13 Mellow Acoustic Covers Of Hard Rock Songs

Are these soft, folky versions better than the originals?

1. The Bailey Hounds, “The Great Southern Trendkill” (Pantera cover)

CHILLS. So eerily beautiful.

2. Djali Zwan, “Number of the Beast” (Iron Maiden cover)

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3. Matt Heafy, “Harvest” (Opeth cover)

4. Taken By Trees, “Sweet Child O’ Mine” (Guns N Roses cover)

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5. Hayseed Dixie, “Rock & Roll All Nite” (Kiss cover)

Does the idea of Kiss-gone-bluegrass amuse or disgust you? This song will help you decide for sure.

6. Tori Amos, “Raining Blood” (Slayer cover)

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7. Bif Naked, “Nothing Else Matters” (Metallica cover)

8. Johnny Cash, “Hurt” (Nine Inch Nails cover)

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A classic.

9. Savannah King, “War Pigs” (Black Sabbath cover)

10. Resonance, “Sober” (Tool cover)

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11. Asylum Street Spankers, “TV Party” (Black Flag cover)

Black Flag + bluegrass = !?!?!???

12. The Folksmen, “Start Me Up” (Rolling Stones cover)

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From the soundtrack of A Mighty Wind.

13. Rasputina, “Torniquet” (Marilyn Manson cover)


So fascinated and confused right now.

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