At the second installment of Metallica's Orion Music + More Festival, the legendary thrash band pulled off a massive surprise by performing their debut album, 'Kill 'Em All,' in its entirety. It was truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but for those who weren't lucky enough to see it for themselves, Metallica have posted some pro-shot video footage of the surprise set.
With former Metallica members Dave Mustaine and Jason Newsted both on Gigantour this summer, there has been rampant speculation the two would jam an old-school Metallica song from the band's Mustaine era.
Following an exciting Day 1 in which Metallica played their 1983 debut album 'Kill 'Em All' during a surprise set under the name 'dehaan,' Day 2 of the Orion Music + More Festival on Sunday (June 9) at Belle Isle in Detroit featured more stellar performances.
Armed with a brigade of rock, metal and electronic talent, Orion Music + More festival kicked off its weekend-long festival at Belle Isle in Detroit on Saturday (June 8), with Red Hot Chili Peppers closing out the evening.
Metallica pulled off the surprise of all surprises today (June 8) at their Orion Music + More Festival. During a slot that was scheduled for the mysterious band 'dehaan,' Metallica themselves appeared onstage and ripped through their 1983 debut album 'Kill 'Em All' in its entirety.
June 5, 2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the release of Metallica's most controversial album, 'St. Anger.' The album is controversial not because of its lyrical content, but because of the direction the band went with it. Ringing snare drums, no guitar solos and filthy dirty guitar riffs all combine to make a 'Tallica album like none other.
Metallica are set to headline their second annual Orion Music + More Festival, which takes place this weekend in Detroit. In a new interview, Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo speaks of the Orion fest, the band's progress on a new album and his experience joining the band at the time of their 'St. Anger' album, which was released 10 years ago today (June 5).
Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and his new band, Newsted, have just announced details of the band's first full-length album. Newsted's 'Heavy Metal Music' is set to be released everywhere on Aug. 6, with the album track 'Heroic Dose' now available for your listening pleasure.
Metallica had the time of their life in the early part of May, joining the San Francisco Giants baseball team for a special Metallica-themed evening that saw Lars Ulrich throw out the first pitch and James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett thoroughly rock the National Anthem. As expected the band's performance of the 'Star-Spangled Banner' rocked and fans have been clamoring for it ever since. Now the band is obliging by making the Hetfield and Hammett version available as a free download for those who want it.
Metallica have plenty on their plate, but the lure of the road never keeps them away for too long. The band, who have a handful of scattered shows throughout 2013, will take the stage as one of the headliners at the 2013 Roskilde Festival in Denmark.
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