I have heard many other countries’ “theme songs,” as it were.
Many are quite beautiful. Most, though, are unlistenable dreck.
But none has ever come close to giving me goosebumps, which hearing the U.S. national anthem sometimes does.
I didn’t get ‘em listening to Exmortus’ version of the “Star-Spangled Banner;” I was too busy banging my fucking head to their rifftastic rendition.
It follows at the end of this post for your listening pleasure below.
Exmortus decided to warm up for their current North American tour supporting Arsis and Allegaeon by stopping by a home game of the Class A minor league baseball team Bakersfield Blaze to deliver the opening tune.
You can watch guitarists Conan and David shred it out below:
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