I was just perusing my Google Reader when I see this headline from Kotaku:

An Epic Tale of Role Playing and A Capella Metal

Let me repeat that… a capella metal.

Van Canto is a five piece metal “band” (plus drums) from Germany. Discounting the drummer, they emulate guitar and bass through singing a capella. They even use distortion pedals for their solos, except the pedals are connected to mics not guitars.

I never thought I could cringe this hard…