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Senior Citizens In Trouble For Terrorizing Neighbors With the Power of Iron Maiden

Since the members of Iron Maiden are all well into their 50s it shouldn't be a big surprise that some fans of the seminal heavy metal band are now old enough to collect retirement benefits.

Instead it's what a 71-year-old woman from Stockholm, Sweden and her 81-year-old husband did with their Iron Maiden record collection that's noteworthy.

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Metal Version of Aqua’s ‘Barbie Girl’ Surprisingly Rocks

This is the perfect way to relive those golden years back in the '90s before you hardened your heart and started listening exclusively to death metal. It's a metal guitar version of your 12-year-old self's favorite song -- 'Barbie Girl' by Scandinavian dance-pop group Aqua.

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Metal God Eric Calderone Rocks the ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Theme

Just when we thought America's favorite video game, 'Super Mario Bros.,' couldn't get any better -- enter YouTube's 311Erock, aka rocker Eric Calderone. In this video, Eric shows us that not all metal riffs and/or tones are used for moshing, horror movies and making parents angry. 

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‘Balloon Boy’ Is Back and Fronting a Heavy Metal Band

Remember the Balloon Boy?

That would be Falcon Henne, who for a few moments had the nation on edge after his parents claimed the-then six-year-old had sailed away unaccompanied in a hot air balloon.

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Heavy Metal Fan Plays Scorching Megadeth Solo on iPhone
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Heavy Metal Fan Plays Scorching Megadeth Solo on iPhone

Whatever your opinion of heavy metal god and legendary crankster Dave Mustaine, there's no denying that the dude can shred. But what's even more impressive is this amazing cover of Mustaine's solo from Megadeth's 'Holy Wars...The Punishment Due.' Oh, and did we mention that this heavy metal fan plays it on an iPhone?

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Man Performs the Hardest Guitar Trick in the World

We thought we'd seen some pretty amazing stuff on the old Internetz before, but YouTuber teamheadkick has managed to trump them all, doing the one thing that most guitar players would probably agree is pretty much impossible.

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Drumming Washing Machine Bangs Out Epic Beat

If you ever thought washing machines can't be cool, this video will definitely change your mind. YouTube user SinaCXVII films as his washer pounds out an epic drum beat that would make Metallica proud. Does he have Lars Ulrich stuffed in there? Let him out before he sues! (The video, by the way, is slightly NSFW due to the user's completely unnecessary potty mouth.)

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AC/DC Used In Rockin’ Cyber-Attack Against Iran

In their efforts to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons, the United States and Israel have been known to hit the Iranian nuclear program with debilitating computer viruses. But for their latest cyber-attack against Iran it looks like they've also received an assist from Australia -- as in the hard rockers from Down Under, AC/DC.

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Rockin’ Baby Falls Asleep to Metallica

When it comes to lullabies, heavy metal probably isn't at the top of anyone's list. And yet, the sleepy baby in this adorable video drifts off to an acoustic rendition of 'Nothing Else Matters' by Metallica. Um, we're pretty sure this isn't what the heavy metal gods had in mind when they wrote the song.

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‘Cowa-Bang’ to a Metal Cover of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Theme Song

Playing a heavy metal version of a cartoon theme song isn't going to win you a spot in the rock n' Roll Hall of Fame. But it will win over a whole lot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turles fans.

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Heavy Metal Band Rocks Out in the Middle of the Street

The bone-shattering might of the rock band Bonecrusher can't be contained by traditional music venues. During a recent show in Singapore, they took adventage of wireless technology and left the club they were playing, guitars still blazing, and continued the show in the street.

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Rocker Does Heavy Metal Version of 'Sexy and I Know It'
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Rocker Performs Awesome Heavy Metal Version of LMFAO’s ‘Sexy and I Know It’ [VIDEO]

LMFAO's narcissistic ode 'Sexy and I Know It' is already pretty awesome. But when rock god Eric Calderdone performs a heavy metal version of the song, it reaches all new heights.

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Eight-Year-Old Girl Shreds on Guitar Like a Rock God [VIDEO]

Eight-year-old guitarist Zoe Thomson tears through a high-speed heavy metal song and shows off some blazing fretwork that would put most adult guitarists to shame.

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World’s Youngest Metal Band Puts Most Headbangers to Shame [VIDEO]

Given that all its members are only 11-years-old, San Francisco rock band Haunted by Heroes isn't even old enough to drive. But they're old enough to knock out some of the best heavy metal riffage you've ever heard. Rock and roll!

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Two-Year-Old Dancing to Iron Maiden Rocks, and We Salute Him [VIDEO]

This two-year old's head-banging reaction to Iron Maiden's ' 'Two Minutes To Midnight' should give metal fans hope for the future. Watch a metalhead-in-training below.

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