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Watch a Banjo Cover of Metallica’s “Battery” —Video

Here we have the latest clever offering from YouTube guitar sensation Rob Scallon, a banjo-riffic cover of Metallica’s “Battery.”

It’s part of what Scallon is calling Maytallica, a month long celebration that we’re happy to endorse.

Below, enjoy a country-fried version of this Master of Puppets thrasher. There are many straw hats involved. A horse also makes an appearance once or twice.

At any rate, enjoy it, and let us know your thoughts in the comments below or on Facebook!

Check out Scallon’s YouTube page right here.

Acoustic Nation

Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to Parade.com, 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.