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This Navy march turned into a metal song is the earworm you'll never be able to unhear

Andre Antunes riffing along to navy march
(Image credit: Andre Antunes)

Whatever song you have stuck in your head right now, wave it goodbye, because what we're about to show you is sure to boot it out and take its place. Because, once again, our favourite internet parody riffer Andre Antunes is back with his unexpected metal mash ups. 

The new earworm in question is titled U.S. Navy Goes METAL – Just A Little Rock'n'Roll (Steam Roller), and is based on the calls of an aggressively catchy public navy march. It's not just catchy, though – it also sounds strangely familiar, bringing to mind what might happen if Volbeat were to record a sea shanty. And as the march leader calls out lines for his platoon to repeat, it becomes immediately apparent that this chap has got the same bass-heavy booming vocal tone as Volbeat's Michael Poulsen. Strange, indeed.

Alongside the Volbeat-esque calls, Antunes supplies a backing of gloriously heavy riffing and thumping percussion, and it's impossible not to bob along. 

Usually, Antunes can be found using clips of furiously pissed-off women – dubbed as Karens – or footage of American pastors spitting vigorous sermons, but this time, he's gone for something a little different, and we're very thankful for it.

Check it out below, just don't blame us if you find yourself chanting the phrase 'JUST A LITTLE ROCK'N'ROLL' when you least expect it.

Liz Scarlett
Liz Scarlett

Liz works on keeping the Louder sites up to date with the latest news from the world of rock and metal. Prior to joining Louder as a full time staff writer, she completed a Diploma with the National Council for the Training of Journalists and received a First Class Honours Degree in Popular Music Journalism. She enjoys writing about anything from neo-glam rock to stoner, doom and progressive metal, and loves celebrating women in music. '10 bands that rip off Black Sabbath but get away with it' is her favourite article she's written with Louder so far. When not writing, Liz enjoys various creative endeavours such as graphic design, as well as reading about rock’n’roll history, art and magic.