Metallica Share Official Footage From Their "Kill 'Em All" Surprise Set
have posted the below official footage from their surprise 'Dehaan' set at their recent 'Orion Music + More' festival in Detroit, MI. That performance saw the group run through their 1983 debut album "Kill 'Em All" in its entirety. Metallica
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Metallica Release Video From Surprise Kill 'Em All Performance
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are sharing some video of their surprise afternoon set at the Orion Music + More festival on Saturday, June 8, which saw the group perform their 1983 album, "Kill 'Em All," in its entirety. The band have released rehearsal footage and two songs from the set: "Hit The Lights" and "Phantom Lord." The surprise began when James Hetfield appeared on stage to introduce a mystery band on the Orion bill named Dehaan. The guitarist was joined by the other members of Metallica
and the group blazed through their full debut record. Metallica
fans will recognize the band name Dehaan was inspired by the band's association with actor Dane DeHaan, who plays a lead role in the group's upcoming 3D concert film, "Through The Never," due for release in September. Check out the video here. hennemusic is an official news provider for antiMusic.com. Copyright hennemusic - Excerpted here with permission. Metallica
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Metallica Release Orion Performance Video From Sydney
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are sharing some live and behind the scenes footage from their February 24th appearance at Australia's Soundwave festival in Sydney. The band has offered up video of their soundcheck, the tuning room, as well as their performance of the Master of Puppets classic "Orion" from the show. The Sydney stop was the second date of Soundwave, which hit five (5) cities in the country over a two-week period. Metallica
headlined the day-long festival, which also featured Linkin Park, A Perfect Circle, The Offspring, Slayer, Stone Sour and dozens of other acts. Check out the video here. hennemusic is an official news provider for antiMusic.com. Copyright hennemusic - Excerpted here with permission. Metallica
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James Alan Hetfield (vocals, guitar) 1981-
Ron McGovney (bass) 1981-1983
Dave Mustaine (guitar) 1981-1983
Lars Ulrich (drums) 1981-
Kirk Hammett (guitar) 1983-
Clifford Lee Burton (bass) 1983-1986
Jason Newsted (bass) 1986-2000
Robert Trujillo (bass) 2003-
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In 1999 they sued Victoria's Secret for selling lipstick called "Metallica." It was settled out of court.
Ulrich's father, Torben, was a professional tennis player.
Burton was killed in 1986 when their tour bus skidded off an icy road in Sweden. His funeral was held on October 7, 1986 at Chapel Of The Valley in his hometown of Castro Valley, California. He was cremated, and his ashes were spread at a place where he spent a lot of time - the Maxwell Ranch. (thanks, Matt - Monroeville, PA)
Hetfield entered an Arizona rehab center in 2001 to treat his drug and alcohol addictions.
They win a lot of Grammy awards, mostly for Best Metal Performance. They have won 8 awards as of 2011, but somehow lost to Jethro Tull
when the first Hard Rock/Metal Performance award was given out in 1988.
Newsted left the band because of "Private and personal reasons, and the physical damage I have done to myself over the years while playing the music that I love." He joined the group Echobrain in 2001.
In 2004 Metallica released the documentary Some Kind Of Monster. It documented the recording of their album St. Anger, and shows how personal differences can hinder the recording process. It was made by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky. (thanks, Silje Marie Kristian - honefoss, Norway)
Mustaine was kicked out the band and formed Megadeth, which is very successful but nowhere near as popular as Metallica. In Some Kind Of Monster, Ulrich and Hetfield (and their psychiatrist) meet with Mustaine in an effort to work out some unresolved issues. It becomes clear that despite the popularity of Megadeth, Mustaine found it very difficult living in the shadow of his former band.
Ulrich is from Denmark, his family moved to America when he was in his teens. His first concert was seeing Deep Purple when he was 10 and he still regards them as his favorite band. (thanks, Tom - Trowbridge, England)
Hetfield was raised a Christian Scientist. It has been said that Hetfield felt repressed by this strict upbringing. This has a lot to do with the religious overtones in many of Metallica songs. (thanks, Nick - Denver, CO)
Beatallica is a Milwaukee, Wisconsin group that blends Metallica with The Beatles, taking parts of Metallica songs and parts of Beatles songs and mashing them into a new song. The band drew attention on the Internet and had to deal with some legal issues, but in 2007 released the fully authorized album Sgt. Hetfield's Motorbreath Pub Band. Names of the group members: Jaymz Lennfield, Grg Hammettson, Kliff McBurtney and Ringo Larz.
They were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 along with Jeff Beck, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Run-D.M.C. and Bobby Womack. They performed at the ceremony with their former bass player Jason Newsted, and Ray Burton spoke in honor of his son Cliff. (thanks, Bertrand - Paris, France)
Metallica is one of the first groups to popularize what's known as "speed" or "thrash" metal. It's aggressive music dominated by fast, percussive guitar and lyrics that can be very angry. (thanks, Bertrand - Paris, France, for above 2)
Joe Satriani helped teach Kirk Hammett to play guitar. (thanks, Blane - Pocola, OK)
The band got very pragmatic in their later years, as they learned from years of unfortunate incidents that it's best to account for unforeseen circumstances. In the rider for their 2004 US Arena Tour, they demanded an insurance policy for their performance with a coverage of no less than $5 million.
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