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.

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

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