Metalheads are hot right now, according to the internet

Forever considered cultural outsiders, the alternative to the norm, it seems we metalheads are finally getting “cool” – at least on social media. In fact, according to TikTok and what has now brought in billions – yes, billions – from searches related to Weird stuffEddie Munson on the platform, we’re getting a little… er… fetishized too?

Eddie Munson conquered the hearts of millions in the final season of Netflix hit Weird stuff after saving his friends from nightmarish creatures living in the Upside Down, via a kickass playthrough of Metallica’s Puppeteer. Since then, Munson’s status as a pop culture hero has taken on new meaning through TikTok and other social media platforms — he’s now also considered a heartthrob.

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