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Listen to Metallica’s “Wherever I May Roam” via banjo, mandolin, and more

Posted by on January 11, 2017

The Youtube artist known as Banjo Guy Ollie who covered video game classics like the themes from as Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Brothers, published a brand new video today with Metallica’s “Wherever I May Roam.” Ollie commented the following about this unique cover:   “I’m Starting the new year in style with a cover of the Metallica title […]

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Here’s a banjo Master of Puppets cover from Rob Scallon

Posted by on May 2, 2016

Rob Scallon might be the biggest banjo artist since Kermit the Frog picked up one to sing about rainbows. He’s definitely bought the instrument to metal in a new way, covering Slayer’s “Angel of Death” on the instrument as well as Metallica’s “Enter Sandman.” He’s pretty good at figuring out when something works well, because he’s […]

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The “Enter Sandman” Banjo Cover We All Wanted

Posted by on March 30, 2015

In the past year we have seen our fair share of metal banjo covers. Most of them come from Rob Scallon, but there’s more out there. Hell, Spinefarm even signed Steve ‘n Seagulls. With acoustic stringed non-guitar covers of metal songs essentially a cottage industry, there’s always room for more. From the mind of Banjo […]

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Rob Scallon returns with spooky Spawn of Possession banjo cover

Posted by on October 30, 2014

Rob Scallon might be insane. There, we’ve said it. There’s really no other reason why he would cover Spawn of Possession’s “Church of Deviance” on a banjo. It being Halloween tomorrow, he gave this one a horror movie vibe, performing in what looks like a blood-splattered basement. There’s also a ghost that plays slide whistle, […]

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