Red Hot Chili Peppers, James Brown, AC/DC, Smashing Pumpkins and the Cranberries face elimination.
Though this version is not permitted for tournament scoring purposes, if you dig U2, treat yourself to one of the great performances of all-time, “Bad” at Live Aid 1985. Bono’s voice circa 1985 is among the best in rock history.
#1 Under the Bridge (Red Hot Chili Peppers) vs. #16 Don’t Be Cruel (Elvis Presley)
#8 Papa’s Gotta Brand New Bag (James Brown) vs. #9 Paint It Black (Rolling Stones)
#4 You Shook Me All Night Long (AC/DC) vs. #13 Bad (U2)
#5 Bullet With Butterfly Wings (Smashing Pumpkins) vs. #12 Zombie (Cranberries)