See Emma Ruth Rundle, Mastodon, YOB, OMG Members Cover Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill”

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Two Minutes to Late Night’s “Bedroom Covers” series has been one of the best things to come out of the COVID-19 shutdown. The series sees Gwarsenio Hall — a.k.a. Two Minutes’ corpse-paint-slathered master of ceremonies, also a.k.a. Jordan Olds, the un-corpse-painted host of The Pit’s own talk show Last Words — assembling all-star ensembles of quarantined musicians to take on classic rock and metal songs. So far, highlights have included a Chelsea Wolfe-helmed take on Ozzy’s “Crazy Train,” a Neil Fallon-fronted rendition of AC/DC’s “Riff Raff,” a raucous playthrough of White Zombie’s “Super-Charger Heaven,” and an awesome performance of Guns N’ Roses’ “Rocket Queen” helmed by Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss, Poison the Well’s Ryan Primack and more. Two Minutes’ latest offering captures a one-time supergroup — featuring Emma Ruth Rundle (Marriages, Red Sparowes, the Nocturnes), Bill Kelliher (Mastodon), Aaron Rieseberg (YOB), Santos Montano (Old Man Gloom) and, of course, Olds himself — tackling Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill, ” which has re-popularized by singer Meg Myers. Watch below.

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