I can't speak for anyone else, but I'd certainly feel pretty good if Jimmy Page went out of his way to shoot a video message to me on my 30th birthday. And that's exactly what the legendary guitarist did for Metallica, along with an impressive list of fellow musicians, including Slash, Aerosmith, Rush, Tom Morello, Slash, Green Day, Sammy Hagar, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Kerry King and more.
On the final night of Metallica's four-show 30th anniversary celebration, Megadeth leader and former Metallica guitarist Dave Mustaine joined his former bandmates onstage for five songs. You can check out video of Mustaine performing "Phantom Lord," "Jump in the Fire," "Metal Militia," "Hit the Lights" and "Seek & Destroy" below.
As we've reported -- a lot -- Metallica have been celebrating their 30th anniversary for the past week with a series of shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco featuring a rotating cast of special guests that makes it seem like virtually everyone wanted to wish Metallica a happy 30th birthday.
We missed a busy weekend in Metallica-land as the band closed out their 30th anniversary celebration with two more shows -- and two more unreleased tracks from the Death Magnetic sessions. You can stream "Hell and Back" and "Return to Babylon" below.
Last night, at the second show of their fan-club only 30th anniversary celebration, Metallica dusted off yet another previously-unheard track from the Death Magnetic sessions. You can listen to "Just a Bullet Away" below.
We reported earlier that Metallica played a previously-unheard track from the Death Magnetic sessions titled "Hate Train" last night at the first show of their 3We reported earlier that Metallica played a previously-unheard track from the Death Magnetic sessions titled "Hate Train" last night at the first show of their 30th anniversary celebration. As promised, the band had even more surprises in store for the fan club members in attendance for the first of a four-night run of shows in San Francisco.0th anniversary celebration.