Cover band Legion of Rock Stars jam out classic rock tunes while wearing headphones blasting the song theyre playing so they cant hear themselves.
The results are hilarious, warbly, out of sync renditions of Led Zeppelins Pinball Wizard or the Rolling Stones Under My Thumb.
Band founder Tom Mott says the bands headphone method makes it impossible to sound good, which he thinks makes the songs better than the originals.
He says, We listen to ourselves and crack up. In 10 years, weve never gotten better.
Mott calls rocking out a pure pleasure process even though theyre often tricked into thinking theyve mastered a song.
He explains, When we have our headphones on, every song sounds perfect. You feel your vocal chords vibrating but you hear Robert Plant coming out and you think, Wow awesome! I nailed that! Then you hear it back and its terrible.
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