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Metallica announce ‘Kill ‘Em All’ and ‘Ride The Lightning’ concert

Metallica has announced a tribute concert playing songs from 'Kill 'Em All' and 'Ride The Lightning'. Who's the tribute to? The tribute is for the late couple Jonny and Marsha Zazula. Jonny and Marsha are heavy metal veterans who signed Metallia to their own label - Megaforce Records. They gave Metallica a boost on their early career.

The concert will take place at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida on 6th November. To support them on the night is the metal band 'Raven'. Raven supported Metallica on their first tour back in 1983.

In a statement via Rolling Stone, Metallia said “Jonny gave us our first break in New York, released our first albums on his Megaforce Records label, and put us out on the road for our first real tour. With Marsha by his side, Jonny was a mentor, a manager, a label head, and a father figure to us all…. we would not be where we are today without the two of them. Sadly, we recently lost both Jonny and Marsha, just a little more than a year apart.”

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"We’ll be cooking up a special setlist for you full of songs from our days with Jonny and Marsha at Megaforce. Our main touring partner from that time, Raven, will be joining us to add to the celebration and bring back the memories. Head out to Hard Rock Live and celebrate two heavy metal pioneers and champions with us!"

"The Zazula family is beyond humbled and appreciative that Metallica is playing this show in our parents' honor," state the Zazula family. "The pride our parents felt toward every member of the Metallica community, from the band members to fans, was insurmountable. We can't wait to witness this full-circle moment that will undoubtedly cause some raucous head-banging in Rock N Roll Heaven. Horns up…at Hit the Lights…Thank you."

The band will donate an amount of the money made from the concert to MusiCares. MusiCares, the Recording Academy’s charitable foundation provides musicians in need of support for mental head, health care and living expenses. Metallica's own charity 'All Within My Hands' will donate to the 'Feeding South Florida' food bank.

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