82-year-old on 'America's Got Talent' kills metal cover and Simon Cowell will never be the same (hopefully).

82-year-old on 'America's Got Talent' kills metal cover and Simon Cowell will never be the same (hopefully).
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Meet John Hetlinger. Retired aerospace engineer and Navy pilot, he has dedicated his golden years to something even more badass than launching the Hubble telescope and beating the Nazis: hard rock. Hetlinger may have retired as an engineer but is a fully active karaoke artist, taking on America's Got Talent singing metal with the energy of someone who has seen some real sh*t.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfR5O2PXzfc

Hetlinger shocks Simon Cowell, who has basically seen it all at this point, with an impassioned take on Drowning Pool's "Bodies." The notoriously sassy Cowell is rendered speechless.

82-year-old on 'America's Got Talent' kills metal cover and Simon Cowell will never be the same (hopefully).
Let the bodies hit the floor.

Most 82-year-old's can't handle listening to metal, let alone singing it. For enduring the screams alone, Hetlinger's certainly got talent.

82-year-old on 'America's Got Talent' kills metal cover and Simon Cowell will never be the same (hopefully).
He's what Beevis and Butthead will be like when they reach their 80s.
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