The Metallica 40th Anniversary shows will be lived streamed for free. Presented by The Coda Collection will be a global streaming event for two nights. Powered by streaming giants Amazon Music and Prime Video. Above all it will show Metallica's performances on December 17 and December 19 at San Francisco's Chase Center.
Tickets were previously only available to members of Metallica's fifth member club. Metallica have given fans the chance to view their shows via Amazon Music, Twitch or Prime Video.
On Metallica's official site it said "In between shows during the weekend, you can continue your virtual 40th anniversary experience with the â€œSF Takeover Film Fest,â€. including Cunning Stunts and Orgullo, PasiÃ³n at the Coda Collection/Prime Video Channel. The 40th anniversary live stream and films are just the beginning as The Coda Collection. It will include a full slate of concert films, documentaries, and other nuggets. All airing on the channel exclusively throughout 2022. Weâ€™ll be joining an impressive array of artists! including the Foo Fighters, Jimi Hendrix, Grateful Dead, and many more featured on the streaming service."
Metallica are teaming up with DJ Mode on Amazon Music to release â€œThe Metallica Takeover.â€ The Metallica station will be available exclusively to Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers and Prime members. All set to a soundtrack of our album cuts, deep tracks, songs featured on The Metallica Blacklist. Some of our their favourite artists, there will also be exclusive interviews and other features giving listeners something unique. Similarly you can check out â€œThe Metallica Takeoverâ€ now on Amazon Music in the Amazon Music app for iOS and Android or on Alexa-enabled devices.
Metallica formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield. After that Metallica became the most influential and successful rock bands in history. The band have sold nearly 121 million albums worldwide. They are generating more than 2.5 billion streams online. Metallica's several multi-platinum albums include "Kill 'Em All", "Ride The Lightning", "Master Of Puppets", "â€¦ And Justice For All", "Metallica" (Also known as The Black Album), "Load", "Reload", "St. Anger", "Death Magnetic" and "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct".
Additionally the band have won nine Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, stacks of MTV Video Music Awards. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in 2009.