Josh Groban did it. So did Jamie Foxx. But this weekend, almost no one’s rendition of the national anthem had quite the same feeling as Metallica‘s version.
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James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett were on hand in San Francisco on Saturday (May 2) to perform the “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the San Francisco Giants took on the Los Angeles Angels. Their performance was a part of “Metallica Day” which too place at AT&T Park, marking the third year in a row it’s been celebrated.
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In addition to the national anthem, drummer Lars Ulrich threw of the first pitch and even led a sing-along to “Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” according to reports.
You can watch Hetfield and Hammett perform below.