Metallica customizes anti-Deflategate shirts for Gillette Stadium concert

James Hetfield, left, and Kirk Hammett of the band Metallica perform in concert during their "WorldWired Tour" at M&T Bank Stadium on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Baltimore. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
(Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)

Metallica showed unwavering support for the New England Patriots in the Deflategate scandal Friday, when the band held a concert at Gillette Stadium, the NFL team’s home in Foxborough, Mass.

The band posted a tweet with a shirt that incorporated its logo with a throwback Patriots logo and read “DEFLATE THIS!!” while making a less-than-favorable gesture.

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