Metallica & The San Francisco Giants Announce Seventh Annual “Metallica Night”

Metallica and the San Francisco Giants will hold their seventh annual “Metallica Night” on April 26 as the Giants take on the New York Yankees at Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA. As always, the band will perform the U.S. national anthem and throw out the first pitch, among other things.

The band said the following:

“Mark your calendars for the seventh annual Metallica Night! On April 26, 2019 – just before we take off for our annual European summer vacation – we’ll celebrate one of our favorite hometown traditions, Metallica Night at Oracle Park with the San Francisco Giants.

Members of the band will be on hand to start things off with the National Anthem and first pitch, sticking around all night to cheer on the team against the New York Yankees. As is customary, we’ll take part in some of the between-inning fun and games, as well as an exclusive pre-game VIP event (more on that below).

Special Event Metallica ticket packages include a ticket to the game and a limited-edition Metallica/Giants reversible knit beanie. A portion of the proceeds from every Metallica Night Special Event ticket sold will benefit All Within My Hands.

There will also be a pre-game VIP event in Triples Alley as we celebrate the release of our very own Blackened American Whiskey and, in partnership with Stone Brewing Co.’s Arrogant Consortia, Enter Night Pilsner. Lars, Robert, and key players from both companies will be on hand for a Q & A. And of course the Blackened and Enter Night will be flowing out in Triples! Once again, All Within My Hands will benefit from ticket sales to this exclusive event.

Fifth Members will have a chance to purchase tickets in a special presale on Friday, February 8th at 12 PM PST; log in to your Fifth Member account and visit the Club News section at that time for a link to purchase tickets to the game and the VIP event early. The presale ends on Friday, February 8th at 11:59 PM PST. Tickets will be available to the general public on Saturday, February 9th at 8 AM PST at sfgiants.com/specialevents.

Visit the Giants’ Special Events page for more information. We look forward to seeing you at the yard for another exciting season of Giants baseball!”

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Netflix Acquires Rights To Ted Bundy Film Feat. Metallica’s James Hetfield

Netflix has acquired the rights to “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile” for $9 million following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. The movie, which focuses on serial killer Ted Bundy, was directed by Joe Berlinger (“Metallica: Some Kind of Monster”, etc.), who also produced the Netflix docuseries “Conversations With A Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes.” The film stars Zac Efron as Bundy, Lily Collins as Elizabeth Kleopfer, and Metallica’s James Hetfield as Officer Bob Hayward.

[via The Hollywood Reporter]

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Metallica have shared official footage of “Enter Sandman” from their special November 3, 2018 acoustic show at the Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA. That concert and charity auction raised over $1.3 million for the group’s All Within My Hands foundation. The set was also released as a limited edition vinyl, titled “Helping Hands…Live & Acoustic At The Masonic”, today (February 1).

Watch New Trailer For “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile” Feat. James Hetfield (Metallica)

A new trailer has been share for “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile,” a new movie about serial killer Ted Bundy. The film, which was directed by Joe Berlinger (“Metallica: Some Kind of Monster”, etc.), stars Zac Efron as Bundy, Metallica’s James Hetfield as Officer Bob Hayward, and Lily Collins as Elizabeth Kleopfer. It will officially premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 26.

Watch Metallica Cover Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home Alabama” In Birmingham, AL

During Metallica’s January 22 show at Legacy Arena at the BJCC in Birmingham, AL, the band performed a partial cover of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home Alabama” as part of Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett’s “doodle.” You can see footage of that below:

Metallica Share Official Live Footage Of Themselves Covering Soundgarden‘s “All Your Lies” During Recent Chris Cornell Tribute Show

Metallica have shared official live footage of themselves covering Soundgarden‘s “All Your Lies” during the recent “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell” concert. That event was held at The Forum in Inglewood, CA on January 16 and more footage from it can be found HERE.

Watch Metallica Cover Judas Priest With Lars Ulrich On Vocals

Some footage of Metallica covering Judas Priest‘s “Delivering The Goods“ with Lars Ulrich on vocals has surfaced online. The clip was filmed while the band were rehearsing in their tuning room before a show at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, PA back in October 2018. You can see Ulrich singing at the 7:50 mark.

[via Blabbermouth]