Top 10 Instrumental Metal CoversMetal_Treasure The cover must be instrumental whereas the original can be with lyrics and vocals.
The Top Ten
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov cover (the original is classical music).
Guitars: Olaf Lenk (At Vance are a German band but he's Swedish, obviously influenced by Yngwie). - Metal_Treasure
Cover of Beethoven's Ode To Joy - it was the first cover of this type.
Rainbow's version of Ode To Joy ends with devil's laughter though. - Metal_Treasure
Ennio Morricone cover, on S&M live album. - Metal_Treasure
Impressive bass solo, cover of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight Of The Bumblebee (they creatively changed part of the title) - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Very very impressive cover. - Metal_Treasure
Originally a neo-classical metal instrumental by Cacophony. Cacophony are Marty Friedman of Megadeth and the guitar virtuoso Jason Becker. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Blind Guardian covered one of their own songs, originally released in 1992 that wasn't instrumental.
In 1996 Blind Guardian made this orchestral version that is a great symphonic instrumental and was on the album Forgotten Tales. - Metal_Treasure
This is again very impressive by At Vance, esp. the guitar work. - Metal_Treasure
Iron Maiden on flamenco guitars. - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Yardbirds instrumental cover (original isn't instrumental). Later Rainbow made 2 versions with vocals (by Dio and Doogie White, respectively). - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
Iron Maiden Cover - christangrantUListen to Sample
Originally by the Scorpions (the original has vocals) - Metal_TreasureUListen to Sample
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