METALLICA: San Diego, Los Angeles Backstage, Performance Footage Available

Official Metallica.com footage from METALLICA's concerts in San Diego (Dec. 15, 2008) and Los Angeles (Dec. 18, 2008) can be viewed below. The clips include footage from meet-and-greet sessions, backstage jams and the actual performances.

METALLICA has issued a new nine-minute video for the song "All Nightmare Long" from its latest album, "Death Magnetic". The clip, which premiered at Metallica.com, is a weird and creepy mix of animation and what is made to resemble old stock footage. It tells an alternate history story of mutant spores discovered by the Soviet Union and used as a biological weapon to turn U.S. citizens into zombies during the Cold War. The band performed the song itself live for the first time on December 5 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield told Sun Media that the lyrical content of "All Nightmare Long" was "an attempt to get back to the H.P. Lovecraft mythos" which Hetfield referenced on the band's classic 1986 track "The Thing That Should Not Be".

December 15, 2008 at Cox Arena in San Diego, California:

01. Meet-And-Greet
02. The Call Of Ktulu
03. Fade To Black
04. No Remorse

Dec. 18, 2008 at the Forum in Los Angeles, California:

01. Meet-And-Greet
02. Breadfan
03. The Four Horsemen

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