Kasabian don't know much Metallica

Kasabian don't know many of Metallica's songs and think their fellow Glastonbury headliners are an unusual choice for the festival

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This article is from 2014.

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Kasabian's Serge Pizzorno admits he doesn't know any of Metallica's music.

The 'Eez-eh' hitmakers will be headlining the Glastonbury festival alongside Arcade Fire and the legendary heavy metal band next week and they think the group are a "controversial" booking.

Serge said: "Metallica, they're massive. I'm being entirely honest with you, I don't really know their tunes but they're massive.

"They've been doing it for a long time, so they'll have a few tricks up their sleeves. It's been quite a controversial choice but I think that can also work in your favour. I've met Lars [Ulrich], the drummer. He came to a show of ours in San Francisco and was a lovely chap, so I wish him all the best."

However, the band - also made up of Tom Meighan, Chris Edwards and Ian Matthews - have been checking out Arcade Fire and are a fan of their album 'Reflektor'.

Serge told NME magazine: "I've only seen little bits of pictures and stuff but they seem like their live show is interesting. They seem like a great band for a Friday night."

This article is from 2014.

Glastonbury Festival

The UK's largest music festival returns for its 35th year.

Worthy Farm, Shepton Mallet

Wed 21 Jun

Times & prices vary

Thu 22 Jun

Times & prices vary

Fri 23 Jun

Times & prices vary

…and 2 more dates until 25 Jun

Kasabian

The lairy indie combo have headlined T in the Park and Glastonbury with their tried-and-tested piledriving electro-rock anthems.

Custom House Square, Belfast

Tue 22 Aug

£33–£49

Metallica

Chart-topping metal behemoths on a world wide tour following the release of their latest album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct.

Genting Arena, Birmingham

Mon 30 Oct

prices vary / 0844 338 8000

Manchester Arena

Sat 28 Oct

£50.55–£85.55 / 0844 847 8000

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sun 22 Oct

£58.75–£97.75 / 0844 856 0202

With Kvelertak.

Tue 24 Oct

£58.75–£97.75 / 0844 856 0202

With Kvelertak.

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