Last night Republican nominee Donald Trump beat out Democrat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the USA’s 45th President, and the decision truly shocked the world. No one saw it coming. No one thought it was possible, yet it quickly became a reality in front of our eyes. Just like many of us, many members of the rock and metal community were stunned by the results, and you can see some of the honest reactions below.
I didn't think my country could be this fucking stupid or hateful.
I won't tell you 'I told you so' when he tries to fuck you
— Fucker McFuckerface (@CoreyTaylorRock) November 9, 2016
— Duff McKagan (@DuffMcKagan) November 9, 2016
I haven't picked up a drink in almost 17 years…I swear tonight is the closest I've come to considering it #KiddingNotKidding I'm in shock
— Mike Portnoy (@MikePortnoy) November 9, 2016
That's the sound of the rest of the world laughing at us.
— Mark Holcomb (@MarkPeriphery) November 9, 2016
Ashamed to be an American
— Wes Borland (@wesborland) November 9, 2016
I'm just like WTF
— Charlie Benante (@skisum) November 9, 2016
We are watching the birth of a dictatorship.
— ☆ OTEP SHAMAYA ☆ (@otepofficial) November 9, 2016
Embarrassed and truly fucking depressed with the decision my country made tonight. Nothing else to say.
— Josh Gilbert (@Josh_Gilbert) November 9, 2016
Shocked and Concerned for our future https://t.co/7bO3Oeuwws
— Dino Cazares (@DinoCazares) November 9, 2016
What the actual fuck is happening? ?
— T❍mmy L33 (@MrTommyLand) November 9, 2016
Hetfield had it right –
"We're so fucked! Shit out a luck. Hard wired to self-destruct!"
— Doc Coyle (@DocCoyle) November 9, 2016
— Chester Bennington (@ChesterBe) November 9, 2016
We all deserve what comes next. Good luck.
— Maynard J Keenan (@mjkeenan) November 9, 2016