Contact Us

Band of 11-Year-Old Metalheads Perform on Streets of New York City – Best of YouTube

THIS is how to raise your kids properly. Just give your youngster a guitar, bass or drum kit, find them some fellow deathcore musicians, and they’ll start making some bank in the city that never sleeps. Soon, you’ll tell your boss to “take this job and shove it” while your prodigal child becomes metal royalty through brutal breakdowns and sick shredding.

This youthful metal trio is Brooklyn’s own Unlocking the Truth, a band comprised of 11-year-olds who have taken the streets of Times Square by storm. The group is made up of guitarist Malcolm Brickhouse, drummer Jarad Dawkins and bassist Alec Atkins. Although Unlocking the Truth have a few videos up online, including a performance of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ and a successful amateur night performance at Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater, this public deathcore display has given the group a viral video.

When the Beatles took to the rooftop of Apple Records for a surprise public show in 1969, many business-types were annoyed by the hubbub of pesky guitar rock, so we can’t even imagine how some NYC socialites must have reacted to Unlocking the Truth. Luckily, lots of people passing by the band stopped to take in the brutality, supporting the kid group with raucous applause and cheers.

Unlocking the Truth are currently working on their third and fourth studio albums, which are expected to be completed in summer 2013. The group’s influences include Motionless in White, Escape the Fate, Slipknot, Metallica, Disturbed and many others.

Check out Unlocking the Truth shaking the streets of New York City with brutal breakdowns in the video above.

Previous YouTube Clip: 3-Year-Old Lukas Rocks Korn Classic in Car Seat

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://loudwire.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!