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28 March 2017, 14:22
One of the biggest metal songs of all time, on a massive grand piano. What's not to like?
Ukrainian pianist Viktoriya Yermolyeva likes to tackle unexpected repertoire. On her hugely popular YouTube channel you'll find her pianistic versions of songs by Elton John, Guns n' Roses, Queen and many more.
But one artist among these stands out: metal giants Metallica. She's not the only classical musician to take a shine to axework of James Hetfield & co, but she's certainly managed to make one of their most popular songs sound uniquely grand.
Here she is taking on Metallica's 'Nothing Else Matters' on a whacking great grand piano:
You'll also want to check out her website, here.