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Video Finds: Pantera's "Mouth For War" Performed on Acoustic Guitar

Here's a killer acoustic version of Pantera's "Mouth For War" performed by Sam Westphalen.

Westphalen, who hails from Down Under, has a prolific assortment of superb acoustic covers on YouTube, and this clip exemplifies the collection.

Westphalen is studying composition and music production at the Australian Institute of Music (AIM), and that's where this gem was recorded.

Westphalen has recorded an EP, Redbloom. You can find out more about him and his music at

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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, 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, 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.