Metallica's "Enter Sandman" Backwards: New Cover by Rob Scallon — Video

Internet guitar dude—and possibly the closest thing to an up-and-coming guitar hero in whatever confusing age we're living in these days—Rob Scallon has come up with a good one.

It's his new cover of Metallica's "Enter Sandman," performed entirely backwards, including guitars and vocals.

And it's all in honor of May-tallica.

Anyway, first Scallon records the song backwards; then he reverses the backwards version to make it something that strongly resembles the normal version.

Enjoy! ("Yojne" spelled backwards).

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.