[Video] Sign Language Interpreter Rocks Out During Live Performance

The Interpreter Was Signing For Metal Band, Killswitch Engage

May 6, 2019

Music is for everybody, even those who can’t hear it. Music festivals have been stepping up for their deaf audience members, as many have begun bringing in sign language interpreters. Someone recently recorded the interpreter at Jacksonville’s Welcome to Rockfest, and it’s impressive to say the least.

This moves me, seeing my lyrics especially these particular lyrics signed.... I am honored and at the moment overwhelmed. I hope this message reaches as many people as it can. Those who suffer from a mental illness, those who know all to well the extremes of the mind, the helplessness and the empowerment that can accompany all of it. It’s chaos, it’s beautiful it’s gut wrenching. AGAIN honored to see this!SHE IS KILLING IT!!! Thank you to this woman for helping spread the message of the music. ---- #StrenghtOfTheMind #MentalHealthAwareness #SuicidePrevention #YouAreNotAlone #ItsoknotToBeOk #SignLanguage #UniversalLanguage #JesseLeach #Lyrics #Honored . #Repost @957thehog ・・・ Everybody’s having fun at @welcometorockville #killswitchengage #asl

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The video takes place during a Killswitch Engage performance at the music festival. The female interpreter can be seen rocking out along with the metal band, while brilliantly signing the lyrics. Even the band’s lead singer was impressed, as he posted the video on his Instagram page.

In his message, Jesse Leach wrote, “This moves me, seeing my lyrics especially these particular lyrics signed…. I am honored and at the moment overwhelmed.” Killswitch Engage was clearly happy with her work, as Leach thanked the sign language interpreter for “helping spread the message of the music.” While she has yet to be identified, it seems she will soon have plenty of bands looking to hiring her.

Via Metal Injection