10 Amazing Rock Cover Songs You Haven't Heard Before

10. Within Temptation - Radioactive (Imagine Dragons)

Unlike the other bands mentioned, Within Temptation covered a relatively new song to earn a place in this list. Although the Dutch symphonic rockers have been around for almost 25 years now, they have scarcely benefited from exposure beyond the realms of rock.

Within Temptation are most well-known for their singles 'Faster', 'Stand my Ground', 'Angels' and plenty of others. However, their 2013 cover of Imagine Dragons' smash-hit single certainly deserves more credit.

Imagine Dragons originally released 'Radioactive' in 2012 and Within Temptation clearly took a liking to this anthem tinged pop tune, as they released their take on the song less than 12 months later.

Maybe releasing a cover of the song so close to its initial release didn't help the popularity or exposure of Within Temptation's cover, as fans were still jamming out to the original at that point. However, this rocked up, catchy and charismatic take on 'Radioactive' is still a must hear for all rock fans.

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