June 12th, 2014
Aussie band 5 Seconds of Summer have cited punk-rockers Green Day as an influence, but now they’re taking their admiration to a new level. For Kerrang! Magazine’s upcoming American Idiot tribute album, the band has recorded a cover of the iconic album’s title track.
The track stays pretty loyal to its original version, barreling through with a palpable energy that reminds us just why we loved that album so much.
Check out 5 Seconds of Summer’s cover of Green Day’s American Idiot below and let us know what you think!
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