Wednesday, November 12, 2014

VIDEO: Metallica perform at The Concert For Valor on Veterans Day

Metallica were among the artists that perform at The Concert For Valor at The National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Veterans Day.

The band ripped through a three-song set that included “For Whom The Bell Tolls”, “Master Of Puppets” and “Enter Sandman.”

A first-of-its-kind event to honor America's veterans and their families, the live three-hour concert aired on HBO and also featured Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Dave Grohl, Rihanna, Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx and Carrie Underwood, among others.

In addition to honoring veterans, the concert also served as a fundraising event supporting a number of veterans’ service organizations assisting servicemen and women with employment, education opportunities, health and wellness and integration back into civilian life.

“We’re excited to play for those who have given so much of themselves for others as the night shines the spotlight on the more than 20 million American veterans who have served,” said Metallica when announcing their appearance.

“It was an honor playing at #TheConcertForValor!,” posted the band after the event.

Next week, Metallica will play a week-long residency on CBS' Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson.

The late night program airs weeknights on CBS at 12:37 AM EST.

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