Emil & Dariel Offer Blindfolded Electric Cello Cover of Megadeth’s ‘Tornado of Souls’
There's no doubt that up and comers Emil & Dariel have a great feel for their cellos, but that's evidenced even further in an insane new video the brothers recently released that has garnered the thumbs up of support from Megadeth.
The rock cello pair and their drummer decided to take on one of their favorite Megadeth songs -- "Tornado of Souls" -- but did so with a special twist. They played the entire song blindfolded. The blistering cover is not to be missed as the boys show their precision despite the impediment. And yes, Megadeth have seen the clip and featured it on their Facebook page for fans to see with the comment, "Great job guys!!"
For the uninitiated, Emil & Dariel began playing the cello when they were 4-years old and being home schooled. Their grandfather guided their pursuit of the cello and they began to receive notice for their skills at an early age. A larger audience became aware of the brothers when they took part in the NBC competition series America's Got Talent in 2014. Their rocked out cello rendition of Prince's "Purple Rain" went viral and really gave their career a boost.
Emil & Dariel just released their Rock Cellos debut disc with special guests like Loverboy's Mike Reno, rock legend Rick Derringer, Starship's Mickey Thomas and electric violin pioneer Mark Wood turning up on the covers-filled collection. The pair recently issued their debut music video for their cover of Paul McCartney & Wings' "Live and Let Die," which can be seen below.
If you're interested in learning more about Emil & Dariel, the band's YouTube channel can be found here, while their latest album Rock Cellos, featuring covers of Metallica, Guns N' Roses, AC/DC, Black Sabbath and Whitesnake classics, can be purchased at Amazon and iTunes.
Emil & Dariel, "Live and Let Die"
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