PICS: Metallica at Petco Park

Heavy metal juggernauts Metallica slayed at Petco Park on Sunday, Aug. 6.

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The band is fronted by vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield.
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And fans are all about it.
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The group formed in 1981 after Hetfield responded to an ad put out by drummer Lars Ulrich.
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Soon, a slew of metal legends would spawn from the Hetfield and Ulrich partnership.
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Lead guitarist Kirk Hammett replaced Dave Mustaine in 1983.
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Mustaine was released from the band because of drug and alcohol abuse and violent behavior.
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He would go on to form Megadeth.
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Robert Trujillo joined the band in 2003.
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Metallica has garnered 66 Grammy Award nominations and 25 wins.
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Now that's something to smile about.
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Trujillo's 12-year-old son filled in for Korn's bassist Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu during their South American tour.
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Rolling Stone ranked Metallica No. 61 on its list of 100 greatest bands of all time.
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It's safe to say they're going down in the history books.
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So, it's no wonder Petco Park was packed for their show on Sunday, Aug. 6.
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Heavy metal juggernauts Metallica slayed at Petco Park on Sunday, Aug. 6.
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Heavy metal juggernauts Metallica slayed at Petco Park on Sunday, Aug. 6.
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Heavy metal juggernauts Metallica slayed at Petco Park on Sunday, Aug. 6.
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Heavy metal juggernauts Metallica slayed at Petco Park on Sunday, Aug. 6.
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Heavy metal juggernauts Metallica slayed at Petco Park on Sunday, Aug. 6.
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