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Tag Archives: Drowning Pool

Woman covering Drowning Pool’s “Bodies” goes viral, catches attention of band

Posted by on September 19, 2019

Video of a woman covering Drowning Pool’s “Bodies” at a karaoke bar in Maryland went viral Wednesday (18th). Dressed unassumingly in a billowy floral dress and white cardigan, the woman struggles atonally through the sung verse, but nails the more aggressive chorus, getting growly and guttural at the perfect moments. She then proceeds to get […]

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Old dude to join Drowning Pool onstage again

Posted by on November 28, 2016

Remember John Hetlinger. It’s ok if you don’t, it’s been a long year. He was the 82 year-old that sound up winning America’s heart on America’s Got Talent by his amazingly angry rendition of Drowning Pool’s “Bodies.” The guy struck a nerve, and not only did the band say that they’d  be “more than down to […]

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Members of Anthrax, Trivium, Pierce the Veil and more preview NFL season

Posted by on September 8, 2016

In a moment that many were waiting for as soon as the Broncos won the Super Bowl back in February, tonight the NFL season kicks off, which is a sure sign of fall being here. Perhaps the sport with the most passionate fans, and definitely the most metal sport besides perhaps hockey, many will be […]

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Animals covering Drowning Pool > old dude covering Drowning Pool

Posted by on August 10, 2016

Drowning Pool’s “Bodies” is to hard rock and metal as Smashmouth’s “All Star” is to the rest of music. A song from around the turn of the century that’s popular enough to have basically turned into a meme. But whereas “All Star” is winding up in mash-ups with Linkin Park and Disturbed, “Bodies” has taken on […]

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Chicago Open Air Festival takes over Toyota Park for inaugural Event

Posted by on July 21, 2016

This past weekend, Danny Wilmer Presents (DWP), the group behind World’s Loudest Month in May every year, stepped up their Festival game by creating the first ever Chicago Open Air Festival. From July 15-17, over 75,000 people converged on the small town of Bridgeview, Illinois for what was promised as a weekend we would not forget. With […]

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Old dude returns to ‘America’s Got Talent,’ sings Rob Zombie

Posted by on July 21, 2016

  As Leslie Jones said on Saturday Night Live, you can achieve your dreams at any age. Harrison Ford was a carpenter at 30, Vera Wang didn’t design her first dress until she was 40, and John Hetlinger didn’t sing onstage with Drowning Pool until he was 82. Yep, the old codger knocked ’em dead […]

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Watch the 82 year-old Drowning Pool fan sing “Bodies” with the band

Posted by on July 15, 2016

Remember that 82 year-old man who auditioned on America’s Got Talent singing Drowning Pool’s “Bodies”? The veteran made the news around the web to the point of getting to Drowning Pool’s ears and were so eager for the man’s ambition that they stated to be “more than down to party” with him and even invited him […]

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Members of Revocation, GWAR, Alien Ant Farm & more state their favorite Nintendo game

Posted by on July 15, 2016

  Yesterday, the internet went insane after Nintendo announced that they would be relaunching their classic NES system as the NES Classic Edition. The new console will come with 30 built-in games, many of them classics, like Super Mario Bros., Metroid and The Legend of Zelda. Initially launched in 1985, the Nintendo Entertainment System brought […]

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82 year old Drowning Pool fan to play with Drowning Pool this weekend

Posted by on July 14, 2016

  Last month, the internet was set on fire by an old guy that people much younger rallied around. No, we’re not talking about Bernie Sanders, we’re talking about 82 year-old John Hetlinger, the former Navy pilot that appeared on America’s Got Talent to do a rendition of Drowning Pool’s “Bodies” that won over everyone that […]

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Drowning Pool’s CJ Pierce “more than down to party” with ‘America’s Got Talent’ singer

Posted by on June 8, 2016

Just yesterday, 82 year old John Hetlinger surprised everyone on the season premiere of America’s Got Talent (and the internet) when he busted out a karaoke version of Drowning Pool’s “Bodies.” The band quickly got word of this, and it turns out they want to give the man a chance to perform some full band karaoke band […]

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