Friday, April 9, 2010

Enter Sandman, smoothly

That's Andy Rehfeldt -- a self-proclaimed YouTube celebrity -- playing all the instruments, with only the vocals from Metallica's performance of their great song "Enter Sandman."

The basic gimmick is pretty simple: replace a distorted guitar tone with a clean one, and switch the key to the relative major of the original. But the execution is very impressive, especially the guitar solo. Here's a disco version by the same guy.