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This Badass Heavy Metal Cover Of ‘Johnny B. Goode’ Is The Only Thing I’m Listening To Today

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a week since Chuck Berry left this world. I wish I could write the world’s greatest obituary for Chuck Berry, the Godfather of Rock and Roll, a man who did more for music than most people will ever know. But I’m simply not the person for that job.

I’ll leave the writing of Chuck Berry obituaries to the New York Times. Seriously, do yourself a favor and read that after watching the music video below.

I appreciate Heavy Metal, and I’ve been to quite a few Metal shows over the years, but if I’m being honest with you guys it’s definitely not my top genre of music (or even in the top 5). That’s why I was so taken aback by this badass cover of ‘Johnny B. Goode’ by Chuck Berry. It’s the song that Chuck’s arguably known best for, and it’s a song that has been covered by thousands of bands all across the planet.

This Heavy Metal cover of ‘Johnny B. Goode’ by Leo Moracchioli is a pretty novel approach to a song that we all know and love, and it adds a new element to one of the greatest Rock and Roll songs ever written.

Another favorite cover version of ‘Johnny B. Goode’ comes from this band, the boys from Vermont. I’m talking of course about Phish. But this cover is definitely an acquired taste:

 

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