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By Kim Voynar Voynar@moviecitynews.com

A Kids’ Band Covering German Industrial Metal? Yes, Please.

Happy Saturday, folks! I’m on vacation in lovely Port Townsend with my pack of kids and some friends, but I came across this little bit of awesomeness this morning and knew you’d appreciate it as much as I did. This is Children Medieval Band — Stefan (10) on guitar, violin, harmonica and vocals, Olga (8) on keys, and Cornelia (5) rocking out the drums, performing a cover of Rammstein’s Sonne. Enjoy a little German industrial metal with your weekend brunch. More cuteness, less pyrotechnics than the original. 100% awesome.

One Response to “A Kids’ Band Covering German Industrial Metal? Yes, Please.”

  1. Peter says:

    Swing by The Writers’ Workshoppe while you are here!
    234 Taylor Street downtown. We’re a place for writers; workshops, tools, gifts . . . did I mention books?!

    http://www.writersworkshoppe.com

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