Pre-Teen Rockers Under The Radar Cover Rush and Black Sabbath — Video

Sure, in 2015—and on GuitarWorld.com—we've gotten used to videos of 8-year-olds shredding Racer X tunes and 14-year-olds who effortlessly knock out Yngwie solos.

But there's still something fascinating about watching a band of pre-teens tackle—and conquer—a prog-rock masterpiece like Rush's "YYZ."

Below, watch Under the Radar, a Memphis trio featuring bass player Matt Ireland (11), guitarist Zeke Yarbro (11) and drummer Ryan Halcomb (12), perform Rush's instrumental classic (top video) and Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" (bottom video) during a supporting show in Southaven, Mississippi. They were opening for Kansas that night. Not bad!

Under the Radar have developed a repertoire of classic rock faves including Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall" and Mountain's "Mississippi Queen." Enjoy!

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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.