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British Comedian Bill Bailey Sends A Message To Metallica

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British comedian and multi-instrumentalist Bill Bailey has posted a video online in which he demonstrates why he and his band are more than ready to take Metallica's place at this weekend's edition of the Sonisphere Festival in the United Kingdom. You can check it out below. Both Bill Bailey and Metallica will be performing at this year's English Sonisphere, which kicks off this Friday at Knebworth. Also performing will be Slipknot, Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax and a whole host of others.

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Blindgreed1's avatar

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1. Blindgreed1 writes:

LMFAO!!!

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 4:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. .... writes:

Somebody throw the man a fish.

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 4:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. opuskill writes:

Great!!!.They are ready.

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 4:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. silvermountains writes:

THEY'RE READY!

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 5:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. brandedcfh420 writes:

FKN BRILLIANCE!!!! great vid!!

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 5:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. deathbringer writes:

Brilliant! I'd see them over Metallica any day :-)

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 6:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. RTB writes:

WOTF is bill bailey?
nice hair btw..
somebody throw that seal a fish

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 6:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Diamond Oz writes:

RTB, Bill Bailey is one of the most popular comedians here in Britain. He incorporates music into his routines and he's genuinely a great musician to boot. He's even done a small, but hilarious bit about Slayer in one of his shows.

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 6:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. The_Avant_Garde writes:

great video indeed!

but Metallica puts on a great live how DB. Saw them with The Sword and Lamb Of God. Its no Gwar show, but it was the greatest concert I've ever been to. Besides a few Death Magnetic tracks, they only played material from the first four albums as well. Great stuff! :)

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 6:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Jenny writes:

I busted out laughing. Made my day. Oh God.

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 6:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Rychemn writes:

Excellent story!!!!! LMFAO!!!!!

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 6:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Jenny's avatar

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12. Jenny writes:

MU what have you done?! I can't stop watching this! :D

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 6:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. so did he writes:

Just call Metallica a$$ clowns basically???

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 7:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. deathbringer writes:

I actually have no interest in seeing Metallica ever again. Their "Evening with Metallica" tour was pure perfection and their tour with GNR after that was just ok. The footage I've seen after that really disappointed me on many levels and I'm not interested in ruining the memories by seeing a subpar performance. Or hearing any of their new stuff live - while not all terrible, it just hasn't grabbed me.

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 9:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. RTB writes:

my apollogies oz
has he been on buzzcocks before?
thats a great show

# Jul 6, 2011 @ 9:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Kurtnz writes:

Haha! Made my day, awesome

# Jul 7, 2011 @ 2:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Diamond Oz writes:

Yeah he used to be one of the team captains on Buzzcocks from 2002 to 2008. Here he is doing a blues song with Robin Williams for Prince Charles' birthday.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdwS2pOr6UI

# Jul 7, 2011 @ 4:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. BoltThrower writes:

This is way heavier than Metallica.

# Jul 7, 2011 @ 10:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Blindgreed1 writes:

Agreed with DB. Saw em right before DM dropped and was completely underwhelmed. Of course, the last time I saw them before that was MOP. Should have left it at MOP... RIP Cliff and RIP Metallica.

# Jul 7, 2011 @ 11:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Fuzzypig writes:

Bill Bailey is one of the few famous people I would love to meet, the guy is a genuine, down to earth ( well some of the time! ) genius!

# Jul 7, 2011 @ 12:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. 9Maggot9 writes:

I laughed my a$$ off, this is f***ing brilliant XDD

# Jul 7, 2011 @ 1:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. duncan hills writes:

"ARE THERE ANY SLAYER FANS IN?!

..yeahh....


THAT'S... all of them."

the man used to be a lot funnier, but still damn good and perfect for sonisphere. i almost rank him up with rollins when it comes to metal satire.

# Jul 7, 2011 @ 6:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. why do i keep watching this? writes:

It's that good... all within the execution and utterly hilarious

# Jul 7, 2011 @ 11:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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