Top 10 Classical Style Cover Versions of Metal Songs

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Give a listen to these covers if you still dosn't believe metal music is a modified version of classical music, adapted for modern times electric rock guitars.

The songs on this list sound like original classical pieces and the metal songs we know sound like their modern cover versions.

The Top Ten

1 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Vitamin String Quartet

Vitamin String Quartet covered many metal songs so find them on youtube if interested. - Metal_Treasure

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2 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Apocalyptica

This sounds like a classical piece Metallica covered. Metallica songs sound very good on cello. - Metal_Treasure

3 The Trooper - Scott Lavender

It's a paino cover.
Scott Lavender is a music conductor and pianist who has worked with the National Symphony, Detroit Symphony, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, and many more.
He released a whole album in 2005 (The Piano Tribute to Iron Maiden) with the best Iron Maiden songs. - Metal_Treasure

4 Symphony of Destruction - Primitivity
5 The Trooper - Vitamin String Quartet
6 Theatre of Pain (Orchestral Version) - Blind Guardian

In 1996 Blind Guardian covered one of their own songs for the album Forgotten Tales, a song originally released in 1992, on the album Somewhere Far Beyond.
This orchestral version is a great symphonic instrumental. Wow, what did Blind Guardian write in 1992? - Metal_Treasure

7 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Scott Lavender
8 The Unforgiven - Gregorian

Gregorian chant style. - Metal_Treasure

9 Master of Puppets - Primitivity
10 Fear of the Dark - Camille and Kennerly

These cute twins play it on harp twins. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Master of Puppets - Apocalyptica

Metallica's abrasive riffs sound great on Apocalyptica's abrasive cellos. - Metal_Treasure

12 Aces High - Scott Lavender
13 Nothing Else Matters - Gregorian
14 The Bard's Song - Camille and Kennerly
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1. Hallowed Be Thy Name - Vitamin String Quartet
2. Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Apocalyptica
3. Theatre of Pain (Orchestral Version) - Blind Guardian
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