'Punk Goes Classic Rock' Lands In U.S. Top 25

"Punk Goes Classic Rock" — a selection of the best up-and-coming alternative rock bands, including MAYDAY PARADE, THE ALMOST, FOREVER THE SICKEST KIDS and NEVER SHOUT NEVER, doing their own cover versions of classic tracks by such bands as JOURNEY, QUEEN, KISS and DEF LEPPARD —sold 15,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 23 on The Billboard 200 chart.

Released on April 27 via Fearless Records, "Punk Goes Classic Rock" is the ninth in the series of the highly-successful "Punk Goes..." compilation series that has already sold over 600,000 albums and 1.5 million singles over the past decade.

Over the past ten years, the "Punk Goes..." series has become an internationally recognized brand, with past compilations featuring name acts such as THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS, GYM CLASS HEROES, JACK'S MANNEQUIN, THRICE, ALL TIME LOW, and PLAIN WHITE T'S. Past compilations include "Punk Goes Pop 1" and "Punk Goes Pop 2", "Punk Goes Acoustic" and "Punk Goes Crunk".

"Punk Goes Classic Rock" track listing:

01. HIT THE LIGHTS - "More Than A Feeling" (originally recorded by BOSTON)
02. VERSA EMERGE - "Paint It Black" (originally recorded by THE ROLLING STONES)
03. THE ALMOST - "Free Fallin'" (originally recorded by TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS)
04. MAYDAY PARADE - "We Are The Champions" (originally recorded by QUEEN)
05. THE SUMMER SET - "Rock 'n Roll All Nite" (originally recorded by KISS)
06. WE THE KINGS - "Caught Up In You" (originally recorded by .38 SPECIAL)
07. A SKYLIT DRIVE - "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" (originally recorded by JOURNEY)
08. I SEE STARS - "Your Love" (originally recorded by THE OUTFIELD)
09. PIERCE THE VEIL - "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" (originally recorded by BLUE ÖYSTER CULT)
10. FOREVER THE SICKEST KIDS - "Crazy Train" (originally recorded by OZZY OSBOURNE)
11. THE MAINE - "Pour Some Sugar On Me" (originally recorded by DEF LEPPARD)
12. ENVY ON THE COAST - "All Along The Watchtower" (originally recorded by BOB DYLAN)
13. EVERY AVENUE - "Take Me Home Tonight" (originally recorded by EDDIE MONEY)
14. NEVER SHOUT NEVER - "Bohemian Rhapsody" (originally recorded by QUEEN)
15. BLESSTHEFALL - "Dream On" (originally recorded by AEROSMITH)

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