anything this b**** does is crap!

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8. Blindgreed1 writes:

I actually had the razor on my wrist before I stopped the video. That was a close one.

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 3:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. killme,please writes:

i don't know who i want to kill more, her or myself

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10. Kalis_wrath writes:

^Her preferably. Hahaha!

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 4:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. fingermanz writes:

isnt she like 50?

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 4:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. LogAnarchy writes:

oh my god...this is blaspemy

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 5:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. metalfrEEEEEEk21 writes:

I love At The Gates cover of "Captor Of Sin" by Slayer. And I am NOT watching the video, I actually want my soul to live on, lol!!! And to Son Of Kalmah, dude, EVERYTHING that Graveworm does is amazing!!!!! And Kalmah is freakin radical also, one of my favorite bands!

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 5:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. broken face writes:

i read about this in the paper bout a week ago made me smile shes a old granny b**** who shud die :) for me six feet under version of this kicks asssssss. An ten masked meen do sum great covers check em out

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 5:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. BanjoMan writes:

That was fu*king torure.

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 7:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. BLACKDOG writes:

Saw it on that DIVA's special on vh1.It was painful at best.Unfortunatley she's a music icon & as a result.There are ton's of people out there who think she can do no wrong.As a sad sad SAD RESULT!!!! She's surrounded by yes people who don't have the stones to PLEASE STOP HER !!!!!

# Jun 30, 2008 @ 7:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. james44 writes:

don't care bout pop sh** diva

# Jul 1, 2008 @ 12:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. fadetoblack writes:

holly sh** i just watched that. what was i thinking? or better, what was she thinking?

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19. bulma writes:

loads of people hate celine dion,even rolling stones magazine named her one of the worst singers of all time,is it jealousy or hatred

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20. BoltThrower writes:

High On Fire's cover of Celtic Frost's "Jewel Throne" tops my list. It's hard to imagine someone being able to make that song heavier but High On Fire managed it.

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21. BoltThrower writes:

Um, tops my BEST list, not my WORST list.

# Jul 1, 2008 @ 8:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Farthammer writes:

Bon Scott's turning over in his grave.

# Jul 1, 2008 @ 8:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. russ writes:

i love ac dc celine you are not metal so stop trying be ok

# Jul 1, 2008 @ 11:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Txmetalhead writes:

That title about sums it up...really BAD cover...

# Jul 1, 2008 @ 11:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Valley_of_the_Dead writes:

lol... She's still worth a shag at her old age!

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26. Southern Bastard writes:

I'de hit it

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27. panzram writes:

she's a canadian idiot, but, she gives head like a champ

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28. ferretjoe writes:

crap on a stick, wait can't seem to find the stick. C.O.B. did a better job covering Spitney Beers, and Poison

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29. Kalis_wrath writes:

^You mean that you would feel like a huge homo? I would too if I were a man and heard her. She does remind me why its good to love my metal!

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30. Ace of Spades writes:

Cannibal Corpse's cover of No Remorse by Metallica. F***ing Awesome

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31. Rich M writes:

I like it

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32. xFiruath writes:

Ugh. Why the hell did I just watch that?

Graveworm's cover of "I Need A Hero" was awesome beyond human comprehension. They need to remake all the movies that used that song (Footloose, Shrek 2, etc.) and put in Graveworm's version.

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33. psythe writes:

^^lol, that sounds pretty hilarious. Might have to look out for that one.

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34. fadetoblack writes:

i always get a laugh from Children of Bodom's cover of the Brittany Spears song, "Oops I Did It Again" haha.

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35. sadimz writes:

Ooops celine did it again!!!!

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36. MetalMatt writes:

I don't know which singer is more ridiculous sounding or looking but the guitar player is Meredith Brooks who sang that song "b****". I've got a couple of her albums and she's a pretty badass musician. She writes all her own music and plays a mean guitar. Too bad she wasn't showcased more than the other 2 talentless hacks.

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37. That One Guy writes:

Oh God, that was horrible...

I've heard a few covers that I think are pretty cool..
Dimmu Borgir's cover of Accept's "Metal Heart"
Cannibal Corpse's covers of Metallica's "No Remorse" and Accept's "Demon's Night"
Children of Bodom's cover of Britney Spears' "Oops, I Did It Again" .. that one's hilarious.
..and At The Gates' cover of Slayer's "Captor of Sin" is pretty cool.. there's more, but I can't think of many right now.

Now playing - Bathory - "Woman of Dark Desires"

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38. barry o'hagan writes:

I think it's a pretty good version actually....not quite as good as Rolf Harris' rendition of Zep's 'Stairway 'or even The Scissor Sisters take on 'Comfortably Numb'.....there is nothing sacred in music and I bet the Youngs had a good old laugh.

