Though Lady Gaga and Metallica brought the house down at the GRAMMYs on Sunday, the performance wasn’t without its flaws.
Lead singer James Hetfield’s mic wasn’t working
and he had to share with the “Applause” singer. While the group powered through the performance like professionals, drummer Lars Ulrich revealed on The Late Late Show on Tuesday night that the reaction backstage was very different.
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“Well, in the heat of the battle you’re out there you’re playing when it’s a technical issue you don’t really know is it going to the house, is his vocals gong to the truck?” Ulrich explained. “Maybe it’s the monitors, so you just gotta keep playing.”