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The 13 greatest uses of cowbell in rock and metal

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10. Guns N’ Roses – Nightrain

‘Loaded like a freight train, flyin’ like and airplane, feelin’ like a space brain one more time tonight…’ At the heart of the driving riff propelling those lyrics, Steven Adler’s pounding cowbell mightn’t have the heft of the titular locomotive but, with Guns N’ Roses dragging the genre furiously into the future, it grounded the track, weaving in threads of the old-school stadium sound Guns would go on to channel to world conquering effect.

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