This has been a week, here in the Barnet/Fleet Street/Hendon triangle, which could be best labelled `absurdity.' And the most absurd - and most fun - story I've seen is that of Fratello Metallo, or Father Metal, a 62-year-old Capuchin friar who fronts a heavy metal band. Apparently Fr. Cesare got into metal after attending a Metallica gig. Fr. Cesare has a very decent set of pipes on him, if this clip is anything to go by. 'Nuff respect.