It’s important not to take yourself too seriously when you’re as successful as Metallica, and in the band’s latest TV appearance, they proved why they’re essentially the funniest mob in metal.
The LA metal legends have gone viral with a music video of a different kind after they appeared on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.
Armed with toy instruments, they performed a very special rendition of Enter Sandman with the chat show host.
Frontman James Hetfield proceeded to belt out the lyrics like he was surrounded by the usual fire canons and thousands of adoring fans.
Meanwhile drummer Lars Ulrich swapped his ionic kit for a Fisher Price drum.
Yes, it really is every bit as good as it sounds.