82-year-old John Hetlinger performed this song
on the July 20, 2016 episode of America's Got Talent
. A previous rendition by Heflinger on the popular NBC competition show of the Drowning Pool classic "Bodies
" went viral.
Hetlinger explained to the Denver Post
that been going to karaoke bars in Albuquerque, where two of his children live, for a while when the DJ at Spectators Sports Pub and Grill asked him to join him for a song. The pair took on "Dragula", much to the delight of the bar's crowd. "That was great - an old guy doing metal," Hetlinger said, later adding, "I have no idea what it means. I have no idea what the words mean. I have no idea at all."