The future of metal is bright, as proven by 9-year-old Harper, who weaves his way through a brutal rendition of Spiritbox’s flagship track “Holy Roller”.
Almost exactly one year ago, Spiritbox released its Middle– Music video inspired by “Holy Roller”, capturing the attention and imagination of modern metal fans around the world. Spiritbox began to be hailed as the future of heavy music, while Loudwire named “Holy Roller” the best metal song of 2020.
Inspired by singer Courtney LaPlante, young Harper frees her vocal cords for her cover of “Holy Roller”, bringing her own style to the vicious cut. “Harper wanted to take over Spiritbox, and it sounded so bad, so we did a little video as well. No vocal help from me! reads the video description.
Spiritbox gave Harper his seal of approval, sharing his coverage while offering a few encouraging words:
LaPlante first heard throaty voices while watching Cannibal Corpse’s iconic cameo in Ace Ventura: Animal Detective. “My mind was like, ‘Okay, this guy looks like some kind of ape or a gorilla or something from a National Geographic show when they’re talking to each other,” said LaPlante, who also noted that his mindset at the time was, “Ace Ventura loves animals, this whole movie is about animals … they’re just a bunch of animals and that’s why he loves them so much because that they look like animals. “
Watch 9-year-old Harper crush Spiritbox’s “Holy Roller” in the video below.
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