Metallica kicked off its first of two live 40th anniversary concerts at the Chase Center in San Francisco on December 17 to a full house in its hometown. After the show, guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo traveled to the legendary Fillmore to perform with their cover band, The Wedding Band, featuring Whitfield Crane (Ugly Kid Joe), Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), Doc Coyle ( Bad Wolves) and Jon Theodore (Queens of the Stone Age). A fan filmed video is available below.
Metallica’s full show – which started with “Hit The Lights” and ended with “Spit Out The Bone” – also featured “Trapped Under Ice” for the first time since 2012 and the first live performance of the Reload track. “Fixxxer”.
Check out the set-list and fan-filmed footage below:
“Turn on the lights”
“Trapped under the ice”
“Welcome home (sanatorium)”
“The shortest straw”
“Sad but true”
“Nothing else matters”
“Fixxxer” (live debut)
“The day that never comes”
“Spit the bone”
Powered by streaming partners Amazon Music and Prime Video Channels, the exclusive free global live stream will feature another performance tomorrow night (December 19). Metallica fans around the world can watch both performances live from their homes or on their mobile via Amazon Music, Amazon Music’s Twitch channel, and Prime Video (with or without a Prime subscription on demand) starting at 9 p.m. PT. / 12 p.m. ET / 5 a.m. GMT / 2 p.m. JST every evening. The shows will then be available exclusively on The Coda Collection / Prime Video Channel for later viewing.
Metallica fans will also be able to watch films presented as part of the SF Takeover Film Fest, including “Cunning Stunts” and “Orgullo, Pasión, y Gloria: Tres Noches en la Ciudad de México” at the Coda Collection / Prime Video Channel for the weekend.
The Live Stream + 40th Anniversary Movies is just the start, kicking off an expanded partnership between The Coda Collection and Metallica, which will include a comprehensive roster of concert films, documentaries and additional content spanning the band’s career and arriving on the channel exclusively throughout 2022, alongside popular musical films such as Foo Fighters, Jimi Hendrix, Grateful Dead and many more.
For more information on Metallica 40th Anniversary Live and to sign up for a tune reminder, visit here. To see a full list of Metallica San Francisco takeover activity and get daily updates, visit Metallica.com.