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Watch: Metallica Release Pro-Shot Live Footage of New Song, "Lords of Summer"

The very active gang over at MetallicaTV have released official, pro-shot footage of Metallica performing their epic new song, "Lords of Summer," two Sundays ago — March 16 — in Bogotá, Colombia.

The song was written by the band specifically for their "Metallica By Request" tour.

Last week, Metallica released the "Garage Demo" version of "Lords of Summer," which you can check out here.

Metallica have made the entire Bogotá show available for download at LiveMetallica.com.

Check out the footage and let us know what you think!

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Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.