Metallica “stoked” by Master of Puppets' scene-stealing role in Stranger Things

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Metallica have praised Stranger Things, expressing their joy at the inclusion of Master of Puppets in its season four finale.

In the episode, The Piggyback, one of the show’s main characters, Eddie Munson (Joseph Quinn, Aidan Fisher as a body double for the guitar parts) plays the legendary metal track in a bona-fide hellscape in an act of heroism.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.