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This metal-loving grandma singing Rob Zombie at karaoke is the best thing you'll see today

Metal grandma and Rob Zombie
(Image credit: YouTube, Miikka Skaffari/FilmMagic)

Meet Pamela Willis Martin: a Grandma who spends most of her downtime in a sports grill known as The Gaming Goat in Arizona, and losing her shit to Rob Zombie. If you hadn't guessed already, she's no regular old lady.

In a newly-surfaced video, Pamela can be seen surrounded by a gaggle of headbanging whippersnappers as she takes the mic and performs a stonking karaoke rendition of Rob Zombie's Dragula. This doesn't seem to be a case of grandkids pranking granny either – it's clear she knows every word and is obviously very well rehearsed. 

Sporting a spotty pink jumpsuit, the metal-loving Grandma casually perches on a bar stool and fiercely hammers out the 1998 stomper with militant articulation – there's no messing around here.

Pamela isn't the first OAP to wave the flag for all things heavy. Nine years prior to Pam's performance in 2011, an 80 year old was spotted belting out the same tune in a karaoke bar. Better yet, there's the time former Navy pilot and retired program manager for the Hubble telescope John Hetlinger stormed America's Got Talent with his cover of Drowning Pool's Bodies, and subsequently, his performance of Rob Zombie's Dragula – before he got booted from the 2016 competition. Following his brief bit of fame, Hetlinger even got to accompany Drowning Pool on stage for a run of festival dates. 

Watch the video below:

Liz Scarlett
Liz Scarlett

Liz works on keeping the Louder sites up to date with the latest news from the world of rock and metal. Prior to joining Louder as a full time staff writer, she completed a Diploma with the National Council for the Training of Journalists and received a First Class Honours Degree in Popular Music Journalism. She enjoys writing about anything from neo-glam rock to stoner, doom and progressive metal, and loves celebrating women in music. '10 bands that rip off Black Sabbath but get away with it' is her favourite article she's written with Louder so far. When not writing, Liz enjoys various creative endeavours such as graphic design, as well as reading about rock’n’roll history, art and magic.