Watch Eddie Munson From Stranger Things Interact With Metallica For The First Time

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In a touching new video, Stranger Things fan favorite Joseph Quinn, who portrayed Eddie Munson, meets the actual Metallica at Lollapalooza.

In a recent video, Metallica and Stranger Things actor Joseph Quinn are featured. Quinn portrayed Eddie Munson, a metalhead and Dungeons & Dragons player who was introduced in season 4 of the popular Netflix series Stranger Things, which is a fan favorite. When Mike and Dustin (Finn Wolfhard and Gaten Matarazzo) start high school, they join the D&D club Eddie ran at Hawkins High. Eddie goes from being suspected of murder and thinking of himself as a coward during the course of Stranger Things season 4 to ultimately having a brave but tragic showdown with some demobats in the Upside Down while playing Metallica’s “Master of Puppets.” Quinn’s renowned portrayal of the kind and misunderstood Eddie was enhanced by this sequence, which also helped to establish Eddie as a popular cultural figure.

One of Eddie’s most significant scenes in Stranger Things season 4 is the “Masters of Puppets” sequence. Eddie’s story is brilliantly concluded when he chooses to defend his buddies rather than continue to run away. Eddie’s now-iconic Metallica moment from the Stranger Things season 4 finale has been trending on TikTok and other social media sites since since it was released on July 1. Quinn’s portrayal of Eddie and his rendition of their song were previously complimented by the band Metallica, who created “Master of Puppets.” The heavy metal band expressed their satisfaction that “Master of Puppets” played such a significant role in Eddie’s story, but Quinn was unable to predict what would transpire next.

Quinn is seen in a video heading backstage at Lollapalooza to rock out with Metallica, which was just shared on the Netflix Twitter account. After listening to their music nonstop for two years in preparation for Stranger Things season 4, Quinn told the band in person how he felt a connection to them. The band expressed to Quinn their love for the program and their family’s viewing habits. The band handed Quinn his own personalized Gibson guitar before performing “Master of Puppets” during their Lollapalooza set, and Quinn’s most memorable experience was playing “Master of Puppets” with Metallica. View the complete footage below:

Eddie proved to be a likeable and endearing character as an alienated outsider on Stranger Things, and his lasting impression on viewers is apparent. The following video clearly demonstrates that Metallica themselves are among those who were moved by Eddie experiencing one of the most moving moments of Stranger Things season 4. Social media has been swamped with footage of fans rocking out to “Master of Puppets” since Eddie’s huge Stranger Things climax appearance. Even Metallica embraced the TikTok bandwagon, and seeing the actor who was responsible for this brilliant scene appears to have meant a lot to the band.

Eddie Munson would be in amazement if he knew Metallica performed in his honour. Due to the support of fans and videos like this one, the character of Eddie has now received some justice after being despised by the residents of Hawkins and having only his uncle and Dustin appear to be weeping for him in the Stranger Things season 4 finale. Even though Eddie is no longer with us, it is touching to witness the actor who embodied Hawkins’ real hero spending time with other heroes.