Donovan Stokes: Upright Bass Cover of Cliff Burton’s “Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth)”

You may recognize Donovan Stokes from his No Treble column, The Lowdown With Dr. D, where he delivers tons of great insights for the double bass. What you may not know is that while he’s well versed in classical and jazz, he also has a background in heavy metal.

Check out this unbelievable cover of legendary Metallica bassist Cliff Burton’s epic solo “Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth)”. Stokes pulls out all the stops to pull it off, including distortion and wah.

Make sure you’re sitting down for this one:

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