Get ready for an epic collaboration from Gaten Matarazzo and Paramore

Paramore have invited Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo to perform with them live on stage after he and his band covered their song ‘Misery Business‘.

Last month, footage emerged online of the young actor and his band Work In Progress covering Paramore along with Foo Fighters and Fall Out Boy. Check it out below.

Now, Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams has invited Matarazzo to play with them in future.


“I saw your band’s Miz Biz cover and all i can say is: ‘open invite to crash a pmore stage and thrash those luscious locks around (& harmonize, obv) whenever the spirit (of rock) leads you’,” she wrote on Twitter.

Matarazzo then replied: “Dude!! Yesss!!!! Let’s make this happen! Thanks.”

Gaten appeared this weekend at the Golden Globe Awards, however many fans took to Twitter to voice confusion and concern as to why his co-star Millie Bobby-Brown did not walk the red carpet with them.

Meanwhile, Williams recently responded to criticism of the lyrics to ‘Misery Business’ in a new interview – after many accused it for its supposedly ‘anti-feminist’ lines “Once a whore, you’re nothing more / I’m sorry, that will never change.”


“The thing that annoyed me,” Hayley Williams says, “was that I had already done so much soul-searching about it, years before anyone else had decided there was an issue. When the article began circulating, I sort of had to go and rehash everything in front of everybody. It was important, however, for me to show humility in that moment.

“I was a 17 year old kid when I wrote the lyrics in question and if I can somehow exemplify what it means to grow up, get information, and become any shade of ‘woke’, then that’s a-okay with me.”

Paramore tour dates and tickets

Paramore are about to hit the UK and Ireland for a 2018 tour. Dates are below and tickets are available here.

Thursday January 11 – CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena
Friday January 12 – LONDON O2 Arena
Sunday January 14 – BIRMINGHAM Genting Arena
Friday January 19 – MANCHESTER Arena
Saturday January 20 – GLASGOW SSE Hyrdro


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