Grandpa Aerospace Engineer Rocks the Stage at America’s Got Talent

Retired aerospace engineer and Navy pilot, John Hetlinger, brought the house down with his surprising performance in the TV show America’s Got Talent


Retired aerospace engineer and Navy pilot, John Hetlinger

 

Engineers have always been stereotyped as, geeky, serious, and boring. Here’s proof that we, engineers can be fun, awesome and timeless. Retired aerospace engineer and Navy pilot, John Hetlinger, brought the house down with his surprising performance in the TV show America’s Got Talent.

 

Source: America’s Got Talent

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The eighty-two-year old grandfather performed Drowning Pool’s “Bodies”. The performance was so hard-core that the judges were blown away and the audience stood up and cheered for him like he they were at an actual rock concert. The band Drowning Pool saw the performance and want him to perform the song again. This time, with them.

Drowning Pool

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The metal song “Bodies” is one of the most iconic metal rock songs universally loved my metal heads, and the fact that it’s loved even by people of John’s age makes C.J. Pierce, the guitarist of Drowning Pool smile. “I didn’t realize our demographic is from 8-year-olds to 82-year-olds,” Pierce said. “That’s killer.”

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Grandpa Aerospace Engineer Rocks the Stage at America’s Got Talent

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