Comedy great Tim Minchin is a master of analyzing music. Along with his own comedic songs, Minchin created the original scores for Matilda the Musical and Groundhog Day, and will release his debut studio album, Apart Together, on Nov. 20. To celebrate the new album, we challenged Minchin and his analytical skills, daring the comedian to react to some of metal’s silliest videos.
“There’s nothing I like more than pieces of American culture,” Minchin said as he watched a high school football team’s cringeworthy nu-metal video. “I mean, what harm have they ever done?”