Some fans of Stranger Things have been trying to cancel Metallica.
The metal band got a boost of popularity after it appeared in the show with Eddie playing “Master of Puppets” in a crucial scene.
Watch the scene below:
However, new fans of the band are now trying to cancel them after learning about their problematic past.
A TikTok video created by Serena Trueblood has been at the forefront of the movement. Watch below:
I find it intersting that they only cared about gatekeeping in their fandom when they started getting big agaib from Stranger Things. Thy only care about what lines theor pockets #metallica #metal #isyourfavproblematic #stanculture #cancelculture #fyp p.s. sorry dad #greenscreen #greenscreenvideo
The user claims that the band appeared to do Nazi salutes while onstage, as well as being racist and at one point making fun of Kurt Cobain’s suicide note.
As you would expect, fans of the band have hit back, with some saying:
‘The fact metallica welcomed and defended all the new fans that came from the stranger things fandom and they’ve gone and THROWN IT BACK IN THEIR FACES…’
‘metallica defending new fans and then those exact people canceling them 2 weeks later is so incredibly funny to me’
‘metallica getting cancelled by stranger things fans was extremely predictable, it was nice while it lasted i guess’