Watch Five Funny At the Drive-In Covers

Cedric Bixler-Zavala of At The Drive-In performs on stage at Splendour In The Grass on July 27, 2012 in Byron Bay, Australia. Photo: Matt Roberts/Getty Images

For At the Drive-In, turbulence has always been the norm. After their “hiatus” in 2001, the band split into two factions: indie-rock outfit Sparta and experimental prog-rockers the Mars Volta. The past couple years have been especially nuts: Setting aside a decade of interview squabbling and sonic disconnect, the beloved post-hardcore band reunited for a brief 2012 tour, but nothing further than that. That hasn’t stopped their fans from doing up their own tributes to the band. Here’s some of the more “interesting” takes that have popped up on YouTube over the years.

1. “Arcarsenal” Electric Guitar Cover

Covering “Arcarsenal,” the throat-punching opener from Relationship of Command, this very emo guitarist leaves it all on the floor. He gets a little ahead of the beat around the one-minute mark — but as Jack Black once said, “rock and roll ain’t about doing things perfect.”

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