METALLICA Jams With 13-Year-Old Boy On Drums

METALLICA Jams With 13-Year-Old Boy On Drums

According to The Pulse Of Radio, a 13-year-old boy named Evan got the birthday gift of a lifetime when he performed "Seek And Destroy" with METALLICA at the metal legends' show Tuesday night (June 11) at the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam.

In pro-shot video posted on METALLICA's social media pages, frontman James Hetfield is seen saying: "Oh God, Lars shrunk! They put Lars in the wash. I told 'em not to put him in the dryer. He shrunk," as the camera shows Evan behind the kit, with Lars Ulrich coming over to give him some last-minute advice.

Evan then does a fine job opening the metal classic with Ulrich screaming, "That's right!" in the mic before eventually taking over the drum kit from Evan for the rest of the song.

The youngster ended up going on Instagram after the show to write: "Well well well no words I mean to play drums in front of 68,000 people with my hero's my favourite band of all time was just the best thing ever and to top it all off it was my bday !!"

METALLICA continues its European tour on Thursday night (June 13) in Cologne, Germany.

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).