Shared by the Black Sabbath Instagram page, a new video has emerged featuring quarantined Italians doing the Macarena to a Black Sabbath classic.
With the recent COVID-19 outbreak and Italy being on full lockdown, multiple videos have emerged of Italians dancing and singing to a whole string of hits from around the world. Now while most of the videos are in fact fake, they are all still incredibly entertaining.
In case you’ve missed it, yes, Italy is currently on full lockdown due to the fast-spreading novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, but no disease will stop the Italian people from a good time. In a recently shared clip, a bunch of Italian citizens joined together to dance to the ‘Macarena’ from their balconies, and someone has dubbed a Black Sabbath song over the top of the video.
Black Sabbath officially posted the video to their Instagram page, in which you can watch an entire group of Italians out dancing on their balconies during the lockdown. The Black Sabbath song playing in the background is the politically-charged Paranoid hit ‘War Pigs’. You can watch the video below.
Even though the video isn’t necessarily real, the Italians still have some good taste in music. A few days ago, a guitar player was shredding Slayer’s ‘Raining Blood’ from his balcony as well.
Worldometer reports that Italy currently has over 35,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, with just under 3,000 deaths and over 4,000 recoveries. The strictly enforced nationwide lockdown prohibits any citizens from leaving their homes, except to go to essential places like grocery stores and medical facilities. They are the first democratic country to declare such a measure since World War II.
We send the people of Italy our best during this time of lockdown and quarantine.
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You can watch the video of the people doing the Macarena to Black Sabbath below.