WATCH: Bill Bailey Covers Metallica Like A Seal Would

Bill Bailey

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:


Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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