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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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”!
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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, […]