Metallica Jams With ‘Stranger Issues’ Star Joseph Quinn At Lollapalooza
Metallica clearly has quite a lot of love for actor Joseph Quinn and his work because the metal-loving Eddie on season 4 of “Stranger Issues.”
The legendary band invited Quinn backstage at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Thursday to not solely meet the rockers but in addition to rock out with them. Netflix posted a video documenting the meet-up on their Instagram account. “[T]his is for Eddie,” the streamer captioned the put up alongside a rock ‘n’ roll salute emoji.
Quinn has turn into indelibly linked with Metallica due to his spectacular efficiency of their 1986 traditional “Grasp of Puppets” on the favored collection.
“You’re taller than on the TV,” Metallica frontman James Hetfield instructed Quinn once they met. After thanking the group for permitting “Stranger Issues” to incorporate “Grasp of Puppets” within the collection, the actor requested Hetfield if he’s a fan of the present. “I’m an enormous fan of it,” he replied. “And have been since Season 1. My youngsters and I, it’s been a bonding expertise for us.”
Hetfield went on to reward how Quinn handled “Grasp of Puppets,” giving him kudos “for doing it justice.” Quinn appeared relieved, telling the rock star, “It’s all I used to be listening to for 2 years. I really feel very related to you guys.”
At that time, Quinn bought to stay out his “Stranger Issues” alter ego’s dream: he bought to jam with Metallica. “I’m a bit rusty, so I’d want a lesson,” he stated, apprehensive. However, as Netflix’s video exhibits, the star clearly held his personal. Drummer Lars Ulrich even quipped that Quinn was now the band’s fifth member.
As a ultimate signal of their gratitude, Metallica gifted Quinn a reproduction of Eddie Munson’s pink and black guitar which all of them signed.
Metallica’s “Stranger Issues” love at Lollapalooza didn’t finish there. The group closed their set on night time one of many Chicago music competition by doing a dueting Quinn’s “Grasp of Puppets” efficiency in “Stranger Issues,” projecting the scene from the season 4 finale on a display screen behind them as they performed.
Metallica performing “Grasp Of Puppets” whereas Eddie Munson is on the screenspic.twitter.com/hw37cL1tyi
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Hello, Eddie Munson!
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A guitar participant since childhood, Quinn has stated that he performed alongside to the grasp recording of “Grasp of Puppets” when he filmed his now-famous scene. “We had a backing monitor and I used to be taking part in together with it,” he instructed EW earlier this month. “I wouldn’t need to mess with what they’ve already bought, however it was very helpful to have the ability to play alongside character-wise.”
“It’s a fairly adolescent fantasy to be a rock star, isn’t it? I felt like one for an evening,” he added. “It was nice having [co-star] Gaten [Matarazzo] up there with me. They actually turned it up once they performed ‘Grasp of Puppets’ and the entire crew have been there.”
The “Stranger Issues” love-fest at Lollapalooza comes simply weeks after Metallica praised the present on Instagram, writing, “The way in which the Duffer Brothers have included music into Stranger Issues has at all times been next-level, so we have been past psyched for them to not solely embody ‘Grasp of Puppets’ within the present, however to have such a pivotal scene constructed round it.”