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METALLICA Play Surprise Show At Small San Francisco Club (Video)

Metallica played a small, intimate 500 capacity venue last night.

METALLICA played a surprise club show last night (Thursday, September 16) at The Independent venue in downtown San Francisco.

The band’s setlist was as follows:

01. Whiplash
02. Ride The Lightning
03. The Memory Remains
04. Now That We’re Dead
05. Holier Than Thou
06. No Leaf Clover
07. Sad But True
08. Moth Into Flame
09. Fade To Black
10. For Whom The Bell Tolls
11. Creeping Death
12. One
13. Master Of Puppets


14. Battery
15. Fuel
16. Seek & Destroy

Video footage and photos of the show can be seen below.

METALLICA released the news of the last-minute gig via their social media on Thursday, writing: “Hey! Gonna let you in on a little secret .. We’re playing tonight at The Independent in downtown SF. Grab a $20 bill and get your ass to the box office right now! Proof of vaxx is required to get a wristband and it’s gonna sell out fast. One ticket per person, cash only!”

Per city mandate, The Independent has reportedly been requiring proof of vaccination at every show since the venue reopened in July. Attendees were required to wear masks at all times except when actively drinking.