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Most of us have watched or heard of MTV’s “Headbanger’s Ball,” which was a show featuring some of the greatest hard rock and heavy metal videos of its era.

But do you remember “Headslammers Ball?”

I have to admit, this is my first introduction to it.

The skit dates back to the early ’90s, when Ben Stiller and Bob Odenkirk did a hilarious bit on “The Ben Stiller Show” pretending to be Metallica on “Headslammers Ball.”

Watch the classic moment below.

Headslammer's Ball

Bob Odenkirk as Lars Ulrich, Ben Stiller as James Hetfield, portraying Metallica, singing "The Father/Son Switching Song, from "The Boy Who Magically Switche...

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at!