Queensryche's biggest hit, like a lot of bands of the era, was a ballad. 'Silent Lucidity' is a gentle, acoustic driven song with orchestration to powerfully back the mood. Hey, even hardened metalheads can be softies at times! Here we have the song being played wonderfully by a young boy.
Yngwie Malmsteen is renowned for his neoclassical guitar shredding, which is unparalleled in metal. Here we have an 11-year-old kid willing to take on one of the world's best guitarists! The song he decided to cover is 'Vengeance' off Malmsteen's 1995 album, 'Magnum Opus.'
Here's something Dave Grohl would be proud to see! As a huge activist for getting children involved in music, Grohl has inspired the youth time and time again with Nirvana and the Foo Fighters. These two proudly count the musician among their influences as they take on the Foo Fighters' hit 'Everlong.'
Here's a group of kids who can truly appreciate Alice Cooper's hit song 'School's Out,' considering they're still in grade school! No more teachers, no more pencils, just guitars, bass, drums, and some killer vocals from a 10-year-old girl!
We've heard lullaby version of heavy metal songs, we've heard string quartet versions of metal songs, and even some pop artists have covered some of metal's most cherished anthems, but this might be the one version nobody expected. Sung in the style of Michael McDonald, Las Vegas act the Guilty Pleasures recently covered Iron Maiden's classic 'Run to the Hills' in their own 'Yacht Rock' style.
Calling themselves Room 4, this band's members range from ages 9 to 14, with one of them a member of the Mini Band, whom we've featured before. Watch Room 4 rock out in this video clip from 2012 as they cover a Shinedown hit!
We're going to forgo making any bad puns here about how sweet this drum cover is by this child. Oops! Sorry, we couldn't help it! Getting down to business, this kid rocks his drum kit jamming out to Guns N' Roses classic track 'Sweet Child O' Mine.' We're gonna nickname him 'Steven Toddler.'
One of the best things about kids is that they have no pre-conceived notions about certain things like music. They know nothing about the sub-culture of each genre and the politics within it. Their minds fall into the realm of "I may not know art, but I know what I like." In this case, art is brutal death metal.
When cranking some System of a Down, this parent decided that 'B.Y.O.B' stands for Bring Your Own Baby as 'Chop Suey!' poured out of the speakers. This toddler is given a guitar to hold and pretend to be in the band, but dancing takes priority!
While his classmates are idolizing today's current crop of pop stars, this kid is busy channeling Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine as he performs an impressive rendition of the Megadeth classic 'Angry Again.'
Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe meets a lot of admirers when the band is out on tour, but the vocalist recently shared a humorous anecdote from the road where he obliviously met and hung out with Michael C. Hall, star of the recently wrapped TV series 'Dexter.'
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