Ozzy Osbourne, Foo Fighters, Blink-182 and many more have all given viewers the chance of a lifetime.
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Performing in front of a full house is the goal of every musician, but jamming on stage with their idols is the kind of wild fantasy that most superfans only dream of.
Fortunately, many of the world’s greatest rockers are happy to return the love they receive from thousands of adoring fans by giving talented audience members the chance to shred riffs, sing melodies and rock the music. group at concerts.
From metal legends like Ozzy Osbourne and Pantera to current chart tops like Foo Fighters and The Killers, here are 12 rock bands that got fans to help them sing songs.
1. 10-year-old guitarist shreds “Crazy Train” with Ozzy Osbourne
Yuto Miyazawa made headlines when he picked up this heavy metal classic on The Ellen DeGeneres Show before performing it perfectly in front of thousands of people at Ozzfest a year later.
2. “Kiss Guy” stuns Dave Grohl playing “Monkey Wrench” with Foo Fighters
Dave Grohl wisely picked the guy wearing Gene Simmons ‘KISS mask to star on Seattle Rockers’ base radio. After the jam, the frontman even said that aspiring guitarist Yayo Sanchez was the best fan the Foo Fighters have ever played with.
3. Classic rock lover channels Alex Van Halen in “Hot for Teacher” with Steel Panther
Steel Panther’s glam rock revivalists didn’t hesitate to give the Aussie fan who challenged their drummer to a duel all kinds of shit as he took the stage, but they backed down after tearing up the opening groove of this. Van Halen’s killer piece.
4. Sean Kinney lets a persistent fan play “Would” with Alice in Chains
After display a t-shirt Signed up with a call to play for the whole show, bassist Mike Inez finally said “Get up here, motherfucker” and let the dude replace Sean Kinney on one of the most endearing songs from grunge legends.
5. A student on drums on “Under Pressure” with Foo Fighters
OK, we’ve seen a performance from Foo fighters and fans before. But this cover of Queen’s “Under Pressure” with second student Pierce Edge was too impressive to overlook.
6. Fan sings Dimebag Darrel High Notes with Pantera
Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo clearly influenced young Dusty’s vocal style. The groove metal pioneers were even polite enough to let the guy warm up before the late and great Dimebag Darrel tested his skills by matching him to the pitches of his screaming guitar overtones.
7. Metallica’s bassist’s son picks up “Blind” and “Twist” with Korn
He’s not just a fan: the 12-year-old prodigy is the son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujilo. Tye’s undeniable talent earned him a stand-in spot on the nu-metal band’s South American tour in the absence of Reginald “Fieldy” Arizu.
8. Fan drinks beer and kills “Jesus from the suburbs” with Green Day
This dude kicked off his performance on stage for this long american idiot single by killing a brew in front of a delirious crowd. There isn’t much more to punk rock than that.
9. The 13-year-old drummer plays “Always” Encore with Blink-182
Travis Barker’s machine gun fills require more than an amateur execution ability, but this young percussionist made it look easy.
10. Nervous Guitarist Rips Lead Riff on “Unholy Confessions” with Avenged Sevenfold
Based on his Under Armor t-shirt, buzz cut, and geeky glasses, you’d never guess that “Steve from Philly” could play a mosh pit-worthy rendition. avenged fan favorite.
11. Street musician sings “I don’t want to miss a thing” with Steven Tyler
Technically, Steven Tyler sang Aerosmith’s power ballad with Moscow-based busker Alexander Anisimovfor, but it’s still a great version of an admittedly cheesy song.
12. The drummer saves Groove on “For Unknown Reasons” with The Killers
The first guy who volunteered to play this Sam’s town single did not play two bars before being kicked from the kit. Fortunately, Jose Luis was there to bring the pace back to the front 65,000 fans.
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