The beat goes on for one LA street performer.
Sheriff Drumman, who is known for playing drums out the back of his truck, got a little help from one of the most famous rock bands in the world.
Last December both his truck and drums were stolen from in front of his apartment in Hawthorne.
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He put out a plea for help.
Metallica heard what happened and -- because Sheriff Drumman without drums is the thing that should not be -- stepped in to help. In an emotional surprise Tuesday night, Sheriff Drumman was gifted his new drum kit in Hollywood by a representative for the band.
"Man, thank you guys so much," he said. "Thank you for taking the time and the resources to support and help what I do. I love you for that."
Metallica responded Thursday with a tweet, saying one of the world's biggest bands was happy to help out a fellow artist.
So he has his drums. He was reunited with his Ford truck a few days after it was stolen.