16-Year-Old Tina S. Performs Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’
It feels like only yesterday that Tina S. made our 10 Awesome Guitar Prodigies list and now she’s all grown up and playing Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” for our enjoyment. Oh wait, it was only yesterday that we posted that list, and Tina is now 16 and still able to run circles around many electric guitar players.
In this latest clip from the musician, she covers Metallica’s famous tune “Master of Puppets.” For those not familiar with Tina, don’t be fooled by her innocent look. In the video above, she may be sitting in a chair in a white t-shirt, not looking at the camera, but as soon as you watch her fingers and hands move up and down the frets and pickups, you’ll realize she’s the real deal.
Tina is no stranger to Loudwire. When she was 14, we shared her cover of Van Halen’s “Eruption,” and as a 15-year-old we posted a video of her performing DragonForce’s “Through the Fire and Flames.” If you haven’t already, you can watch those videos here and here.
Including Tina’s cover, Metallica have been a part of some of our favorite internet videos. For example, just last month there was that guy who played 99 Metallica songs in 10 minutes or how about the upright bass cover of “Anesthesia”? And while the band gets covered a lot, they also do their fair share of performing songs they didn’t write, including Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Misfits and Thin Lizzy. Just last week, James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett rocked the national anthem for the third annual Metallica Day at the San Francisco Giants’ AT&T Park.
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