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Metallica Perform 'Escape' For the First Time Ever - Video of the Week

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by Chuck Armstrong November 13, 2012 @ 7:49 AM
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On June 23, 2012, history was made for a number of reasons. That fateful Saturday marked the first day of a two-day festival created, organized and executed by Metallica, the first of its kind for the legendary rock band. Metallica headlined both days of the festival, known as Orion Music + More, making it the first time they ever performed in Atlantic City, N.J. For the 30,000 fans in attendance that first night, though, history was made for a much more important reason: Metallica played their classic album, 'Ride the Lightning,' in its entirety for the first time ever.

Kirk Hammett Dishes on Next Metallica Album, 3D Film and 2013 Orion Music Festival

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by Chuck Armstrong October 24, 2012 @ 9:53 AM | Loudwire
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Kirk Hammett, lead shredder for Metallica, is a busy man. From writing and releasing his first book that chronicles his massive collection of horror movie memorabilia to filming a 3D movie with his bandmates, Hammett doesn't seem like he's slowing down anytime soon.