Louder Than Life: Metallica surprise fans with full ‘Black Album’ performance; Kirk Hammett joins Judas Priest on stage for “The Green Manalishi”

Posted by on September 27, 2021



Metallica surprised their fans last night (26th), during their second set at the Louder Than Life festival performing their 1991 self-titled Black album in its entirety but backwards. These legends have continued to celebrate the record’s 30th anniversary while bringing unique sets during their festival appearances. These legends started the set with “Hardwired,” followed by “The Four Horsemen,” and “Welcome Home (Sanitarium)” before going into the reverse order of the classic LP. 



01) Hardwired

02) The Four Horsemen

03) Welcome Home (Sanitarium)

04) The Struggle Within

05) My Friend of Misery

06) The God That Failed

07) Of Wolf and Man

08) Nothing Else Matters

09) Through the Never

10) Don’t Tread on Me

11) Wherever I May Roam

12) The Unforgiven

13) Holier Than Thou

14) Sad But True

15) Enter Sandman


16) Blackened

17) Creeping Death


Watch some of the fan-filmed footage below:


Prior to Metallica’s set, guitarist Kirk Hammett joined Judas Priest on stage to perform “The Green Manalishi (With The Two Pronged Crown).”


Check out the highlights below:




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