Heavy Metal Band Orion’s Reign has performed and recorded their very own heavy metal cover of the Christmas classic tune “Carol Of The Bells”, and it’s just so extraordinary that we couldn’t help but share it with you today. We’re drawing closer and closer to Christmas, and covers like these make the season that much more badass! Formed in 2001, the heavy metal band from Athens, Greece has toyed with lyrical fantasy sounds, and is labeled by Ice Warrior Records. Check out their version of “Carol Of The Bells”, plus lyrics to the original song below!
BON Family! We’re getting so close to Christmas! Less than 3 weeks now! That’s why today, we have to share this incredible video with you. A dude somewhere in this great nation of ours, or maybe even outside of it (we’re not sure, to be honest) really wanted to make a statement with his Christmas lights and decorations this year. So what did he do? Well, he rigged his lights to play along with Metallica’s “One”, from their 1988 Album, And Justice For All. Shared by 96.9 Rock FM, out of Athens, Greece, this video proves that nothing says Christmas quite like Metallica.
The 12 Days Of A Biker Christmas
We found this funny biker Christmas song, and hope you all enjoy it as you’re preparing for this 2016 Christmas season! Whether you’re wrapping gifts, cozied up by the fire, getting ready to travel out of town to see family, or joining in on the hustle and bustle of the Christmas shopping season, we’d like for you to take a moment to slow down, sit down, and listen to this great, funny biker Christmas song – “Santa’s A Biker”.
Traditional Christmas music is great, don’t get us wrong. But as motorcycle enthusiasts, we even like our Christmas experience to be on the edgy, more badass side of things. Which is why today, we’re sharing 5 Christmas songs that’ll ensure you have a rocking holiday! Check out the list below!
Ok, bear with us here, as there aren’t many Thanksgiving songs to choose from. But this holiday can’t go by without some music, so please, enjoy Adam Sandler’s “The Thanksgiving Song”!
The Christmas season is upon us BON Brothers & Sisters!
Who ever said you can’t have some rock and roll with your Christmas tunes? Back in 2008, hard-rock singer/songwriter Alice Cooper released a totally badass version of the 1934 “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”, and it’s infused with all of the extravagant and theatrical fashion we’d always expect from Alice Cooper. From the 2008 Christmas hard-rock compilation album We Wish You A Metal Xmas and A Headbanging New Year, this version of the classic Christmas tune will have you headbanging with some holiday spirit!
“Ride To Live, Live To Ride” By Twisted Sister
Legendary songwriter and performer Leonard Cohen, who is best know for his work on the wildly popular song ‘Hallelujah’ has passed away at the age of 82. His work, spanning a time period of nearly 50 years, included songs that touched on many controversial subjects over the decades, dealing with love and hate, sex, spirituality, war and peace, as well as ecstasy and depression.
#MannMonday meets #MusicMonday with this awesome slideshow of motorcycle artist David Mann’s best work set to the tune of One Last Ride by Molly Hatchet.
This week’s #MusicMonday pick is an oldie but goodie from blues rock band Canned Heat.
Canned Heat rose to fame with hits such as “On the Road Again” (1968), “Let’s Work Together” (1970), and “Going Up the Country” (1969), with the latter becoming the unofficial anthem for the Woodstock music festival.
Continue reading “Music Monday: Harley Davidson Blues by Canned Heat”
If you’ve been to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the last decade, there’s a good chance you’re already familiar with Charlie Brechtel. Known to his fans a “Good Time Charlie,” he performs nightly on his own stage during the Sturgis Rally.
Continue reading “Music Monday: Charlie Brechtel Band Live at Sturgis Buffalo Chip”
Today’s pick for #MusicMonday comes from the motorcycle-riding, freedom-loving American badass himself, the one and only Kid Rock.