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39. RememberMetal? writes:

To hear it is to go insane. Since I'm already there, no point in listening.

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40. godlike writes:

Yeah, this is pretty f^ckin bad..!!


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41. kallah writes:

Wow, she's f*cking humiliating my country more than Simple Plan.

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42. Chloroform writes:

The Amorphis cover of "Light my Fire" is pretty terrible...

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43. Red_Chord writes:

On behalf of all Canadians, I would like to point out that we have nothing to do with that and we were certain that she was locked up for good in Vegas but some idiot let her out...

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44. Kalis_wrath writes:

*LOL* Red, no worries. I think Celien Dipshiet is not even human!

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45. Red_Chord writes:

Yeah we have a tendencie to create animals that turns out to be complete douche bags

# Jul 4, 2008 @ 7:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. Dee writes:

She's so fu**in whack for doin' that cover. She can't sing and she's not metal!!!! I bet Bon Scott is cursing her a$$ out right now for doing some dum s**t like that.

# Jul 5, 2008 @ 7:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. That One Guy writes:

^ ...if Bon Scott were still alive he might be. But I assure you corpses do no talking.. unless they're possessed by Jeff Dunham?

...I don't know.

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48. That One Guy writes:

Ignore that last post. It sounded better in my head. Haha.

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49. Kalis_wrath writes:

The sad part is that poor Bon cant even defend him self!

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50. godlike writes:

Im not really sure why Bon Scott's was even brought up... This song was wrote and recorded after his death...!!


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51. godlike writes:

ooops... that should say "....Bon Scott's name was even brought up...
a little too high this evening..!!

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52. That One Guy writes:

I agree with you, godlike. I just think it's funny that Dee didn't even know who sang the song. Tsk tsk...

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53. binary_asphyxiation writes:

this is almost as amusing as when sheryl crow redid sweet child of mine. they both receive an A for choice at least....

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54. Red_Chord writes:

When are they going to do a cover of the song I just want to live from Good charlotte ? Made myself sick with that one...

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55. fadetoblack writes:

ah there have been some terrible covers...

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56. Fuck_A_Name writes:

I myself have actually done a Metal growl version of you shook me all night long for hilarity's sake. The band all knew how to play it, I knew all the lyrics, I was drunk as sh**, so why the hell not? It seemed like a good idea at the time, and it got everybody around laughing their asses off, which is what counts in the end....

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57. Red_Chord writes:

Yeah but it was a joke but she was SERIOUS...and the way she fakes playong guitar...omg

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58. Fuck_A_Name writes:

omfg. every time i read one of your comments, I can't help but laugh because I imagine them in the voice of achmed the dead terrorist. lol

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59. Blogden writes:

I don't know but I think Unleashed's cover of Venom's Countess Bathory is a pretty good homage to the original. Also yes, that is not only the worst cover but also the worst air guitar I've ever seen.

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60. Red_Chord writes:

To f*** a name...LOL I imagined it like you do and that was funny as heck...:O)

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61. Fuck_A_Name writes:

Ac/DC should sue her. I'll do it if they won't. :D

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62. Dee writes:

To posts 51 & 52, you're right about that. It's just the point that he was an AC/DC member. As a matter of fact , I was a little tipsy from Jack the nite when I wrote that post.....LoL!!! However, I agree with post 61...AC/DC should sue her washed-up a**!!

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63. Kalis_wrath writes:

Mmmmmmmm! Jack Daniels! *drolls*

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64. darkstar writes:

Who came in at #2 on the list?

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65. Madeleine writes:

I thought that was rather entertaining and I liked it. People bashing her couldn't sing 1% of what she can... what a bunch of loosers!

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66. Dark_Funeral writes:

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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67. Dark_Funeral writes:

hoo, that was funny.
I hope the a7x edition of pantera's "walk" is in the "Worst covers" area. my god.

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68. Jenny writes:

I agree with da A7x statement.
That was funny, but getting an ear ache isn't lol. That was terrible. People who don't know how to cover anything need to stop playing all together.

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69. SHREDDER13 writes:

I nearly died @ 2:05....

LMFAO DUDE!!!!!!!

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70. SHREDDER13 writes:

This is slightly funnier than Shakira's cover of "Back In Black"...

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71. Kalis_wrath writes:

Remind me guys that if I get a band together and start making albums to make it illegal for shiet pop, rap, and country bands to do covers of my songs?

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72. SHREDDER13 writes:

lol....
Just don't get signed to a crappy record label that will drain your talent.

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