Pianist extrodanaire Viktoriya Yermolyeva, famed for her re-imagined works of Metal classics including “Imperium” by Machine Head has returned with a breathtaking rendition of “Without A Name” by Metalcore heroes Killswitch Engage. The original appears on the bands 2002 major label debut for Roadrunner Records “Alive Or Just Breathing“, a stone cold classic in every
Ukrainian Pianist Viktoriya Yermolyeva, who studied classical piano since the age of 4 has stunned with her reimaginings of Metal classics over the past few years. She’s shared her full set from SynthFest in 2017, where she performed in her Wedding Dress as the event by took place on her Honeymoon. It includes songs by
Viktoriya Yermolyeva is easily the most gifted pianist we’ve come across and the fact that she likes a bit of Metal and writing piano versions of those songs is mint. Here she is performing “Deutschland” by Rammstein at Piano’s Maene in Ruiselede Belgium.
Timing is everything or so they say. As Death Angel freshly announced they’d be joining Exodus and Testament upon our shores in March 2020, isn’t ironic (no Alanis Morisette jokes please) that Viktoriya Yermolyeva should record a full version of “Immortal Behated” by the very same? She actually wrote and recorded the piano part that
No sooner have German Industrial Metal pioneers Rammstein let us push play on their new single “Deutschland” than pianist Viktoriya Yermolyeva has arranged a version that makes it sound completely different but in a good way.
Played on a straight strung Chris Maene Concert Grand Piano, the amazingly talented pianist Viktoriya Yermolyeva continues her Metal cover series with a version of “In The End” by Linkin Park. A fitting tribute to one of 2018’s sadly many fallen heroes in Chester Bennington. Rest In Peace Brother.
Disturbed re-imagined Simon and Garfunkel’s “Sound of Silence” and scored a multi platinum single a couple of years band. Viktoriya Yermolyeva aka vkgoeswild has now re-imagined the song once more. This time on a straight strong concert grand piano! The sound quality is simply incredible. Crisp and clear from a fantastic player. Disturbed themselves will be
When Pianos Maene let Viktoriya Yermolyeva aka vkgoeswild play on their 134 year old Bösendorfer, they might not have expected her to play some Slayer! Built in 1884 and belonging to one of the largest Piano companies in Europe, hearing “Raining Blood” on these Ivory keys is absolutely fantastic! Not to mention hearing a performance from a World Class
Recorded on 22nd September with the Wilders Blech Around amature brass ensemble in Sottrum, Viktoriya Yermolyeva aka vkgoeswild performed her rendition of “One” by Metallica, once again demonstrating that Metal music can cross the divide to other styles and genres with sublime results.
…and on the subject of things Metallica related, our favourite pianist Viktoriya Yermolyeva aka vkgoeswild has released a grand piano medley of Metallica covers for your listening pleasure. Can you pick them out?