Fan-filmed video footage of METALLICA's May 17 performance at The New Coliseum Presented By NYCB in Uniondale, New York can be seen below.
The band's setlist was as follows:
01. Hardwired 02. Atlas, Rise! 03. For Whom The Bell Tolls 04. Ride The Lightning 05. The Unforgiven 06. Now That We're Dead 07. Moth Into Flame 08. Harvester Of Sorrow 09. Welcome Home (Sanitarium) 10. The Four Horsemen 11. Sad But True 12. One 13. Master Of Puppets 14. Fade To Black 15. Seek & Destroy
16. Blackened 17. Nothing Else Matters 18. Enter Sandman
METALLICA was joined in Uniondale, as they will be on most of the rest of the trek, by VOLBEAT and AVENGED SEVENFOLD.
The North American run will hit stadiums in 21 more cities before ending in mid-August. METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich told Rolling Stone that the band was genuinely surprised to learn they could still play stadiums, saying, "It was like, 'Holy fuck, people really still care about this band in ways that you stopped taking for granted literally decades ago. It was very inspiring and kind of eye-opening."
He added: "Full stadium runs can sometimes be a little intimidating. There's all these things to worry about like, 'You should really try to play maybe only on the weekend,' and, 'Where do you play on Tuesday?' and some of those practicalities can get a little bewildering. We just threw caution to the wind. Doing a stadium run seemed like the perfect thing on the back of how well this record has been received and all the good will that's out there in METALLICA's world right now."
The next stop on the tour is Gillette Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts on Friday (May 19).
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