Watch Metallica Perform "Now That We're Dead" on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

This past Monday night (May 15), Metallica made their Late Show with Stephen Colbert live debut, performing “Now That We’re Dead.”

The track is from their latest album, the enormously successful Self-Destruct, which was released last November. The Colbert performance can be considered a pit stop on the band's WorldWired North American Tour, which kicked off May 10 in Baltimore.

In case there's something familiar about the sight of Metallica and Stephen Colbert in the same room together, it's because the band performed on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report in September 2013. We commend you on your impressive memory.

Dates for Metallica’s WorldWired tour can be found right here.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.