Since Mariano Rivera retired, the guys from Metallica don't have much to do ... That's the premise of the hilarious new commercial for ESPN's SportsCenter featuring all four members of Metallica. In the 30-second clip, which you can check out below, the band are trying hard to stay busy since Yankees' pitcher Mariano Rivera called it quits last year.
When witnessing the fury of a Metallica show, it can be easy to forget just how many variables there are in making it all work. Few people know this better than Bob Cowan and Adam Correia, Metallica's two live monitor engineers.
Once upon a time, the mere act of strapping on an electric guitar and cranking up an amplifier marked one as an outsider, a rebellious badass who refused to live by the laws of a "decent" society. But today's cookie-cutter rockers and forgettable pop janglers make studying for the priesthood seem like an edgier pursuit than playing guitar in a band.
Conquering Dystopia, the new project featuring Schecter signature artists Jeff Loomis and Keith Merrow, released their self-titled debut album earlier this year. Now you can check out a guitar play-through video of "Autarch," a track off the new album, below.