82-Year-Old John Hetlinger Rocks Rob Zombie’s ‘Dragula’ on ‘America’s Got Talent,’ Gets Eliminated From Show
“I can never die.” 82-year-old America’s Got Talent contestant John Hetlinger just keeps stomping faces on television. This time around, the octogenarian vocalist brutalized the AGT audience with a rendition of Rob Zombie’s “Dragula.”
John Hetlinger became everyone’s favorite heavy metal grandpa after crushing Drowning Pool’s “Bodies” on national TV. With his pants damn near up to his armpits, Hetlinger shocked us all with his vocal presence, which eventually led him to performing “Bodies” onstage with Drowning Pool at Chicago Open Air and Ohio’s Ink in the Clink Festival.
America’s Got Talent judge Simon Cowell actually gave Hetlinger a genuinely warm welcome as he took the stage yet again. Pants perhaps even higher than last time, Hetlinger boasted about his 63-year-old trophy wife and spoke about what an AGT win would mean to him. “I’ve had a lot of exciting things in my many years, but this would be top of the list,” John said.
John’s wife was singing along as he sang his way through “Dragula.” Hetlinger was seriously unhinged this time and though judge Heidi Klum gave John the X, the other four judges watched and enjoyed the “Dragula” performance. However, their support wasn't enough to move him through to the next round, as Hetlinger was one of the contestants cut on this episode.
Check out John Hetlinger jam Rob Zombie’s “Dragula” on America’s Got Talent above!
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