The “Big Four” bands of 1980s thrash metal — METALLICA, MEGADETH, SLAYER and ANTHRAX — played the second show of their current European tour earlier tonight (Sunday, July 3) at Ullevi stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden.
The highly anticipated onstage performance of the “Big Four” bands at the same time happened near the end of METALLICA‘s set, between “Enter Sandman” and “Damage Inc.”. Members of ANTHRAX and MEGADETH joined METALLICA on stage for a cover of DIAMOND HEAD‘s “Am I Evil?” before METALLICA ended the night with “Creeping Death”.
SLAYER — who could not join last night’s jam at the “Big Four” show in Gelsenkirchen, Germany due to their travel arrangements to get to today’s concert, did not take part in tonight’s “Am I Evil?” performance.
SLAYER‘s next show is scheduled to take place on July 6 in Milan, Italy.
Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA) is filling in for ANTHRAX‘s Scott Ian on the current “Big Four” tour and took part in tonight’s jam.
METALLICA‘s setlist was as follows:
01. Hit the Lights
02. Master of Puppets
03. The Shortest Straw
04. Seek Destroy
05. Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
06. Ride the Lightning
07. The Memory Remains
08. All Nightmare Long
09. Sad But True
10. The Call of Ktulu
12. For Whom the Bell Tolls
14. Fade to Black
15. Enter Sandman
16. Am I Evil? (w/ MEGADETH and ANTHRAX)
17. Damage, Inc.
18. Creeping Death
Fan-filmed video footage of the “Am I Evil?” performance from the Gothenburg concert can be seen below.