Earlier this week, Metallica had sent a cease and desist letter to a a Metallica tribute band called “Sandman,” that also reportedly goes by “Canada’s Tribute to Metallica. (read more about this here)
Now it seems, it was a bit of a misunderstanding.
Metallica have offered up a letter of apology to the tribute band whose logo looks expectantly similar to that of Metallica’s.
Here is the apology letter:
“Neither we nor our management were aware of until it surfaced online. Lucky for us, the band was kind enough to post it for us to see, and it turns out that we have a very overzealous attorney who sent this letter without our knowledge. Sandman should file the letter in the trash. Keep doing what you’re doing… we totally support you! And in the meantime, our attorney can be found at SFO catching a flight to go permanently ice fishing in Alaska.”