Lars Ulrich, Metallica
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'No one better suited for a mud party than Metallica'

US metal veterans Metallica have been announced as the Saturday night headliners on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury.

They will join the previously announced headliners Arcade Fire and Kasabian at the event in Somerset on 27-29.

It marks Metallica's debut appearance at Worthy farm and it is the first time a heavy metal band has headlined the event.

Drummer, Lars Ulrich, spoke to Radio 1's Zane Lowe and told him: 'No one is better suited for a mud party than Metallica'.

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