The Big Hurt: Strung Out

By DAVID THORPE  |  July 29, 2009

SOMEDAY: THE STRING QUARTET TRIBUTE TO NICKELBACK | "Canadian rockers Nickelback began their musical journey as a metal band. As they grew, the band picked up a slew of new influences, challenging each other and artistically raising the bar. All of this experimentation paid off, helping elevate their sound toward a melodic blend of aggressive rock with a clear emotional core." If calling Nickelback bar-raising experimentalists isn't tongue-in-cheek, then I've severely underestimated the human capacity for delusion.

Check out for some equally hilarious MP3 samples — something tells me the cellist making a buck playing Disturbed covers is having a bit of a laugh as well.

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