ATTENTION: THERE IS A NED FLANDERS METAL BAND
Of all the fictional characters out there, Ned Flanders is without a doubt the least metal. The sweater clad, devoutly religious, mustachioed Springfield resident is the most family friendly and timid character on The Simpsons, but surprisingly, he’s the inspiration for an ultra specific heavy metal band that fuckin’ shreds.
The band is called Okilly Dokilly, after Ned Flanders catchphrase, and if that wasn’t already perfect, it gets even better. Their debut album is called Howdilly Doodilly, their lyrics incorporate Ned Flanders quotes, and they created a new genre — NEDAL.
You haven’t lived until you’ve heard “give me a white wine spritzer” screamed gutterally. It’s incredible.
Oh, also — they dress like Ned Flanders.
ALL. OF. THEM.
LOOK AT ALL THOSE BADASS GREEN SWEATERS.
Okilly Dokilly has been around since 2015, and this week something amazing happened. The band was finally noticed by Simpsons executive producer Al Jean, and their music video for their song “White Wine Spritzer” played while the credits rolled after the latest episode.
It’s, in a word, fan-diddly-tastic.
Published at Wed, 10 Apr 2019 21:17:36 +0000