METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has told the Associated Press that he doesn’t mind the fact that his band will probably never get to play the Super Bowl.
“The [METALLICA] fan base is really wide, but as far as playing halftime for the Super Bowl, I have a feeling that ship has passed,” he said (see video below). “We’re not a variety show. We’re not pop. We’re not sparkly and all that kind of stuff that I think seems to be what is needed for that.”
“It’s great to be hosting the thing,” Hetfield said. “It would be nice if my team was in it; that’d be great. But having the city come alive with any kind of sport is great. The fact that we’re here getting to represent Bay Area music at ‘The Night Before’ is pretty exciting.”
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