Black Sabbath members Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler also joined in on metal giant's anniversary celebration
Metallica reunited their original line-up in San Francisco over the weekend (December 10) when they were joined by former members Ron McGovney and Dave Mustaine for the first time in nearly 30 years.
The metal legends, who were playing their fourth and final intimate show at the Filmore in San Francisco as part of a week-long celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary, invited McGovney and Mustaine to play with them for the first time since 1982.
Former bassist Jason Newsted, who was a member of the band from 1986 until 2001, was also part of the onstage celebrations, as were other ex-members Lloyd Grant and Hugh Tanner.
Other special guests included Black Sabbath‘s Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler, who joined the band to perform covers of Sabbath tracks ‘Sabbra Cadabra’, ‘Iron Man’ and ‘Paranoid’.
Metallica‘s long-time producer Bob Rock was also present at the show which saw them play a 20-song career-spanning set, including a previously unreleased track from the ‘Death Magnetic’ sessions called ‘Rebel Of Babylon’.
‘Through the Never’
‘Ride the Lightning’
‘The God That Failed’
‘Welcome Home (Sanitarium)’
‘Rebel Of Babylon’
‘Dirty Window’ (with Bob Rock)
‘Frantic’ (with Bob Rock)
‘Sabbra Cadabra’ (with Geezer Butler)
‘Iron Man’ (with Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler)
‘Paranoid’ (with Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler)
‘King Nothing’ (with Jason Newsted)
‘Whiplash’ (with Jason Newsted)
‘Motorbreath’ (with Hugh Tanner)
‘Phantom Lord’ (with Dave Mustaine)
‘Jump In The Fire’ (with Dave Mustaine)
‘Metal Militia’ (with Dave Mustaine)
‘Hit The Lights’ (with Lloyd Grant, Dave Mustaine, Ron McGovney)
‘Seek & Destroy’ (with Jason Newsted, Dave Mustaine, Lloyd Grant, Ron McGovney, Hugh Tanner, Mark Osegueda, and The Soul Rebels)