A woman chased off a stalking cougar with Metallica’s black album

This past Tuesday evening, Dee Duncan and her dog, Murphy, went on their usual evening jog along a logging road when she noticed that a cougar was stalking them. Not wanting to mess with the big cat, she brought out her secret weapon: Metallica’s black album.

She told the Victoria News ”I stopped and looked at him and he didn’t stop. I looked at him and said, ‘hey, you, stop it’ and he stopped. That’s when I started filming.”

Filming? Yep. Because that’s what we do now.

More from the Victoria News: “I quickly rifled through my iTunes and found Metallica ‘Don’t Tread On Me.’ As soon as it started to play, he buggered off into the bush.I guess he didn’t want to eat anything that leaves a Metallica taste in his mouth. Through it all, I wasn’t scared.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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