See Ben Stiller and Bob Odenkirk costume as Metallica in 1992
Bob Odenkirk and Ben Stiller parodying and costume as Metallica in their 1992’s “Enter Sandman” music video. After Metallica’s 1991 self-titled album or known as ‘The Black Album’ sold out their thrash genre.
However, this album catapulted Metallica into totally new realms of superstardom that appeared to increase with each sold-out arena and stadium concert and tour. In 1992, the band made a special appearance on the popular sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live” and made quite the impression with their choice of outfit.
Ben Stiller and Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad/Better Call Saul) were the hosts of the show and the band was asked to perform two of their hit songs. In addition to their performance, the band was dressed in elaborate costumes, which were a nod to the character “Beavis and Butt-Head.” The costumes consisted of denim jackets with patches, bandanas, and sunglasses. The outfits were a hit with fans and even inspired Halloween costumes for years to come.
The outfit that Metallica wore on “Saturday Night Live” in 1992 was a nod to the popular MTV animated series “Beavis and Butt-head.” The show was known for its crude humor and cultural references, and Metallica’s appearance was a testament to their willingness to have a sense of humor about themselves. It was also a nod to the band’s love of all things heavy metal, and the fact that they were not afraid to embrace their love for the genre in a lighthearted way.
The outfit that Metallica wore on “Saturday Night Live” has since become a cultural icon and a testament to the band’s sense of humor and love of heavy metal. Fans of the band still talk about the outfit today, and it has become a staple in the band’s history. In addition, the appearance on “Saturday Night Live” helped to solidify Metallica’s place in the pantheon of heavy metal legends, and their influence continues to be felt in the world of music today.
Metallica’s appearance on “Saturday Night Live” in 1992 was a memorable moment in the band’s history. Their choice of outfit was a nod to the popular MTV animated series “Beavis and Butt-head,” and it showcased the band’s sense of humor and love of heavy metal. The legacy of the outfit continues to be felt in the world of music, and it remains a testament to Metallica’s place as one of the most influential heavy metal bands of all time.
The comedy parodies in Headbanger’s Ball show as Headslammer’s Ball, and “Enter Sandman” becomes “The Father/Son Switching Song” in the skit. They also used actual footage from the “Enter Sandman” music video in their parody video.
You can watch the 4-minute-long video below!