METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo paid tribute to BLACK SABBATH during the band’s recent concert (Monday, October 30) at the Genting Arena in SABBATH’s hometown of Birmingham, England. Hammett and Trujillo pulled out a cover of the classic “War Pigs” during their solo section and had fans sing along. You can watch fan-filmed video footage below.
METALLICA members Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield inducted BLACK SABBATH into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in March 2006 in New York City.
In addition to inducting SABBATH into the Rock Hall, METALLICA performed a medley of SABBATH songs (“Hole in the Sky” and “Iron Man”) during the ceremony.
The European leg of METALLICA’s “WorldWired” tour kicked off in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 2 and will run through November. After a break, the tour will commence on February 1, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, and continue through May, finishing up in Helsinki, Finland.