Red Hot Chili Peppers asked to autograph Metallica items

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Red Hot Chili Peppers bass player Flea says he ended up autographing some Metallica items following a mix-up at an airport in Belarus.

Flea has posted a picture on his Instagram account of him signing his name on a Metallica album, a DVD and pictures of the band.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bruno Mars perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 file photo, The Red Hot Chili Peppers perform during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, in East Rutherford, N.J. Flea says in a Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, letter to fans that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members pretended to play along to a pre-taped track of "Give It Away" during the Super Bowl halftime show as Anthony Kiedis sang live. The request came from NFL officials who felt it was too difficult to pull off a completely live performance because of potential sound issues. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Flea, Chad Smith, Anthony Kiedis and Josh Klinghoffer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Theo Wargo/FilmMagic)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: The Red Hot Chili Peppers perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: The Red Hot Chili Peppers perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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He writes that the Chili Peppers tried to explain to the customs officials who asked for the autographs that they had the wrong band, "but they insisted that we sign anyway."

Flea says he did play a song with Metallica once, but adds that he's no Robert Trujillo, Metallica's bassist.

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