Watch Trivium's Matt Heafy Perform an Acoustic Cover of Cannibal Corpse's "Hammer Smashed Face."

Trivium frontman Matt Heafy recently unveiled his gentle cover of Dragonforce’s power-metal anthem, “Through the Fire and Flame.” 

Heafy’s at it again on his Twitch stream, and this time he’s gone full acoustic with a cover of Cannibal Corpse’s death metal classic, “Hammer Smashed Face.” “Distorted beauty catastrophe,” he croons. “Steaming slop splattered all over me.”

Check out some of Heafy’s other covers below:



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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.