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Metallica plays theater show in L.A.

Metallica plays theater show in L.A.

On Wed. night, May 14, Metallica performed at the 2,200-seat Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles All proceeds from the evening will go to the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, a nonprofit music school for low income students that was co-founded by Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea.

Metallica were in Los Angeles finishing up the recording of their new Rick Rubin-produced album, scheduled for a September release.

The band played the following songs:

Creeping Death
Fuel
For Whom the Bell Tolls
Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
...And Justice for All
Sad But True
Disposable Heroes
One
Master of Puppets
Battery

encores:
Last Caress
No Remorse
Enter Sandman
Fight Fire with Fire (with Flea)

Head Foo Fighter Dave Grohl was reportedly in the mosh pit during the nearly all-classic set.

The opening act for the show was Scars on Broadway, the new band by System of a Down guitarist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan.

All soundcheck photos by Ross Halfin.



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