10 Crazy Cameos By Heavy Metal Bands That Still Make Us Laugh

Everyone loves those unexpected “OH SNAP!” appearances of a famous name in a bit part, whether on the big screen, small screen, or in a buzz-generating ad. This week the biggest heavy metal band in the known universe (A.K.A. Metallica) got people talking when they made a cameo in a hilarious new promo spot for the ESPN show This Is SportsCenter.

Despite the genre’s fierce independence and integrity, a surprising number of heavy metal musicians have made funny forays into film, TV, and commercials. That’s what makes their appearances are so memorable: Nothing breaks up the monotony of everyday entertainment like a full throttle metal band blasting down the walls with their triple stacks. Whether it’s thrash granddaddies Motorhead demoing The Young Ones house or death metallers Cannibal Corpse starting a pit in the middle of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, they’re all unforgettable. Check out 10 crazy cameos from heavy metal bands that still have us laughing.

Metallica Look For A New Gig At ESPN

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