Metallica Defends New Fans, Says No Gatekeeping Allowed

Metallica is defending their new fans. 

Eddie’s performance of “Master of Puppets” in the season finale of “Stranger Things” is drawing in a whole new set of listeners, and Metallica is here for it. 

A commenter on the band’s TikTok post about the song said, “I’m sorry Metallica for all the fake Stranger Things fans. Love ya.” 

The band wasted no time responding, saying, “Don’t be sorry. Everyone is welcome in the Metallica Family. Whether you’ve been a fan for 40 hours or 40 years, we all share a bond through music. All of you started at ground zero at one point in time.”