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We’ve all been to a show or two (or twelve) when the headliner opts to incorporate a cover into the setlist.

Some can feature a surprise appearance, like when AC/DC’s Brian Johnson popped up at a Billy Joel show in 2014 to sing “You Shook Me All Night Long.”

Brian Johnson & Billy Joel - You Shook Me All Night Long (Orlando - Dec. 31, 2014)

AC/DC's Brian Johnson joins Billy Joel on stage for a performance of "You Shook Me All Night Long" at Amway Center in Orlando, FL, on New Year's Eve, December 31, 2014.

Sometimes, they can be by an artist from a different genre, like when rapper Machine Gun Kelly added Motley Crue’s “Shout At The Devil” into his setlist on his recent tour, a nod to portraying Tommy Lee in The Dirt.

MGK shout at the Devil

Mgk shout at the devil doing drums and intro to rap ????

But are covers always a good thing? We pose that question in the poll below. Let us know what you think!

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.