Trivium frontman Matt Heafy is back with another entertaining musical creation for us to enjoy. This time around, Heafy has selected two classics from My Chemical Romance and Trivium and created a mashup we didn’t know we needed until now.
However, Heafy has also taken inspiration from an unusual source for the new mashup – Michael Bublé.
Over the years, Matt Heafy has treated fans to plenty of well-crafted covers. In fact, blink-182, Elvis Presley and Killswitch Engage are just a few of the artists Heafy has covered in the past. As well, who could forget his iconic take on “I Saw A Tiger,” the classic tune from Tiger King star Joe Exotic? Heafy even gave Britney Spears‘ “…Baby One More Time” a heavy metal refresh in a 2018 cover.
Now, Heafy is back with another surprising mashup that somehow works. Earlier this week, he shared his mashup of Trivium’s “The Heart From Your Hate” and My Chemical Romance’s “Welcome To The Black Parade.” However, this time, Heafy composed the entire mashup in the style of Michael Bublé. More specifically, he seemingly takes inspiration from Bublé’s “It’s A Beautiful Day.”
Somehow, all of the contrasting components blend together in this new mashup. My Chemical Romance fans will instantly recognize the distinct guitar riffs and lyrics from “Welcome To The Black Parade.” Meanwhile, Heafy’s signature vocals and incorporation of Trivium lyrics are details listeners will identity almost immediately.
To top it all off, Michael Bublé’s upbeat pop melodies are overlayed across the top of the mashup, creating a heavy metal/punk rock/pop medley we didn’t know we needed until now. For some, it may be a sensory overload as you try to digest all of the different elements at play. Nevertheless, the seamless mashup is one of Heafy’s most clever and well-thought-out creations yet.
What are your reactions to Matt Heafy’s new mashup? Do you think he should do more mashups like this in the future? Let us know in the comments below.