Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox cover Metallica’s Seek & Destroy on guitar… and squeaky Santa toys

Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox cover Metallica's Seek And Destroy
(Image credit: Toyah Willcox / YouTube)

Robert Fripp and Toyah Willcox’s Sunday Lunch YouTube series has continued to go from strength to strength throughout 2022. However, it arguably reached its artistic peak this past week, as the duo covered Metallica’s Seek & Destroy, through the medium of guitar and squeaky chew toys.

In the clip, Fripp handles a combination of Kirk Hammett’s jarring opening lick and James Hetfield’s immediate, chunky thrash riff via his Fernandes electric guitar. Willcox then employs chew toys to surprisingly musical (but-OK-not-that-brilliant) effect in a sort of descending note across the chorus. It’s a bit like string-bending at points, but also a lot more painful and irritating. 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.