Thursday, September 15, 2011

VIDEO: Metallica drummer talks about rocking Yankee Stadium

Metallica and the Big 4 rocked Yankee Stadium in New York Wednesday night, a rare opportunity to bring metal to The House That Ruth Built.

Along with Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax, Metallica delivered a 2-hour plus headlining set mixed with songs from throughout their 30-year career.

Watch the Big 4 jam on a Motorhead classic here.

Backstage at Yankee Stadium, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich told Rolling Stone that his band couldn't refuse an invitation to bring their Big 4 show to the legendary ballpark.

"There's never been a hard rock experience in Yankee Stadium," says Ulrich. "Ninety-nine percent of the rock experiences in New York are at Giants Stadium, the Meadowlands thing. So anytime Metallica gets a chance to do anything that's unique and different...getting to come here to the hallowed grounds of Yankee Stadium was something we couldn't say no to."

Metallica – Lars Ulrich interview at Yankee Stadium

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Metallica – Sad But True
Yankee Stadium – New York, NY – September 14, 2011

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