Based in 2017 by each Metallica and their administration, the All Inside My Arms Basis was began as a approach to give again to the group by combating starvation, supporting workforce training, serving to with catastrophe aid, and a lot extra. The band has hosted two earlier “Serving to Arms Live performance and Public sale” performances in earlier years, and Friday evening (December sixteenth) marked the third, happening on the sold-out Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
After being launched by Iron Man himself, Robert Downey Jr., Metallica took the stage with acoustic guitars, and opened the night with “Blackened 2020.” Though they have been “unplugged,” the band sounded simply as heavy as at all times, with Kirk enjoying a 12-string model of his traditional white Ouija board impressed guitar. After “The Unforgiven,” James Hetfield took a minute to introduce the band, as if he wanted to, earlier than enjoying covers of Skinny Lizzy’s “Borderline” and UFO’s “It’s Killing Me,” each for the primary time. They then wrapped up the five-song acoustic set with their traditional cowl of the Skinny Lizzy model of “Whiskey within the Jar,” however the night was removed from over.
After a quick intermission that includes the night’s host, Jimmy Kimmel, Metallica returned to the stage totally plugged in, and kicked off their second set with “The Name of Ktulu.” They appeared to have some pent-up power from their first set, and wasted no time in releasing it. After “Harvester of Sorrow” and “Holier Than Thou” (which Hetfield stated was a “profit favourite”), the band combined issues up by enjoying an electrical model of “All Inside My Arms.”
Maybe the spotlight of the night got here when James Hetfield stated, “Since this issuch a particular gig right here, we thought we’d play ‘Lux Æterna’ for you.” After a fast false begin, the band launched into the brand new single, giving the thrashy tune its dwell debut. They’d one other shock for his or her followers, welcoming St. Vincent to share each vocals and guitar duties for “Nothing Else Issues.”
The band wrapped up the night with “Search & Destroy,” bringing one other very profitable profit to a detailed.
Earlier within the night, Greta Van Fleet received issues rolling with a gap set focusing totally on their newest album, The Battle at Backyard’s Gate. And earlier than the live performance started, such celebs and musicians as Tom Morello, Tony Hawk, St. Vincent, Jimmy Kimmel, and extra walked the “black carpet.”
Metallica will launch their new album, 72 Seasons, on April 14th, and might be touring North America extensively in 2023 and 2024. Choose up tickets to their upcoming reveals through Ticketmaster.
See our photographs from Metallica’s “Serving to Arms” profit present beneath, adopted by video footage and the setlist. Assist the All Inside My Arms Basis at its official web site, and bid on objects within the AWMH profit public sale at this location.
Photograph Gallery – Metallica, Greta Van Fleet and “Black Carpet” on the 2022 Serving to Arms charity occasion (click on to broaden and scroll although):
Blackened (2020 model)
Borderline (Skinny Lizzy cowl) (Stay debut)
It’s Killing Me (UFO cowl) (Stay debut)
Whiskey within the Jar
The Name of Ktulu
Harvester of Sorrow
Holier Than Thou
All Inside My Arms (with Avi Vinocur)
Lux Æterna (Stay debut)
Nothing Else Issues (with St. Vincent)
Search & Destroy