Everybody has to begin someplace, and earlier than Trivium’s Matt Heafy delivered a number of the most killer gutturals in steel, he really was a pop-punk child. Heafy shared his previous whereas highlighting a brand new collaboration he did with Ten Second Songs mastermind Anthony Vincent, with the pair teaming as much as cowl Blink-182’s «dammit» in 20 completely different types.
Teasing the collaboration through social media, Heafy wrote, «Do you know that the primary band I ever tried out for – on the age of 11/12 – was a pop punk band? My tryout track was ‘dammit.'»
He provides, «Once I didn’t make it within the band (cuz I stunk at guitar) – I gave up on music. A yr later – I used to be launched to Metallica’s black album – then I practiced endlessly and went down the trail I’m on at the moment.»
That stated, Heafy says he is at all times beloved Blink-182 and particularly the track «dammit» and was «honored» when he was provided the possibility to affix Vincent for his newest «20 types» video, displaying off his vary in overlaying the track.
Vincent has grow to be one of many extra well-liked YouTube personalities displaying his vocal vary on covers of well-liked tracks, and for this «20 types» video he pulls in Heafy for the enjoyable. The start really permits each musicians to commerce off vocals whereas Heafy performs guitar on a straight up cowl in Blink’s authentic melodic model. However issues take an excellent heavy flip instantly with each bringing the aggression overlaying the track as if have been carried out by Slipknot.
Heafy will get to then pull again taking up the observe as if carried out with the vocal strategy of Rammstein’s Until Lindemann and in addition exhibits off his steel mimicry performing parts devoted to Amon Amarth, Powerwolf, Meshuggah, Emperor and Sort O Detrimental’s types.
As this falls underneath Vincent’s authentic concept, the singer handles a majority of the completely different types, taking up David Bowie, The Killers, Garth Brooks, Devo, Sleep Token, Bush, Ol’ Soiled Bastard, Fall Out Boy, Michael Jackson and Lorna Shore, however Heafy comes again into the combination late as Vincent sings in Dangerous Faith and Danny Elfman types.
Watch the vocal theatrics play out within the entertaining cowl of Blink-182’s «dammit» beneath.