Fans who attend Friday night’s game at AT&T Park will not only get to see a great divisional matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers, but they will also get to participate in Metallica Night. The legendary rock band will be honored throughout the game, while band members will participate in various activities.
Metallica has been active since 1981 and still perform to this day. The band is currently working on their 10th studio album that is projected to come out as early as 2014. However, to keep fans happy while they wait for the new album, Metallic has decided to star in a 3D concert that was filmed in IMAX. Metallica: Through the Never will be released in theatres across the country on Sept. 27.
Metallica has received nine Grammy awards spanning from 1990-2009. They have also been awarded two American Music Awards and three Billboard Music Awards, among many others. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 and performed during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th anniversary concert.
The several past and present Metallica band members have combined to be the most influential heavy metal band of all time. They have sold 100 million album copies worldwide, 59 million of which were purchased in the United States. March 7, 1999 was considered “Metallica Day” in San Francisco as the bad was inducted into the San Francisco Walk of Fame.
Members of Metallica will perform the National Anthem before the Giants-Dodgers contest. Their custom made guitars with a Giants theme will be autographed and auctioned off at the Giants Community Clubhouse during the game. The Los Angeles natives will also throw out the ceremonial first pitch.