Get your “devil horns” out… Over the past weekend the 2015 X Games were held in Austin, TX and the over-the-top nature of the event went beyond just the sports competition and included performances from Thrash Metal icons Metallica.
Above you can check out a clip of all that went down behind-the-scenes from meeting fans to rehearsals, before finishing off with the band performing their Kill ‘Em All track “Whiplash.” The band recorded their X Games gig and are now selling digital copies – in MP3, FLAC, Apple Lossless and HD formats – at their Live Metallica website.
Metallica have joined forces with ESPN and Circuit for the Americas to assist victims of recent flooding, for which the band is donating all the money coming in from download sales to the Central Texas Red Cross. All versions cost $5 through July 15th.
See a playlist of fan-shot footage from that X Games concert below. Continue Reading