How a 96-year-old Holocaust survivor started writing heavy metal songs

How a 96-year-old Holocaust survivor started writing heavy metal songs

Death Metal Grandma, which you can watch below, focuses on Ginsberg’s jaw-dropping life and career as a musician. Ginsberg fled Austria prior to World War II, relocating to a refugee camp in Switzerland before moving to Los Angeles and making a career composing songs for the likes of Nat King Cole and Dean Martin. After being inspired to pursue heavy metal in her later years by a friend who was terrified of the content of her lyrics, Ginsberg formed TritoneKings and reinvented herself as ‘Death Metal Grandma’, appearing on programs such as Switzerland’s Got Talent as well as auditioning for America’s Got Talent. Imagine being her grandchild.

 

 

Read more about the fascinating story of Inges Ginsberg, AKA the Death Metal Grandma, here