Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, who record under the name 2Cellos, just released a video for their super-symphonic cover of Guns 'N' Roses' "Welcome to the Jungle."
If you've ever seen an Apocalyptica video, then you've seen guys headbanging while playing cellos. Sulic and Hauser do plenty of moshing while banging away with their bows, but what makes their "Welcome to the Jungle" video interesting is that parts of it were filmed in some dilapidated village square. The part where some old guy walks by looking simultaneously puzzled and disturbed is particularly fun.
Musically, 2Cellos should blow up any day now. They're heading out on a European tour (opening for Elton John), and their self-titled debut album is scheduled to be released July 19 on Sony Masterworks.
Check out the video link to "Welcome to the Jungle" after the jump, along with some insight from Luka Sulic.Luka Sulic on "Welcome to the Jungle"
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: "Covering 'Welcome to the Jungle" was a real challenge, but that one we were up for. We chose this song because we thought that it could sound like a whole symphony using only our two cellos. We're really proud of it and think it rocks!"
Check out the video here.