Metallica Frontman Gets Pied For His 49th Birthday

Video footage and photos of Metallica frontman James Hetfield getting covered in cream pies for his 49th birthday can be seen online.

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Video footage of Metallica frontman James Hetfield getting covered in silly string and cream pies for his 49th birthday at the conclusion of the band's August 2 concert in Mexico City can be seen below.

This was the fourth show of the band's eight-date run at Palacio de los Deportes (Sports Palace).

Metallica's setlist for the August 2 concert:

01. Creeping Death 02. For Whom The Bell Tolls 03. Fuel 04. Ride The Lightning 05. One 06. Cyanide 07. The Memory Remains 08. The Four Horsemen 09. Sad But True 10. Welcome Home (Sanitarium) 11. ...And Justice For All 12. Fade To Black 13. Master Of Puppets 14. Battery 15. Nothing Else Matters 16. Enter Sandman


17. Helpless 18. Seek & Destroy

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Thanks for the report to Blabbermouth.

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    That's not what I had in mind when I saw cream pie.
    ...Actually no, it's too easy to make a joke about this. Anyways, Happy Birthday James! For your age you've held up well mother****er!
    I love that Metallica do this every time it's one of their birthdays, shows they are still having a lot fun doing it and just love to in general, be FUN! I remember seeing it happen to Kirk and he had to play a solo and all the cream and stuff was getting on the strings and it was a fumbling mess and he was just laughing his ass off during it Happy Birthday James!
    Playing 18 songs in front of your fans during your birthday, that was a BLAST. HAppy bday James, the King of Badass Riffs!
    Yeah I saw a video of Kirk's birthday. They always do this. It's a good thing that James didn't do it for his son's birthday though.
    This isn't exactly new, Metallica has been doing this for a long time
    Well, I can't say anything witty about the "cream pie" part anymore. No matter, I've got something else. Did anyone know that Kirk Hammett is actually the oldest of Metallica?
    You can tell that I guess, he would usually watch James and Lars fight like 5-year-olds and be reasonable about the whole thing. He's very mature...
    So let it be baked on So let it be stuffed I'm sent here by the baker's store I'm Creamping Deaaaaath!
    lmao 9 negative votes... was it THAT bad?