Watch Matt Pike and Russian Circles’ Mike Sullivan give Van Halen’s Unchained a heavy makeover

Mike Sullivan and Matt Pike
(Image credit: Two Minutes To Late Night/YouTube)

If there was one silver lining from the past 18 months – aside from the fact it saw an unprecedented number of players pick up the electric guitar for the first time – it would be the wealth of virtuosic virtual collaborations that have emerged from around the globe.

Now, despite in-person gigs once again becoming the norm, metal-themed talk show channel Two Minutes To Late Night has assembled yet another band of heavy metal heavyweights, calling upon Mike Sullivan, Matt Pike and Andy Hurley for a bedroom cover of Van Halen’s Unchained.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.