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Punk Goes Pop 2 Features Metal Bands?

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Fearless Records is releasing another "Punk Goes...", this time the sequel to "Punk Goes Pop" called, not to out-do themselves with creativity, "Punk Goes Pop 2."

However, the word punk has evolved since you bought the first CD of the eight CD series (did they really have to make that many?), the new compilation, scheduled for a March 10, 2009 release date, features some of your favorite metal bands trying their hand at some radio-friendly pop tunes that you would only find on your little sister's pink iPod nano.

You can go ahead and pre-order on the Fearless Records website and it will also come with "Punk Goes Pop" and you are entered in a contest to win all of the eight CDs of "Punk Goes..."

If you're looking forward to seeing who is on the tracks, let me spoil the surprise with the track listing:

1. Alesana - "What Goes Around..."
2. Silverstein - "Apologize"
3. August Burns Red - "...Baby One More Time"
4. Mayday Parade - "When I Grow Up"
5. A Day to Remember - "Over My Head (Cable Car)"
6. Escape the Fate - "Smooth"
7. There For Tomorrow - "Ice Box"
8. Chiodos - "Flagpole Sitta"
9. Bayside - "Beautiful Girls"
10. Breathe Carolina - "See You Again"
11. The Cab - "Disturbia"
12. A Static Lullaby - "Toxic"
13. Four Year Strong - "Love Song"
14. Attack Attack! - "I Kissed a Girl"

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1. FocusShift writes:

Metal bands? As in plural? The only band up listed there that's even metalcore is August Burns Red. It's a catchy cover I'll give it that but metal bands is pushing it.

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 1:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. BrunoHockalugie writes:

This should be called"Emo-Pop goes Top 40"

There is nothing "punk" about anyone of those bands and I have no clue where the alleged metal band is in that list of Warped Tour emo bands.

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 1:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Simon writes:

Where's the metal bands? Can't see any in that list

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 1:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Jenny writes:

Lol at post 3.

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 2:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. MetallicPunk writes:

While I like a good number of those groups(keep your opinions to yourself) I dont find any one of them metal at all.

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 6:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. bbristowe writes:

YOU keep YOUR opinions to yourself. butthead.

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 6:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. btbamfav20 writes:

hahaha August burns red is barely metal... lol "metal bandS"

Now listening to: Burdens Of A Dying World - Conducting From The Grave

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 8:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Fuck_A_Name writes:

If anything, these bands,( at least the ones I've heard) are post-hardcore.

I know Chiodos is at least. My stepsister loves them. Her only redeeming factor is that she loves Slayer without needing me to get her into it. But still, she likes Chiodos.

the abnds I've heard form this, dont even need to transition their sound too much to sound exactly like the originals anyway. Covers of pop songs are probably what these bands played in their garages while we were jamming out to Master of Puppets and Raining Blood anyway.

I hate the mainstream media's view of what is and isnt metal. They're always wrong. Retards.

Now Playing: Origin- The Beyond Within

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 9:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. BenjaminBreeg writes:

...stunning bands huh? :P

I'm going to go do something more enjoyable than listning to these covers. I think its about time I cut off my arm with a rusty steak knife without anything to dull the pain.

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 10:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. XWigglesX writes:

Punk? Piss off. None of these bands are punk. Anyone who thinks these bands are punk should be shot.
If these bands were "punk" they wouldn't be doing something that is all about money would they?

# Feb 24, 2009 @ 10:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. StabbingTheDrama writes:

I gotta admit that I like August Burns Red and A Day to Remember. I really like August Burns Red's version of ...Baby One More time

# Feb 25, 2009 @ 2:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. XshredddX writes:

People need to have an open mind about music. Punk Goes Crunk was tight .A Day To Remember's cover of Over My Head comes out today! I'm stoked

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 12:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. charest writes:

ever puke a little , odd, just happened

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 1:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. XWigglesX writes:

12, people on here have an open mind. No one likes this for many reasons. Mainly because some f***wit has the nerve to label a bunch of corporate backed pop bands punk. None are punk and none ever will be.

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 1:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Demented_Clown writes:

only band on here i like is august burns red, rest are sh**ty , well form the ones i have heard

# Feb 26, 2009 @ 3:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. joeyd writes:

you guys are all fags, cause adtr is the best band ever, and most of your hxc little metal bands suck nutsack. listen to straight up hxc sh** then talk. you guys are a bunch of all-black wearing fa**ot who can't even throw down at shows....HOMOS

# Mar 2, 2009 @ 12:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. XWigglesX writes:

Um I listen to real hardcore. I don't wear all black. ADTR are fail.

# Mar 2, 2009 @ 1:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. joeyd writes:

well so is your life then..

# Mar 2, 2009 @ 5:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Fuck_A_Name writes:

^no actually just ADTR are fail. ive heard them,and their music does not make a sane person want to "throw down".

August burn Red is probably the only band on this list I wouldnt yell at someone for listening to, but even then, crawling on thin ice in my toleration of scene music.

# Mar 2, 2009 @ 7:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. XWigglesX writes:

Nope my life is great. So yeah.

# Mar 2, 2009 @ 10:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. durka writes:

children of bodom's Britney cover is unbeatable imho

# Mar 3, 2009 @ 6:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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