July 9, 2015


This Shovel Sounds Exactly Like Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

For grunge guitar novices, Nirvana's classic tune "Smells Like Teen Spirit" is one of the first songs you learn. The opening riff is the stuff of easy-peasy slacker rock dreams, and is one you never forget. It lives with you, just like the song...but did you know you don't even need a six-string to recreate the tune?

A shovel, an actual piece of metal, can perfectly mimic the iconic sound.

In this viral vid making it's rounds on the 'net (with more than 2.3 million views in less than 72 hours), a man drops the gardening utensil and it sounds exactly like the Kurt Cobain original. 

Watch it above, then read up on 12 things you might not know about the frontman.