Greta Thunberg is the news magazine Time’s person of the year, and it looks like she scares many insecure men as much as brutal metal music do? Why not take her world-famous speech from the UN Climate Summit even further with death metal!
That was probably what the death metal phenomenon G.T, also known as John Mollusk, the drummer of New York thrash metal band Suaka, converted the speech into a death metal song where he himself growls along with Greta. The clip went viral and has already been viewed over 4 million times. The track How Dare You,
Greta Thunberg herself approved the metal make-over of her speech by tweeting «I have moved on from this climate thing… From now on I will be doing death metal only!!».
A statement from a metal fan is this, «The most powerful and influential message death metal has given us, bravo!».
A time ago, Greta Thunberg (the teenaged leader of the climate revolution, she needs no further presentation) gave a speech to the world leaders at the opening of the UN Climate Summit in New York. The speech, where she relentlessly scolded the world’s most powerful people for their lack of action facing the climate crisis, quickly became a classic and, along with Martin Luther King’s epoch-making speech, I have a dream, is placed among the most influential and important speeches in the history of modern humanity.
YouTuber John Mollusk took it upon himself to create this metal song, and honestly Greta Thunberg should heavily consider incorporating more heavy metal into her speeches. It really makes the urgency of climate change action hit home just a little bit harder»!
All the record company’s profits from the release will go straight to the environmental rights activist group Greenpeace. With the single release, Despotz Records launches a campaign under the hashtag #GREENMETAL where they urge the metal fans worldwide to mobilize and take part in the environmental movement together and to create history making the death metal song How Dare You enter the billboard top 10 charts!
G.T. states, «When I saw her speech, I was very impressed by her passion and outrage, and the words she chose just evoked the darkness of the metal music I love, Entombed, Gojira, At the Gates, Sepultura. He hopes people don’t think he’s trying to make fun of her with the video and that they understand he agrees with her message.