It worked for Led Zeppelin and Tolkien....
The Metal Shakespeare Company of Portland, Oregon, have merged the works of the Bard with seemingly incompatible heavy metal and created a "marriage of true minds." While it may not be everyone's taste in music, Shakespeare's subjects and launguage mesh perfectly with the stylings of metal.
For your amusement, The Metal Shakespeare Company's reinterpretation of Hamlet, "2 Bleed or Not 2 Bleed."
More information about the band and a peek into their unique merchandise delivery methods can be found on their MySpace page.
Thanks to the Stranger.