Yeah.  You read that right.

Today, WTF Wednesday proudly presents:

A British death metal band, Unfathomable Ruination ... catchy name ... have decided to play until they die.  Or pass out .. whichever comes first I guess.  These head banging brainiacs will climb into an airtight, iron box and then rock until they run out of oxygen.

death metal band to rock without oxygen
Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images

I'm sure you must be curious as to why so, read on.  It's a "performance art" deal by Portugese artist Joao Onofre that he calls "Box Sized Die". (Notice Joao doesn't get in the box himself?)  The event happens tomorrow and .. maybe .. the 4th in London. According to the city of London's official website:

“In each location the sculpture travels to, Onofre invites a local death metal band to play, on this occasion Unfathomable Ruination.” “The box is soundproofed, determining and restricting the performance’s duration to the length of time in which the oxygen is expended. Outside the cube, viewers observe its strange vibrations, only viewing the band’s entrance and exit to the performance space.”


Believe it or not, Unfathomable Stupidity ... errrr, Ruination ... aren't the first ones to try this. Holocausto Canibal already did it in Portugal, see for yourself!

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