Watch France’s President Macron rock out to death metal thanks to a YouTube bet

Watch France's President Macron rock out to death metal thanks to a YouTube bet

If you thought a metal version of French national anthem La Marseillaise would never rock the country’s presidential palace grounds, you would be wrong.

President Emanuel Macron recently welcomed YouTubers McFly and Carlito to his stunning home for a chat, some games, and — the main event — a private concert by French death metal band Ultra Vomit. The YouTubers posted a video of the visit Sunday.

The video came about thanks to a bet. In February, at the beginning of a coronavirus surge in the country, Macron challenged the duo to make a video promoting social distancing measures. The president said he would allow the pair to film their next video at his Elysee palace if the video got over 10 million views.  Read more…

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