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.
Metallica and their musical friends brought a number of unforgettable performances to the sophomore outing of the metal goliath's Orion Music + More festival, which may have found a permanent home on Detroit's Belle Isle.
Metallica's Orion Music + More festival takes place at Detroit’s Belle Isle this coming weekend (June 8 + 9), and frontman James Hetfield and bass player Robert Trujillo are already in town, taking in the Motor City. Yesterday (June 6), the singer and bass player joined Kyle “Gumby” Gunter and Hiran Deraniyagala of Detroit-based metal band Battlecross and others at a press conference in advance of the event.
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).