Punk Goes Metal

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Punk Goes Metal
Compilation album by "Punk Goes..."
Released August 1, 2000
Recorded Various
Genre Punk rock, hardcore punk, crossover thrash, heavy metal
Length 64:57
Label Fearless
Producer Various
"Punk Goes..." chronology
Punk Goes Metal
Punk Goes Pop
(2002)Punk Goes Pop2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Punk Goes Metal was the first compilation album to be released as part of the Punk Goes... series created by Fearless Records. It features covers of heavy metal songs by punk rock bands and was released on August 1, 2000.

The Aquabats!' contribution, "Why Rock?", is actually an original composition, credited to fictional band "Leather Pyrate".[2]

Track listing[edit]

# Title Artist Original Artist(s) Length
1. "Breakin' the Law" Divit Judas Priest 2:09
2. "Talk Dirty to Me" Jughead's Revenge Poison 3:26
3. "My Michelle" AFI Guns N' Roses 3:33
4. "War Ensemble" Bigwig Slayer 5:10
5. "Heaven Isn't Too Far Away" New Found Glory Warrant 3:30
6. "Bark at the Moon" Strung Out Ozzy Osbourne 3:32
7. "I Remember You" The Ataris Skid Row 3:38
8. "Harvester of Sorrow" Link 80 Metallica 4:31
9. "Sexual Abuse" Guttermouth St. Madness 3:56
10. "T.N.T." Dynamite Boy AC/DC 3:19
11. "Little Fighter" Death By Stereo White Lion 4:09
12. "Youth Gone Wild" Swindle Skid Row 3:02
13. "I Don't Know" Turnedown Ozzy Osbourne 4:38
14. "Looks That Kill" Diesel Boy Mötley Crüe 3:46
15. "Holy Wars...The Punishment Due" Rx Bandits Megadeth 5:10
16. "Love Song" Ten Foot Pole Tesla 2:36
17. "Why Rock?" The Aquabats! Leather Pyrate (The Aquabats!) 4:52


  1. ^ "Punk Goes Metal [Fearless] - Various Artists". Allmusic. 
  2. ^ "Myths and Legends: Why Rock?". www.theaquabats.com. Archived from the original on May 9, 2006. Retrieved September 22, 2011.