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Metallica looks for work in new ESPN spot

music.yahoo.com Published: July 15, 2014

Metallica have a sense of humor, a fact they proved recently with the video they made to troll Glastonbury protesters. And now they're proving it again in a spot for ESPN's SportsCenter that will air during tonight's Home Run Derby, according to RollingStone.com.



The clip plays off the idea that since Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera retired at the end of last season (taking his "Enter Sandman" entrance music with him) they don't know what to do with themselves, so they have started coming up with their own ideas.

"Sometimes it can be quite freeing to put yourself at the mercy of others," Lars Ulrich says about making the ad. "ESPN's commercials have a tendency to be hilarious. We were like, 'That sounds like a good time.' The whole thing had an overriding impulsivity to it."

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