Continue reading “Music Monday: Born Free by Kid Rock”
Are you the biggest Rolling Stones fan? Test your knowledge with this fun quiz! The Rolling Stones are an awe-inspiring monster of a rock band, legends around the world since the 1960s, but how good is your fan knowledge of this behemoth group? Take the quiz below and leave a comment with your score. Continue reading “The Ultimate Rolling Stones Fan Quiz”
Led Zeppelin band mates Robert Plant and Jimmy Page are being taken to court for a copyright infringement lawsuit against the hit Led Zeppelin song “Stairway to Heaven”. The band Spirit is claiming that Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven”, released in 1971, is too similar to their track titled “Taurus” which was released in 1966. Continue reading “Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven” Facing Copyright Lawsuit”
Here’s an extremely rare track featuring the isolated vocals of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Ronnie Van Zant singing “Simple Man”. If you listen closely, you’ll hear Ronnie Van Zant pour his entire heart and soul into this song. The unfiltered track was released in memory of Ronnie Van Zant in 2009. Continue reading “Tribute To Lynyrd Skynyrd – Ronnie Van Zant “Simple Man” Isolated Vocals”
The Charlie Daniels Band brings down the house at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in Birmingham, Alabama with their performance of “What This World Needs Is A Few More Rednecks”. Continue reading “The Charlie Daniels Band “What This World Needs Is A Few More Rednecks” (LIVE)”
Easy Rider is hands-down one of the coolest biker movies ever made with an even greater soundtrack. Check out the music video below for “The Weight” by The Band featuring classic footage from the motorcycle movie Easy Rider starring Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper. Continue reading “This Footage From “Easy Rider” Will Give You Major Nostalgia”
Merry Christmas BON Brothers & Sisters!
Here’s a funny Christmas song about Santa and his Harley-Davidson. Sorry about the bad video quality, but the sound isn’t too bad. The “Harley-Davidson Christmas” song is by Richard Steel Hemingway. Continue reading “A Funny Harley-Davidson Christmas Song”
Here’s a fun quiz to test your Classic Rock music knowledge! Think you can beat the highest score? Who will reign our King and Queen of Classic Rock? Take the quiz below and let us know what you got in the comments. Continue reading “How Well Do You Know Classic Rock? Take The Quiz!”
This tribute music video is dedicated to of all of our fallen brothers & sisters of the road. If you have a loved one or a dear friend who has passed and you would like them to be remembered, please leave their memory in the comments. They will remain in our hearts forever and they will never be forgotten. Continue reading ““Cowboys Like Us” A Tribute To Fallen Brothers & Sisters”
I’m sure we all know someone like this… he’s usually rocking brand new leathers and riding a super-clean motorcycle, not because he just cleaned it, but because he’s someone who rarely rides. They always pretend to be “tough” and show off any chance they get. Continue reading “Funny “Wannabe” Biker Song”
If you’re a blues fan, you’ll really enjoy this great riding tune.
It’s a blues tune called “Hog Riding Fool” by William Van Dyke. William Van Dyke is a Vietnam veteran, biker, singer, songwriter, and musician. Continue reading ““Hog Riding Fool” Music By William Van Dyke”
There’s something about playing guitars and riding motorcycles that seems to go hand in hand. Over the years there have been several incredible musicians who’ve enjoyed the freedom of riding a motorcycle on the open road.
Led Zeppelin is a British rock band that formed in 1968. The band is made up of Robert Plant (vocals), Jimmy Page (guitar, theremin), John Bonham (drums), and John Paul Jones (bass). Continue reading “Led Zeppelin – “Whole Lotta Love” Live 1973″
Ask what band is the greatest biker band of all time and ZZ Top is always on the list if not at the top of the list. Continue reading “Is ZZ Top The Greatest Biker Band?”
Who is the greatest biker band of all time.
Certainly Lynryd Skynryd has to be on any list.
Southern Rock phenom Lynryd Skynryd performs Sweet Home Alabama at the Oakland Coliseum Stadium in Oakland, California. This was recorded live in June 1977. Continue reading “Who is the Greatest Biker Band?”
Hank Williams, Jr (aka Bocephus) is an American singer-songwriter. His music is a blend of Southern rock, blues and country. He is the son of Hank Williams.
Continue reading “Hank Williams Jr and Gretchen Wilson Outlaw Women”
Hank Williams Jr’s rebellious mix of country, rock, and blues was the perfect soundtrack for kickstarting Sturgis’ 75th celebration. Hank Jr. rocked the house this past August at the Broken Spoke Campground during the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. His last performance at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was back in 2004.
We believe happiness is… a motorcycle, a full tank of gas, the open road, and a rockin’ road trip mix. There’s nothing like letting loose in the wind while jamming to your favorite pedal to the metal tunes. With the help from BikerOrNot.com members, we’ve put together an ultimate motorcycle road trip playlist to get you revved up for your next ride. Continue reading “The Ultimate Wind Therapy Playlist”