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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Is Now a Danish Knight

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, on behalf of Queen Margrethe, awarded Lars Ulrich, drummer of Metallica and Danish native, the Order of the Dannebrog, which is an ancient award of nobility in the country. The Copenhagen Post Online reports that Prince Frederik presented Ulrich with the award while visiting Ulrich’s now-home of San Francisco in late May. Evidence of the meeting and Lars’ new medal surfaced on Metallica’s Instagram yesterday: