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Stranger Things Cosplayer Eddie Munsen Nails Metallica Solo at C2E2

A C2E2 companion, cosplaying as Eddie Munsen from Stranger Things, shreds the opening of Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” in front of a crowd.

A cosplayer dressed as Eddie Munsen stranger thingslike the fan-favorite character, shows off his impressive guitar skills.

Video from the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo, shared by TikTok user irish_princess1973, shows cosplayer iixvicostumez, with his own NJ Warlock guitar, performing the opening riff to Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” to an appreciative audience. The same cosplayer also joined a flash mob of people dressed as such stranger things characters and rocked together to classic metal.

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Eddie Munsen, played by Joseph Quinn, debuted on stranger things in its fourth season. As the archetypal metalhead and president of Hawkins High’s Dungeons & Dragons group, the Hellfire Club, Eddie quickly became a breakout figure among fans of the Netflix hit. His crowning moment came in the season finale “The Piggyback,” when he lured away a bevy of Demobats with a performance of “Master of Puppets,” before finally sacrificing himself to save Dustin (Gate Matarazzo) and the rest of the party.


Since the release of The Piggyback, Master of Puppets streams have skyrocketed. In addition, Metallica personally expressed appreciation stranger things‘ Using one of their biggest songs, which says, ‘The way [series creators] The Duffer Brothers put music into it stranger things has always been next level, so we were over the moon that they not only included Master of Puppets in the show, but that they built such a pivotal scene around it… It’s an incredible honor to be such a big part of it to accompany Eddie’s journey and once again to keep company with all the other great artists on the show.” The band even paid tribute to Eddie during their performance at this year’s Lollapalooza.


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Currently, the Duffers and their team are in the early stages of putting this together stranger things“Fifth and final season. While details are unknown at this time, it is confirmed that the story will pick up from the Season 4 cliffhanger where Vecna ​​(Jamie Campbell Bower) begins breaking down the barrier between Hawkins and The Upside Down. “Usually at the end of a season, we tie things together with a nice bow before we do a little teasing that says, ‘Wait, something’s unraveling,'” explained co-creator Matt Duffer. “Since we’re going into Season 5, we don’t have to do that. There will be no reset from where we end this season.”


stranger things can be streamed on Netflix.

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