James Hetfield and Lady Gaga perform during the 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center, on Feb. 12, 2017 in Los Angeles.
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February 12, 2017 10:32 PM EST

Lady Gaga’s performance with Metallica during the 2017 Grammys hit a slight snag starting out, when lead singer James Hetfield’s mic malfunctioned.

Metallica did not request a do-over, like Adele did before them, but played on as Gaga carried the beginning of the performance. Despite the technical difficulties, fans came out in support of both Gaga and Metallica.

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Write to Mahita Gajanan at mahita.gajanan@time.com.

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