Wednesday, March 6, 2019

VIDEO: Metallica perform Black album classic in rare El Paso show

Metallica are streaming official video of a performance their 1991 classic, “Holier Than Thou”, from a February 28 concert at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, TX.

The track was featured on their self-titled (“Black”) album, which was the band’s first to top the US charts while going on to sell 16 million copies in the country and more than 31 million worldwide.

The recent concert marked Metallica’s first show in El Paso in 27 years and only their fifth concert appearance ever in the city.

Launched in the fall of 2016, the current series of North American dates marks the twelfth leg of the WorldWired tour; the run will wrap up in Grand Rapids, MI on March 13 before resuming for a full summer of European shows that will begin in Lisbon, Portugal on May 1.

The trek has grossed more than a quarter of a billion dollars worldwide to date.

See also:

VIDEO: Metallica perform live debut of Here Comes Revenge in Texas
VIDEO: Metallica perform Black album classic in Cleveland
VIDEO: Metallica perform Confusion in North Carolina
VIDEO: Metallica perform 1983 rarity in Cincinnati
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