?

Log in

The Existential Compost

Livejournal Flavour


3rd February 2013

Music Project - Album #29 - A Garage Dayz Nite – Beatallica @ 09:05

A Garage Dayz Nite by Beatallica

A couple of years ago there was a craze where tribute acts would "fuse" music styles and create a unique sound for which to bang out other artists work. So for example - AC/DC was turned hill billy by Hayseed Dixie; Pink Floyd played by accordian players became Polka Floyd. The fusion that worked with the Beatles was the unlikely fusion of Metallica and Beatles to become - BEATALLICA.

Now, when I first heard of them I was blown away. I thought "How original!".

Michael Jackson's lawyers didn't think so and slapped a DMCA notice on them preventing the use of the Beatles music. However, one US court battle later and it was deemed "Fair use and Parody" and Beatallica continued, prevented, however, from making a profit from their music by the court.

Garage Dayz Nite is an early collection of Beatallica's work. It's ok. It gets a bit too much towards the end and the joke does wear thin quickly.  But if you want a taster of Beatallica, there are plenty of examples of their work on the web, Uncle Google is your friend. But as we are all lazy here is a sample:

 
Share  |  |

Comments

 
[User Picture Icon]
From:zoefruitcake
Date:3rd February 2013 14:21 (UTC)
(Link)
the first few were funny enough, but then it was just enough

The Existential Compost

Livejournal Flavour