Music to slay aliens by

Given that video game music is held in such high regard by players, it's perhaps not surprising that there are literally hundreds of tributes floating around the net right now. However, few can match the awesomeness of this effort by On Being Human.

The band - which is made up of film, television and video game composers - posted footage online of them recording one of the most rocking covers of the Super Metroid theme that we've ever heard.

You can download the song from here, but in the meantime, check out in the video below and prepare your eardrums for a truly epic aural assault.