Watch Hodor from Game Of Thrones play guitar with Megadeth

Hold the door! We knew Kristian Nairn - famed for his mostly one-word performances as Hodor in Game Of Thrones - was a DJ (DJ Hodor, naturally), but we had no idea he absolutely slays on guitar, too.

The evidence comes courtesy of a video uploaded by Megadeth lead man Kiko Loureiro, which shows Nairn donning Kiko’s signature Ibanez to tackle thrash staple Holy Wars... The Punishment Due with ’deth members Dave Mustaine, Dave Ellefson and Dirk Verbeuren.

After he finished filming the clip ahead of Megadeth’s performance at Hellfest, Kiko was clearly impressed, dubbing Nairn an “amazing guitarist!” High praise, indeed.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, 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.

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