METALLICA and the San Francisco Giants held the eighth annual “Metallica Evening” on Tuesday, Might 24 at Oracle Park — previously AT&T Park — in San Francisco because the Giants took on the New York Mets. Guitarists Kirk Hammett and James Hetfieldperformed a metallic model of the U.S. nationwide anthem, whereas bassist Robert Trujillo delivered the “Play Ball!” announcement. Watch video of the nationwide anthem efficiency beneath.
When the eighth annual “Metallica Evening” was first introduced in February, METALLICA mentioned in an announcement: “It is a custom that we have missed the final two seasons, so we’re actually excited for the return of Metallica Evening at Oracle Park with our hometown baseball workforce, the San Francisco Giants. This 12 months marks the eighth time we’ll take the sector for the Nationwide Anthem, first pitch, and some different pre-game shenanigans.”
At earlier “Metallica Evening” occasions, Hammett and Hetfield had additionally carried out the nationwide anthem earlier than drummer Lars Ulrich threw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Hetfield had mentioned concerning the yearly occasion: “We’re blessed to be doing this yearly and being part of the vibe right here. You realize, when instances are good, when instances are dangerous, they want the assist.”
Hammett added: “It is nice. It is loads of enjoyable. It is a good alternative for us to work together with our dwelling workforce, hometown, and work together with the individuals of the Bay Space in San Francisco. And for me, it is loads of enjoyable to have the ability to play the nationwide anthem.”
Hammett informed ESPN.com that he feels the model of the nationwide anthem he performs is “actually distinctive and totally different,” and it is nice that he can play it for his dwelling workforce and hometown viewers.
METALLICA has at all times saved robust ties to the Bay Space sports activities scene: the band has additionally carried out earlier than Golden State Warriors basketball video games and San Jose Sharks hockey video games.
James Hetfield & Kirk Hammett of Metallica rocked the Nationwide Anthem on the Giants sport for Metallica Evening
Posted by 107.7 The Bone on Tuesday, Might 24, 2022