UPDATE (Dec. 23): Metallica have now shared their official “MetOnTour” video edit of the dwell live performance premiere of “Lux Æterna.” Watch it under.
Final evening (Dec. 16), Metallica held their third annual All Inside My Fingers Basis profit live performance and public sale to assist assist their charitable trigger. The present passed off on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, and along with many different superior tracks and moments, it noticed the dwell debut of the band’s newest single, “Lux Æterna,” from their upcoming studio LP, 72 Seasons.
In keeping with setlist.fm, the track got here close to the tip of their second (electrical) set – which was proceeded by a shorter acoustic set – and had a “false begin” because of a difficulty with Lars Ulrich’s drums.
Within the fan-shot footage under, you possibly can see frontman James Hetfield introducing the track by saying that they’ve been ready for 72 Seasons “for a very long time.”
He continues: “[We were] placing collectively . . . the beginnings of it on Zoom. Covid. It’s popping out fairly quickly. We’re tremendous excited for that, and we thought that that is such a particular gig right here that we’d play ‘Lux Æterna,’ which is the primary single from it. We’ll play that for the primary time right here dwell. How about that?”
Naturally, the viewers (which, attendees reported, spanned a variety of ages) went wild, and rightfully so because it was a killer efficiency. In truth, one concertgoer in contrast the present as a complete to Metallica’s Nov. 6 live performance on the Arduous Rock Stay in Hollywood, Fla. (in tribute to the late Jon and Marsha Zazula).
In fact, that wasn’t the one cool a part of the night (which was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and opened by particular visitors Greta Van Fleet). For example, each iconic skateboarder Tony Hawk and iconic actor Robert Downey Jr. had been in attendance, with the previous giving a speech about Metallica in between their two units. Reportedly, Q-Prime administration founder – and Metallica’s co-manager – Cliff Burnstein was there as properly.
As for the remainder of Metallica’s set, highlights included dwell debuts of them masking Skinny Lizzy’s “Borderline” and UFO’s “It’s Killing Me” through the acoustic portion. Through the second half, occasional collaborator Avi Vinocur joined them for an electrical tackle the acoustic model of “All Inside My Fingers.” Likewise, they introduced out St. Vincent for “Nothing Else Issues” (which opened with a doodle from guitarist Kirk Hammett).
You possibly can watch just a few clips of Metallica performing “Lux Æterna” in its entirety under, in addition to see a photograph they shared to Instagram of the setlist and a collage of Dunlop guitar picks. In fact, you possibly can view the total setlist, too.
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Metallica Play “Lux Æterna” on the “All Inside My Fingers” Profit Live performance on Dec. 16, 2022
Metallica Setlist —“All Inside My Fingers” Profit Live performance (Dec. 16, 2022) [via setlist.fm]
01. “Blackened” (“Blackened 2020” Model)
02. “The Unforgiven”
03. “Borderline” (Skinny Lizzy cowl. Stay debut)
04. “It’s Killing Me” (UFO cowl. Stay debut)
05. “Whiskey within the Jar” (conventional cowl)
06. “The Name of Ktulu”
07. “Harvester of Sorrow”
08. “Holier Than Thou”
09. “All Inside My Fingers” (with Avi Vinocur. Acoustic model; Performed electrical)
10. “Creeping Dying”
11. “Enter Sandman”
12. “Lux Æterna” (False begin because of a cymbal fall; Stay debut)
13. “Nothing Else Issues” (with St. Vincent. Kirk doodle intro)
14. “Search & Destroy”
15. “The Unforgiven III” (performed from tape)
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