Metallica have launched a brand new stay EP, recorded through the band’s efficiency on the MusiCares MAP Fund Profit Live performance at Membership Nokia in Los Angeles on Might 12, 2014.
The acoustic live performance paid tribute to Ozzy Osbourne, and noticed the band play 4 cowl songs, all of which characteristic on the EP. They embrace Ozzy’s Diary of a Madman, Uncommon Earth’s I Simply Wish to Rejoice, The Beatles’ In My Life – which Ozzy additionally coated on his 2005 album Underneath Cowl – and Deep Purple’s When a Blind Man Cries.
You’ll be able to watch a stay video of the band’s efficiency of Diary of a Madman under, or head to LiveMetallica.com (opens in new tab) to take heed to the complete EP.
Deep Purple’s When a Blind Man Cries has since been featured on a number of Metallica releases. The band carried out the monitor on the 2016 Bridge College Profit and their 2018 All Inside My Palms profit live performance. A studio-recorded model of the tune options on the group’s newest album, Hardwired… to Self-Destruct (2016).
Whereas we’re nonetheless ready on the subsequent Metallica album, the thrash titans have been onerous at work on different tasks. Earlier this month, the four-piece partnered with on-line guitar studying platform Yousician to show followers tips on how to play Enter Sandman, Nothing Else Issues, One, and the “possible way” to play Grasp of Puppets.
Metallica’s present tour, which is because of cease in Belgium for the Rock Werchter pageant on July 1, has delivered memorable moments, together with lead guitarist Kirk Hammett flubbing the intro to Nothing Else Issues, earlier than falling on the ground at Boston Calling.
And on a extra critical notice, James Hetfield grew to become emotional onstage again in Might in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, telling the group he felt like an “previous man” and that he was anxious he couldn’t play guitar anymore.
This prompted his bandmates – Hammett, bassist Rob Trujillo and drummer Lars Ulrich – to go away their onstage posts and provides the rhythm guitar legend a bunch hug. Hetfield adopted by addressing the viewers, saying: “Seeing you on the market, I’m not alone. I’m not alone, and neither are you.”
The EP is on the market on CD or as a digital obtain, priced from $3.99 for MP3 to $5.99 for HD-audio. Proceeds from downloads will go to the MusiCares MAP Fund.