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Take Cover: Linkin Park’s ‘Burn It Down’

Rolling Stone’s Jenny Eliscu grades the YouTube stars covering today’s hot songs

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Chester Bennington of Linkin Park performs at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on January 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Dylan Dunlap

YouTube Channel: MrDylanDunlapMusic

Sixteen year-old pianist Dylan Dunlap's rendition is somehow gloomy and jaunty at the same time, highlighting the strength of the melody while making it feel inordinately cheesier than it ought to. He's got a Broadway-friendly voice, and you could see him doing this version on American Idol and J.Lo loving it.

Presentation: B-

Performance: C+

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