By Damian Fanelli
On the November 16 episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Metallica performed “Enter Sandman” using children’s musical instruments.
To be more accurate, the classic tune was performed by Metallica, plus host Jimmy Fallon and the show’s official band, the Roots.
Here’s the official lineup:
James Hetfield – Vocals, Toy Clarinet
Kirk Hammett – Melodica
Robert Trujillo – Baby Electric Axe
Lars Ulrich – Fisher Price Drum, Toy Cymbals
Jimmy Fallon – Vocals, Bass Drum, Casio Keyboard, Kazoo
Questlove – Hand Clappers, Kazoo
Kamal Gray – Xylophone
James Poyser – Melodica
Captain Kirk – Ukulele
Tuba Gooding Jr. – Kazoo, Banana Shaker, Apple Shaker
Mark Kelley – Kazoo
Frank Knuckles – Bongos
Black Thought – Tambourine, Brown Hat
The band’s appearance was to promote their new album, Hardwired…to Self-Destruct, which was released on November 18.
To find out more about the album, be sure to check out the Holiday 2016 issue of our sister publication Guitar World. You can read an excerpt of their interview with Metallica’s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett right here.