10 All-String Covers of Popular Rock Songs

October 25, 2019

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Sometimes when you take the loud guitars, drums and vocals of rock music and fuse them with the elegance and discipline of a classically-trained symphony, it is like two opposite ends of the musical spectrum colliding. But when the Finnish cellists of Apocalyptica burst onto the scene with their captivating all-string covers of Metallica, they made it possible that rock music could be listened in a whole new light.

That, and we would have had some killer cello covers and mosh pits in the 1700's and 1800's if Mozart and Beethoven knew how rock music could have sounded with a string quartet.

So sit back and enjoy some of these all-string covers of some well-known rock songs with your pinkies high.