Monday, June 1, 2015

Metallica release audio of The Unforgiven II live debut

Metallica have released audio of the live debut of their 1997 track, “The Unforgiven II”, as performed at the Rock Im Revier festival in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Friday.

The tune – which originally appeared on their 7th album, “Reload” – was previously played only once before - during the band’s December 8, 1997 appearance on the Billboard Music Awards.

The sequel to “The Unforgiven” from 1991’s self-titled album was later followed by “The Unforgiven III” on 2008’s “Death Magnetic.”

Metallica have also made the full May 29 show from Germany available at

The group will perform at Sonisphere Italy on June 2 and Rock In Vienna on June 4 before returning Stateside to headline the 2015 X Games in Austin, Texas on June 6.

Following this short run of shows, Metallica will perform at Lollapalooza in Chicago on August 1.

See also:

VIDEO: Metallica perform concert debut of The Unforgiven II
Metallica to perform national anthem at X Games in Austin
VIDEO: Metallica frontman unplugs for Blue Oyster Cult classic
Metallica to headline 2015 X Games in Austin
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