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Celtic Tribute to Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters” —Listen

We’ve heard plenty of covers of Metallica songs over the years.

But this might be a first.

Below, listen to “Nothing Else Matters,” performed by a group called the Boys of County Nashville.

The band pulls out all the stops in this Celtic tribute, with flute, fiddle, acoustic guitars and more.

According to AllMusic.com, the Boys of County Nashville released an album, The Celtic tribute to Metallica, in 2008.

“Nothing Else Matters” is featured on Metallica’s seminal self-titled record and was released in 1992 as the third single from the album.

In addition to this rendition from the Boys of County Nashville, the song has been covered a plethora of artists including 3 Doors Down, the Vienna Boys' Choir, Staind and Shakira.

Listen to it out below, and as always, let us know your thoughts on this page or on Facebook!

Find out more about the Boys of County Nashville at theboysofcountynashville.com.

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Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to Parade.com (opens in new tab), Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network (opens in new tab), she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.