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'Stranger Things' actor Jamie Campbell-Bower used to front a British hard-rock/punk band

Watch the man behind Vecna sing and play guitar with Counterfeit

Stranger Things has already showed its metal credentials this season, with a Season 4 finale in which the show’s resident metal head, Eddie Munson, shreds Metallica's "Master of Puppets" in order to try and defeat his demonic adversary Vecna.

But in a real-life plot-twist, it turns out that Jamie Campbell-Bower, who portrays Vecna, is a heavy music aficionado himself, having fronted U.K. act Counterfeit, a hard rock/punk/post hardcore outfit from 2015 to 2020.

Campbell-Bower, who has also appeared in films like The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, sang and played guitar in the now-defunct band. You can check out a few of Counterfeit’s videos above and below.