News Segment


July 5, 2006

Metallica will appear in The Simpsons later this year, the band has. confirmed.

On September 10, the heavy rock legends will become the latest in an illustrious roll call of pop culture stars to appear in the animated series.

The band confirmed the news in a posting on their official website, with their episode, which was recorded in September 2005, set to open the 18th season of The Simpsons.

The Rolling Stones, U2, REM, Paul McCartney, the Who, and Smashing Pumpkins have all appeared on the show in previous years, while the White Stripes are also scheduled to star in the forthcoming series.

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