|James Hetfield performs with daughter Cali at 2nd annual Acoustic For A Cure|
Metallica frontman James Hetfield performed the 1976 Blue Oyster Cult classic, “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper,” at the second annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert at The Masonic in San Francisco on May 15.
Hetfield was joined by Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and a pedal steel guitarist for the song; the lineup also performed the Metallica track “Mama Said” from 1996’s “Load.”
The Metallica guitarist also delivered an acoustic version of Adele’s “Crazy For You” – from 2008’s “19” – with his 16 year-old daughter Cali on vocals.
Hetfield and Sammy Hagar co-hosted the event, which also included performances by Joe Satriani, Pat Monahan from Train, Adam Sandler and Linda Perry.
All proceeds from "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" will be donated to fund children's brain tumor research at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, one of the nation's leading children's medical facilities.
The inaugural 2014 edition included sets from Satriani, Monahan, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Heart's Nancy Wilson.
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