The NESkimos are a rock/metal band that plays covers of NES music. They have been featured on MTV, G4 and PAX. Some fan favorite covers of theirs include songs from Punch Out!, Contra and Castlevania. They formed in late 1999 or in 2000, inspired by boredom and the emulator scene. They have albums available for purchase, such as "Brutality" and "The Strongening".