Cowkids From Hell

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Cincinnati-area music instructor Aaron O’Keefe teaches kids to play rock tunes from the blues to Michael Jackson.

But — like most of the Cleveland underground — he’s a big fan of Phil Anselmo. O’Keefe recently posted a clip of pre-pubescent kids jamming Down’s stoner-rock nugget “Ghosts Along the Mississippi.”

All due respect, that ain’t nothing compared to seven little total non-hellions ripping through Pantera’s “Cowboys From Hell.”

The gaggle of youngsters make an admirable effort reproducing the Dimebag sound.

The singer doesn’t sound like rough, angry Anselmo, but he articulates better. Did his parents have to sign off on him singing the PG lyrics? —D.X. Ferris

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