Metallica confirmed as Glastonbury headline act

The organisers of Glastonbury have confirmed Metallica as the final headline act of this year's festival. The metal band top the bill alongside Kasabian and Arcade fire and will play the Pyramid stage on the Saturday night of the weekend.

Singer and guitarist of the band Metallica James Hetfield and bass player Robert trujillo

Metallica have sold more than 100 million albums around the world and were formed by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich in 1981,