Bill Bailey dances to Metallica's Enter Sandman on Strictly Come Dancing

7 December 2020, 15:35 | Updated: 12 December 2020, 21:09

Bill Bailey and Metallica's James Hetfield
Bill Bailey and Metallica's James Hetfield. Picture: 1. Instagram/StrictlyComeDancing 2. Sven Hoppe/DPA/PA Images

The musical comedian and Strictly his professional partner Oti Mabuse danced a tango to James Hetfield and co's 1991 anthem.

Bill Bailey danced to Metallica's Enter Sandman on Strictly Come Dancing this Saturday (12 December).

The musical comedian has wowed audiences across the weeks for his efforts in the celebrity dancing competition - in which he's partnered with Strictly professional Oti Mabuse.

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After performing a Charleston on the show, the Black Books star paid homage to one of his favourite bands with the tango in a bid to make it through to the grand final next week.

Watch his efforts here:

QUIZ: Do you know the lyrics to Enter Sandman?

Speaking after the performance, the comedian said: "That was so much fun. Oh my god. Dancing to Metallica Enter Sandman, everyone going crazy, the band on fire, [me doing] air guitar. It was just the best fun!"

Bailey is known for his love of hard rock and metal and is a huge Metallica, covering the song with his special horn version during his stage performances.

Watch the crowd go wild for his rendition at Sonisphere 2011:

WATCH: Dave Grohl cover's Metallica's Enter Sandman with a country band


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