Everyone knows the American version of The Voice, featuring Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and a revolving list of other coaches, but most don't know that the show is a world-wide phenomenon, dedicated the best singers across the planet.

With ear piercings and a tattooed skull. Pierre Edel is a French born, Russian singer, whose fearsome look made an instant impression on the audience when he appeared on Russia’s The Voice. Although the four judges couldn’t see what he looked like during the blind audition, an instant hush came over the room when he stepped on stage. But that hush immediately turned to cheers as the crowd went wild when Edel flashed a smile and broke into Led Zepplin's "Whole Lotta Love"

By the end of his performance he had won over the judges and the crowd with his amazing rock n’ roll talent!

video and photo source YouTube/Brothers Of Music

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