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Did You Know? It’s Official Metallica Day!

Metallica live at The O2 Arena, London, England

Metallica live at The O2 Arena, London, England (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Metallica an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, whose releases include fast tempos, instrumentals, and aggressive musicianship that placed them as one of the founding “big four” of thrash metal alongside Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax. They formed in 1981 when James Hetfield responded to an advertisement that drummer Lars Ulrich had posted in a local newspaper. As of 2003, the line-up features long-time lead guitarist Kirk Hammett (who joined the band in 1983) and bassist Robert Trujillo (a member since 2003) alongside Hetfield and Ulrich. Previous members of the band are lead guitarist Dave Mustaine (who went on to found the band Megadeth), and bassists Ron McGovney, Cliff Burton and Jason Newsted. The band also had a long collaboration with producer Bob Rock, who produced all of its albums from 1990 to 2003 and served as a temporary bassist between the departure of Newsted and the hiring of Trujillo.

And today, in San Francisco, California they celebrate “Official Metallica Day“, declaired by then mayor of San Francisco Willie Brown, fourteen years ago.

So to us who grew up with Kirk, Lars, James, Robert and everyone who became part of Matallica. Happy “Metallica Day“!

Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metallica

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