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Viral Video: Rob Scallon Plays a Song Using Only Pinch Harmonics

Viral Video: Rob Scallon Plays a Song Using Only Pinch Harmonics

Chicago-based guitarist Rob Scallon is, as we’ve shown in the past, the guy who covers Slayer and Cannibal Corpse songs with banjos and ukuleles. Here, Rob goes plays a full song using only pinch harmonics. As he says: “Pinch harmonics are always the best part of a riff. So why use anything else?” Check out […]

Viral Video: Watch a Group of Kids Perform Slipknot's "Duality"

Viral Video: Watch a Group of Kids Perform Slipknot’s “Duality”

The O’Keefe Music Foundation is a non-profit that helps kids learn about music performance and production, as well as record their own music for free. And what some of those kids decided to record is an awesome version of Slipknot’s “Duality.” According to a statement by the O’Keefe Foundation: “After practicing their parts for nearly a […]

Viral Video: Rob Scallon Plays "Bach Metal"

Viral Video: Rob Scallon Plays “Bach Metal”

Chicago-based guitarist Rob Scallon is, as we’ve shown in the past, the guy who covers Slayer and Cannibal Corpse songs with banjos and ukuleles. Here, Rob goes full-on classical metal. This video, as he says, features him playing “Bach’s ‘Badinerie’ if he was in a metal band.” Check out the video below and let us know what […]

Viral Video: Check Out a Banjo Cover of Job For a Cowboy's "Entombment of a Machine"

Viral Video: Check Out a Banjo Cover of Job For a Cowboy’s “Entombment of a Machine”

Chicago-based guitarist Rob Scallon has covered Slayer and Metallica songs on banjo in the past, and now he’s given the banjo treatment to Job For a Cowboy, for their song “Entombment of a Machine.” Check out the insane video below and let us know what you think in the comments!

Viral Video: Galactic Empire Give the 'Star Wars' Theme a Heavy Metal Makeover

Viral Video: Galactic Empire Give the ‘Star Wars’ Theme a Heavy Metal Makeover

Killswitch Engage recently dressed up as Star Wars characters for the new issue of Revolver, and now, to continue the ‘Force Awakens’ fervor, a band calling themselves Galactic Empire have delivered an epic metal version of composer John Williams’ famous ‘Star Wars’ theme music. As it turns out, Galactic Empire consists of some pedigreed metal men—Carson […]

Viral Video: Watch a Black Metal Ode to Christmas — Performed By Sock Puppets

Viral Video: Watch a Black Metal Ode to Christmas — Performed By Sock Puppets

SockPuppetParody have posted their newest video, this one a black metal ode to Christmas titled “The Summoning.” Check out the video below and let us know what you think in the comments! MORE SOCK PUPPETS: Watch Socknot parody Slipknot’s “Wait and Bleed”! and Watch Lintallica parody Metallica’s “Master of Puppets”!

Viral Video: Watch a Black Metal Version of "All I Want For Christmas is You"

Viral Video: Watch a Black Metal Version of “All I Want For Christmas is You”

Woods of Trees, who describe themselves as “the darkest, Kvltest, swaggest Black Metal from the depths of Hel,” have posted a black metal version of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas.” Said the band: “Gather round, Necrolords ov ultimate malignance, and witness this new abhorrent kreation by yours truly. Let us stain this joyous […]

Viral Video: Watch a One-Man "Guitar Orchestra" Play the 'Star Wars' Theme

Viral Video: Watch a One-Man “Guitar Orchestra” Play the ‘Star Wars’ Theme

In this brand-new video (posted to YouTube December 7), Cooper Carter plays all 31 orchestral parts heard in the original big-screen version of the ‘Star Wars’ theme song—on guitar! We’re talking about the full orchestra here, including the oboe parts, the flute parts, the violin and viola parts, etc. “Forty-five tracks, 31 orchestral parts, 12 Star Wars shirts […]

Watch a Cover of Rage Against the Machine's "Killing in the Name"—on Banjo

Watch a Cover of Rage Against the Machine’s “Killing in the Name”—on Banjo

Banjo Guy Ollie, who has done bluegrass-infused  covers of everything from Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” to the theme from ‘Street Fighter,’ has uploaded his newest creation—a banjo led cover of Rage Against the Machine’s rap-metal classic, “Killing in the Name.” Check out the cover below and let us know what you think in the comments!

Viral Video: Watch President Obama "Sing" Korn's "Freak On A Leash"

Viral Video: Watch President Obama “Sing” Korn’s “Freak On A Leash”

A few weeks back, while awarding the Medal of Honor to former Army captain Florent Groberg in a Veteran’s Day ceremony, President Obama made a joke about how he was “not the lead singer from Korn.” The comment came in response to a story that Groberg, who had been badly injured tackling a suicide bomber in Afghanistan in 2012, […]