Top Ten Atypical Instruments That Would Make a Rock/Metal Song Interesting

NuMetalManiak
You know how there's drums, bass, and guitar, but what other instruments would make a rock or metal song interesting?

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1Harp

I listened to a death metal song recently that had a HARP as a dominant instrument. - NuMetalManiak

2Mellotron

Mellotron is incredible. Listen to King Crimson's debut if you're into prog and want to hear this. - IronSabbathPriest

I've heard a good number of songs where a mellotron is used. It's some kind of keyboard. - NuMetalManiak

3SpoonsV1 Comment
4BagpipesV1 Comment
5Harmonica
6Glockenspiel
7Sitar

A number of rock and metal bands have used a sitar. Example: "Wherever I May Roam" by Metallica, you can hear it at the beginning. - NuMetalManiak

8Shakuhachi

A certain Linkin Park song had this! - NuMetalManiak

9Pepper Shaker
10Theremin

I hear the sound of this thing a lot, and have been pleasantly surprised even by its uses in electronic music, where it is associated. A rock song with it might well be intriguing. - PositronWildhawk

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The Contenders

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