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This is what Blink-182 would sound like as a metal band

Jared Dines is a deep thinker and social commentator, scoring big hits with the likes of Things Guitarists Say in the Studio and One Guy, 15 Voices (Metal Rendition), but now the YouTube sensation poses the question: what if Blink-182 was metal?

We'll forgive Jared overlooking the past subjunctive tense in the question, because the answer is pretty damn impressive, and goes to show what a touch of harmonised guitar, palm-muting and down-tuning can do.

Above, you'll witness metal anthems made of 10 Blink classics, including Always, Adam's Song, Down, Man Overboard, What's My Age Again?, Dammit, The Rock Show, Stay Together For The Kids, All The Small Things and I Miss You.

Bravo, Mr Dines, bravo. Next up, punk-rock covers of Whitechapel songs?

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.