This Guy Is Playing Rage Against The Machine On A Shovel

We’ve known that shovels can be musical instruments for at least six months – last year’s viral snow shovel played the intro to Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ perfectly just by being dropped in the right way. But YouTube user Rob Scallon has taken the phenomenon to the next level with his shovel-based rendition of Rage Against The Machine‘s ‘Killing In The Name’.

Using his mad bass and guitar skills on a multi-purpose single-stringed shovel created by fellow YouTuber I Like To Make Stuff, Scallon starts his three-minute vid playing the shovel’s single bass string – not fret marks needed – and then switches it for a trimmer guitar string, which he riffs on using a shot glass as a slide. If you’re not impressed by his technical expertise, perhaps his comedic interludes will win you over – it cuts to him attempting to dig in the woods with a guitar.



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