82-year-old John Hetlinger—a former Navy pilot and program manager for an instrument that helped repair the Hubble Space Telescope—surprised Simon Cowell and Co. with a screaming audition of Drowning Pool’s “Bodies.” 

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Within seconds of Hetlinger beginning his take on the song, the crowd erupted in both shock and support. You can watch video of the performance, which premiered exclusively on AOL, below. America's Got Talent premieres Tuesday, June 7, on NBC at 8:00 p.m. EST.