The Slatest

In a Time of Crisis, a Panicked Nation Comes Together to Watch Nu-Metal Band Trapt Melt Down on Twitter

Truly, we are all Trapt.

Do you remember early aughts nu-metal band Trapt? Of course you do. They were on your high school wrestling team playlists and probably an x-treme yogurt commercial or two. You’ve almost certainly heard their 2002 hit single “Headstrong.”

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It’s what the band was best known for—until today. But now, after sending out roughly 900 tweets in 48 hours (which accounts for one-fifth of their total tweet output) , Trapt will be remembered first and foremost for an absolutely spectacular Twitter meltdown the likes of which we haven’t seen since Smash Mouth. As far as I can tell, the tirade began when they responded to tweets from civil rights activist Talbert Swan and noted Chris Chris Evans

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You can see where this is going.

Of course, no one should have to wade through Trapt’s entire two-day output, so join me as we attempt to go through some of the highlights of a pro-Trump, anti-victim-mentality tantrum from the poor man’s Drowning Pool. Because if anything can heal our fractured nation in this time of great uncertainty, it’s watching Trapt absolutely lose it.

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While the band clearly has an interest in a variety of subjects, a few patterns did begin to emerge. A continued war on shoulder chips, for one.

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Did you know that Trapt has 2 million Spotify and 2.6 million Pandora listeners? You do now!

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Nothing, however, gets Trapt quite as fired up as railing against the victim mentality and virtue signaling of our modern era.

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OK!

In the process of writing this post, Trapt sent roughly 150 additional tweets with no apparent plan to slow down any time soon.

We wish them the best of luck.

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