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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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A classic.

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

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10. Resonance, “Sober” (Tool cover)

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

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

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

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From the soundtrack of A Mighty Wind.

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

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So fascinated and confused right now.

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