Picture this: An episode of 'The Walking Dead' appears on your television. The character of Rick Grimes, in full sheriff regalia, is decimating a horde of zombies, leaving a river of "walker" blood running through the streets. Having taken out each undead foe, Rick turns toward the camera, revealing himself as Slipknot / Stone Sour vocalist Corey Taylor.

Pretty bad ass, right? But what if the entire 'Walking Dead' cast was replaced with an ensemble of rock and metal's finest musicians? In the video gallery above, we examine which rockers could pull it off, whether it be by doppelgänger status, attitude or any other type of "x factor." Let the killing begin!

Check out our picks for 'The Walking Dead' Recast With Rock and Metal Musicians in the video above and be sure check out some more videos below:

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