Watch Stranger Things star Joseph Quinn (aka Eddie) meet — and jam along! — Metallica

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Eddie Munson lived to shred another day – at least backstage at Lollapalooza.

At a crucial moment in the Weird stuff In the Season 4 finale, Eddie released an epic rendition of Metallica’s 1986 heavy metal classic “Master of Puppets.” And now Joseph Quinn, who plays the lovable, doomed Eddie, has jammed with the masters of puppets himself.

“Thank you so much for letting us use the track,” a visibly excited Quinn told the quartet as they lounge backstage at the Chicago music festival.

Singer James Hetfield immediately shot back: “Thanks for doing it justice.”

Joseph Quinn meets Metallica during a rehearsal for their headlining performance at Chicago’s Lollapalooza music festival

Netflix ‘Stranger Things’ star Joseph Quinn met Metallica during a rehearsal for their headlining performance at Lollapalooza.

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Quinn, who told EW that he’s been playing guitar since childhood, explained why it was so important to him to meet the metal gods who created his character’s breathtaking moment.

“It’s all I listened to for two years,” he said. “I feel very connected to you.”

The feeling was mutual. Since the July 1 episode, “Master of Puppets” has enjoyed a new lease of life (unlike Eddie – RIP!), hitting the Billboard Hot 100 chart and climbing into the top 40. And beyond that, Hetfield is a long time Weird stuff fan.

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“I’ve been a huge fan of it since season 1,” he told Quinn. “My kids and I, it’s been a close experience for us.”

After their sit-down chat, the group invited Quinn to the tuning room for a jam session.

“I’m a bit rusty so I may need a lesson,” he warned them before jumping in and playing shoulder to shoulder with Hetfield.

He clearly passed the test, leading drummer Lars Ulrich to joke, “I’d like to announce that Metallica is now a five-piece.”

After their session, the band surprised Quinn with a custom BC Rich guitar identical to the one he played on the show, and Quinn fell to his knees pleadingly as they handed him over.

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When he started tying it around his neck, the group offered to sign it, and he knocked it off and handed it right away.

Joseph Quinn meets Metallica during a rehearsal for their headlining performance at Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival

Joseph Quinn meets Metallica during a rehearsal for their headlining performance at Chicago’s Lollapalooza music festival

Netflix Joseph Quinn and Metallica hang out at a Lollapalooza rehearsal.

On Thursday, Metallica closed out their opening night Lollapalooza set projecting the now famous Weird stuff scene of Eddie’s final stand on stage behind them as they ripped through “Master of Puppets” to the delight of the crowd.

Weird stuff Season 4 is now streaming on Netflix. Watch Quinn meet Metallica below.

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