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WATCH: Metallica’s ‘This is SportsCenter’ ad

WATCH: Metallica’s ‘This is SportsCenter’ ad

THIS IS 'SPORTSCENTER:'This is Metallica. Photo: YouTube

Metallica might be the funniest band in rock. They followed up their Glastonbury performance and spoof video intro with a new ad for ESPN’s “SportsCenter.” Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera had used Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” as his entrance music until his retirement last year. Now the band needs another sports star to write music for.

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