Gen Z Reacts to Slipknot: “Is This The Purge?”

What does the technology of younger adults and youngsters who have been born across the identical time or after Slipknot fashioned consider the masked metallic band? Judging by a brand new video on the favored “REACT” YouTube channel, they’re confused, scared, revulsed, and typically intrigued.

Era Z (or Gen Z) is usually thought-about the inhabitants born from 1997 by 2012, which means they vary in age from about 10 to 25. Slipknot fashioned in 1995, with singer Corey Taylor becoming a member of them in 1997, which makes the band roughly the identical age because the oldest Gen Z-ers. So, the children on this video both weren’t born but or have been simply infants when Slipknot broke onto the scene.

The individuals have been performed plenty of Slipknot music movies starting from “Wait and Bleed” from the band’s self-titled 1999 effort to “The Dying Music (Time to Sing)” from their just-released newest album, THE END, SO FAR.

A number of the reactions are fairly hilarious, with one shocked younger man named Anthony exclaiming, “Oh, is that this The Purge?,” referring to the 2013 film wherein all crimes are decriminalized for in the future.

One other nice line comes from Jaxon, who says, “I’m OK with metallic, however heavy metallic is sort of a bit a lot for me!” Apparently, there’s a distinction between metallic and heavy metallic.

A younger girl named Jayka gives two totally different views. Whereas watching the reside footage of a crowd going loopy within the “Wait and Bleed” video, she remarks, “Not my cup of tea nevertheless it appears so lit! I’m not gonna lie, all people right here appears to be having a superb time.” Afterward, whereas viewing the “Left Behind” video, she says, “If I used to be 8 years outdated and I noticed this on TV, I’d in all probability pee my pants.

As for Slipknot, they just lately wrapped up the most recent North American leg of their “Knotfest Roadshow.” The band will headline plenty of festivals in Latin America this December, adopted by a slew of worldwide dates in 2023, together with the just-announced Obtain Pageant within the UK (tickets obtainable here).

See all of the Gen Z reactions to Slipknot’s music movies within the clip under.