Everybody has to begin someplace, and earlier than Trivium‘s Matt Heafy delivered among the most killer gutturals in steel, he really was a pop-punk child. Heafy shared his previous whereas highlighting a brand new collaboration he did with Ten Second Songs mastermind Anthony Vincent, with the pair teaming as much as cowl Blink-182‘s “dammit” in 20 totally different types.
Teasing the collaboration by way of social media, Heafy wrote, “Do you know that the primary band I ever tried out for – on the age of 11/12 – was a pop punk band? My tryout music was ‘dammit.'”
He provides, “Once I didn’t make it within the band (cuz I stunk at guitar) – I gave up on music. A yr later – I used to be launched to Metallica’s black album – then I practiced endlessly and went down the trail I’m on right now.”
That stated, Heafy says he is all the time beloved Blink-182 and particularly the music “dammit” and was “honored” when he was provided the possibility to affix Vincent for his newest “20 types” video, exhibiting off his vary in protecting the music.
Vincent has develop into one of many extra common YouTube personalities exhibiting his vocal vary on covers of common tracks, and for this “20 types” video he pulls in Heafy for the enjoyable. The start really permits each musicians to commerce off vocals whereas Heafy performs guitar on a straight up cowl in Blink’s authentic melodic fashion. However issues take an excellent heavy flip instantly with each bringing the aggression protecting the music as if have been performed by Slipknot.
Heafy will get to then pull again taking up the observe as if performed with the vocal strategy of Rammstein’s Until Lindemann and likewise reveals off his steel mimicry performing parts devoted to Amon Amarth, Powerwolf, Meshuggah, Emperor and Kind O Adverse’s types.
As this falls underneath Vincent’s authentic concept, the singer handles a majority of the totally different types, taking up David Bowie, The Killers, Garth Brooks, Devo, Sleep Token, Bush, Ol’ Soiled Bastard, Fall Out Boy, Michael Jackson and Lorna Shore, however Heafy comes again into the combo late as Vincent sings in Unhealthy Faith and Danny Elfman types.
Watch the vocal theatrics play out within the entertaining cowl of Blink-182’s “dammit” under.