This Band of Pre-Teens Played the Reading Festival and You Didn’t

Meet The Mini Band, a group of kids–children, really,–who have full Metallica approval and a slot on one of the stages at the at the Reading Festival this weekend. It all began when they posted their version of “Enter Sandman” online four years ago when the group members were between 8 and 10 years old.

Read more at Classic Rock.

Meanwhile, on a slight different note, check out this 12 year-old master of a traditional Irish instrument called uilleann pipes. He could join the Dropkick Murphys.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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