Metallica is a famous thrash metal band that appears in the episode "Christian Rock Hard", in which they joined the boys in their strike against illegal music downloading. Drummer Lars Ulrich is also seen looking disappointed over not being able to buy a shark tank as the police chief shows the boys the consequences of illegal music downloading.
- The band's lead singer, James Hetfield, performed the song "Hell Isn't Good" for South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut.
- Lars Ulrich makes a cameo appearance in "201" as one of the celebrities suing South Park.
- ""South Park" Christian Rock Hard (TV Episode 2003)". IMDb.com.