Metallica and Lady Gaga perform "Moth Into Flame" at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Unfortunately, it seemed like James' mic wasn't working. In a true rock and roll moment, they made it work and shared a mic. Download Metallica's "Moth Into Flame" on Amazon or iTunes .
Last night, Metallica and Lady Gaga ’s performance at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards was temporarily hampered by microphone issues . As they began “ Moth Into Flame ” (from Hardwired...to Self-Destruct ), James Hetfield’s mic wasn’t working. While TMZ ’s source claimed that a stagehand accidentally unplugged a wire beneath the stage between the mic check and the performance, a Recording Academy spokesperson offered a different explanation. “What we believe happened was that either a dancer or an extra clipped the line running on the floor and it unplugged at the base of the mic,” the spokesperson told Pitchfork. While they didn’t name a specific responsible party, they explained that the incident “was, of course, accidental.” read more at PITCHFORK