Rise Against - Hero of War (In a bunker in Afghanistan)

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Rise Against - Hero of War (cover) Recorded in a bunker at COP Dash Towp, Afghanistan in 2011. In the little free time we had, we played guitar, sang songs, and smoked hookah (nothing illegal). This was our way of unwinding and escaping from our environment. This was our favorite song at the time. I apologize for the video quality, it was dark, and it was all we had to record with. I hope you enjoy the video.

Comments

Lunatic Fringe : I hope you boys all returned home safely. God bless.

Drwuwho : Soldiers stationed and singing this song. I have no words, it's simple perfection.

Leon Weidinger : Hope they survived..

TG_Yoda PlayS : I've got tears in my eyes omf this is emotional af

Markie from the hills of Pennsylvania. : This is awesome. God bless these guys.

Damir Radoncic : This version is so much better than the original since the singers don't have to emulate their feelings with respect to the words being sang. The second time the chorus is being sang, it should be sang in a sarcastic way but they sing it in a proud way - indicating that they identify with the song in a different way than was intended by the songwriter. When they came to the part about beating a man and pissing in his hands, some chose not to sing or did not sing it with the same conviction as they sang the previous part - hopefully indicating a comprehension of remorse. Again, this version is so much more beautiful and multi facetted than the original one, thank you. Greetings from a swedish pacifist.

MarkoJ : clips of this should be in the original music video, honestly

kyle muller : God Bless them, coming from a Marine who has never deployed to the Middle East. Hope they all came home.

Comfortably Numb : this needs more views

The WatchMan : I haven't cried like this since i was 10 years old oh god

bih park : This made me cry so much.

LEON HAN Taiwan : damn I cried for these, it's so sad

Nicki Schneiders : They are so proud while they Sing this Song that's is so amazing

Baschan86 : i think most people here didn't understand >.>

Deotic Supreme : Cosas que te hacen pensar en el verdadero significado de la vida y saber si hemos tomado el rumbo correcto :'v

Louise Dumbo : It is much better as The Original, because i Feel The Emotionslose in this Video much better. This vid needs more views .god bless in you

Radiant Rose : God bless you all 💓

Chao Men : Come on Rise Against! these guys need at least a comment come see this!

NizzleNotes : I wrote my novel to this song. This video here captures exactly what I wanted to portray with absolute perfection. Thank you all for everything you've done for us back home. I hope one day I have the opportunity to repay you.

HumBog : Best thing ever

David Muñoz : you guys are the real hero of war. god bless you

Kevin batista : I've listened to this soo many times

Supratim Dhar : The US soldiers are getting back home from Afghanistan. Doesn't matter which country they serve in, Thank you <3

Lucas Machado : No words to say when the song finishes and they just started looking to eachother... amazing.

stuffbydonny : wow so beautiful! 1000 times better than the original! tears are rolling down my cheeks 🤲🏻

Luffy Monkey D. : Verga, me llego él sentimiento 😥...

AnTiDotE X : As a former infantry in the IDF, lots of respect to you guys and lots of love

Onkel Olli : I can’t stop watching this video, amazing

Dor Peretz : Good job guys ! Keep it up <3 Israel support you !!

Cody M. ITS A MADNESS!!! #AllyLaw : This was so heartwarming I hope they survived an are doing fine to this day.

Seung185 : R.I.P My heart... ;-( I'M NoT CRYiNG YOu ARE...!!! I'M JuST...SwEATiNG OUT OF mY EYeS...!!!

Eugênio Oliveira : Esses caras são os verdadeiros heróis de guerra! 👏

Agustín Encina : Te Best song

Doggo Corgi : The quality doesn’t matter. It’s beautiful just seeing the comradery between soldiers

Arayeb Masood : I’m also Canadian, thank you so much for your service, and great cover;

Jared Saltzberg : Chills in the first 30 seconds. Damn

xd Crisp Boi : I’m crying.

Tyler Anderson : HEROS OF WAR! I ran the MWR, I ran the KP, We took our clothes, Then took a shower, Again and Again

Izzy Girl : I've got tears in my eyes

Ciaran Stoltzer : So touching...

Timberwolf : Wait Nevermind. "COP"... Well, nice video, especially considering the backstory.

Timberwolf : I always imagined that would be done on a range, but I guess you've got enough guns to fire during the day, eh? Or are you part of a non-combat unit?

Turtlebomb : These are US Army. This is how we blow off our steam at the end of the day.

Timberwolf : Is that an international group? Or are those all just different american uniforms -.- Anway, badass cover.

Joey Midyett : You can bring guitars when your deployed?

Alexander Cornel : Wow, this song, sung by real soldiers gives me the goose bumps, I made a cover too, I think there should be more songs out there like this one!

TG_Yoda PlayS : God bless

Ozzie Millward : this is amazing

Aierek : This is the most anti war song you could play.