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Unlocking The Truth: the greatest 11-year-old metal band in New York City

by | 3rd, June 2013

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RESTORING our faith in music’s future are Unlocking The Truth, a sixth-grade metal band. It’s not all about Simon’s Cowell’s CD collection (now almost one-shelf long!).  Take it away, Malcolm Brickhouse, Jarad Dawkins and Alec Atkins.

The boys (all 11-years-old) spoke to Vice :

Where do you guys get the ideas for your songs?
Jarad: Well, people judge Malcolm about… he wears nail polish and I dealt with it once and I see what Malcolm felt because everybody judged him, but I ignored it and I think he does too. Alec do you get judged?
Alec: No… I go to a weird school so, like, anything happens.

What do you guys think about rap?
Malcolm: I don’t like it at all.
Alec: Rap is meaningless.

Any rituals before you go on stage?
Jarad: I usually do paradiddles. It’s a drum strategy to get my arms in shape.
Malcolm: I sweep pick. And when I perform, I get nervous and start talking to myself. I say random things to myself

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