Musical performances at weddings, generally tend to follow a prescribed Modus operandi. Music is usually soft and romantic. A fitting mood to such a cherished and intimate event in one’s life. Love songs from names such as Celine Dion, Tony Bennett and Nat king Cole are the expected standard. With this in mind it is very understandable that a band’s decision to play a Metallica classic, “Enter the Sandman” at a Wedding would catch the world by surprised.

Wedding band+ Enter the sandman+bossa nova

A wedding band plays the Metallica song, “Enter the Sandman” in bossa nova style

However, their unusual song selection went virtually unnoticed at the event as they disguised the heavy metal song with a bossa nova style that was smooth and calm. The paradoxical performance has become a viral hit on YouTube and has been featured on various television programs.