Galactic Empire's Heavy Metal Cover of The Star Wars Theme Rocks!

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The Star Wars hype continues thanks to the heavy metal band Galactic Empire, who released a cool cover of John Williams' classic theme for the franchise last week. 

The band's members are all wearing costumes of characters from the Empire, with Boba Fett (Grant McFarland) on drums, a Stormtrooper (Carson Slovak) on bass, Darth Vader (Chris Kelly) on lead guitar, a Shadow Trooper (CJ Masciantonio) on guitar, and an Imperial Royal Guard (Josh Willis) on guitar.

“These instruments are crude but should be adequate to shred some faces as we journey across the galaxy,” Kelly told Revolver Mag. “We have been doubling our efforts to complete our debut full-length album in time for the Emperor’s arrival. If you are not part of the Rebel Alliance or a traitor, buy our single on iTunes and prepare to succumb to the Dark Side upon our album’s release.”