Rockers React to 2016 Presidential Election Results


Story by Anne Erickson

Here’s what Skillet, Corey Taylor and more have to say about the 2016 election

The 2016 U.S. presidential election was one for the books, and everyone seems to have an opinion about the outcome, including rockers. Following the election results, many rock and metal heavyweights took to Twitter to give their thoughts on the results. Here are some of their tweets:

Nikki Sixx: “I love America.I hope we can grow from this.”

Skillet: “The election is over.time for our country to heal.”may God be gracious to us & bless us &make His face shine upon us &give us peace.”

Tommy Lee: “Way to go America!! Good job guys!!! idiots!!!!”

Corey Taylor: “Do yourself a favor: find some friends in the black/latino/LGBT+ communities tonight. They’re going to need your help- possibly protection.”

Sixx:A.M.’s DJ Ashba: “Congrats to our 45th President @realDonaldTrump MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! #UnitedWeStand #DividedWeFall #ElectionNight”

Wes Borland: “Ashamed to be an American.”

Lzzy Hale: “Now, more than ever we must put aside our petty differences, and lift each other up. WE Are the ones we’ve been waiting for.”

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