Red Fang Premiere Cover of Elvis’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love With You”

Red Fang are an awesome group of dudes. Their sludgy/stoner sound is easily recognizable and their music never disappoints. Their most recent album, Whales and Leeches, came out in October 2013 (you can stream it here) and features killer tracks like “Blood Like Cream”, “Crows In Swine”, and “No Hope”. Up next for the Portland rockers is a limited edition 7″ courtesy of Volcom to promote the band’s upcoming tour. The 7″ will include this cover of Elvis Presley’s “Can’t Help Falling In Love With You” featured in this article as well as a cover of Fraggle Rock’s “Why”. You can stream the cover via Loudwire.

Red Fang said about the Elvis cover:

“We were asked to cover an Elvis song a while back and none of us are really Elvis fans so we were kind of at a loss.  We had this dark and doomy jam we’d been kickin’ around for a while and we thought ‘what if we just record our own song and see if we can make the lyrics fit somehow?’  And to our surprise it turned out pretty rad!  Maybe Elvis is spinning in his grave, but I dig it.”

Red Fang is heading out on the road starting September 30th with Wild Throne and Whores. The tour dates appear below:

Sep 30: Missoula, MT The Palace Lounge (No Whores)
Oct 01: Billings, MT – Pub Station
Oct 02: Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge w/ Caspian, Whores, Wild Throne
Oct 03: Ft. Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
Oct 05: Kansas City, MO – Riot Room
Oct 06: St. Louis, MO – Firebird
Oct 07: Chicago, IL – Subterranean
Oct 08: Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups
Oct 09: Pittsburgh, PA – Altar Bar
Oct 10: Brooklyn, NY – Palisades
Oct 11: Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts
Oct 13: Raleigh, NC – Kings
Oct 14: Atlanta, GA – Masquerade – Hell
Oct 16: New Orleans, LA – Siberia
Oct 17: Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live
Oct 18: Austin, TX – Mohawk
Oct 19: Houston, TX – Warehouse Studio
Oct 21: Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
Oct 22: Phoenix AZ – The Rebel Lounge
Oct 23: San Diego, CA – Casbah
Oct 24: San Bernardino, CA – Knotfest (no support)
Oct 25: Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival @ Gibson Ranch Park (no support)

Here is the original version of the song, should you wish to compare the two.


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