These kind of overdubbed youtube spoofs usually get taken down pretty quickly.

A couple of years ago the popular ‘crap guitarist’ meme was snuffed out when artists such as Steve Vai objected to their ‘licks’ being made to sound embarrassingly hamfisted for comic effect.

So enjoy these while you can. Here’s Coldplay.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tt1eQ8BvfP8

Here’s Kings Of Leon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ij8pT67qM8k

And, cruellest of all, here’s Metallica.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVl9M9sU0BU