On Thursday evening, Metallica rocked Lollapalooza with a thunderous, practically two-hour set that closed with “Grasp of Puppets,” becoming a member of Kate Bush’s “Operating Up That Hill” to get a lift from Stranger Issues. Earlier than their set, there was a second that may have made the fictional Eddie Munson proud.
As shared in a clip by Netflix, Metallica was joined by none apart from Munson actor Joseph Quinn for a jam session backstage. It’s arduous to inform who was extra excited by the assembly.
“I’m a giant fan of [Stranger Things]. Have been since Season One,” Metallica’s James Hetfield advised Quinn. “My youngsters and I, it’s a bonding expertise for us.”
The singer/guitarist additionally advised Quinn that he was taller than he appeared to be on TV and Quinn went on to thank the band for permitting the present to license the Metallica basic. In response, the love fest continued when Hetfield thanked him for doing the 1986 music justice.
“It’s all I used to be listening to for 2 years,” Quinn mentioned. “I really feel very related to you guys.”
Then, the band and actor joined forces for a fast jam session backstage, which included, after all, “Grasp of Puppets.”
“We’d wish to make an announcement: Metallica is now a five-piece,” Lars Ulrich joked after. The band gave Quinn some goodies, together with a guitar and an all-access move for any of their exhibits at any time when he wished to pop up.