The musical comedian Bill Bailey – star of Hot Fuzz and Never Mind The Buzzcocks, among other things – has made no secret of his love of all things metal and hard rock. And this weekend he headlines his own stage, as part of Sonisphere, the European moveable feast of a metal festival. He’ll be playing alongside Slipknot, Motorhead and Limp Bizkit…and Metallica.
Actually, his set in the UK is two days after Metallica’s, but being a considerate sort, he has offered his, erm, unique services, if, for whatever reason, things should go awry.
Just watch this, it’s all the pick-me-up you need: