Timeline

1992

January 22, 1992

American Music Awards

Metallica were nominated for Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist and Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Album for Metallica (The Black Album).

1992

February 25, 1992

Band Wins Grammy

Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY; Metallica performs "Enter Sandman"; wins third Grammy in Best Metal Performance With Vocal category for Metallica (The Black Album) and was also nominated for Best Rock Song (songwriter) "Enter Sandman."

1992

February 25, 1992

1992

April 20, 1992

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness

Metallica plays London's Wembley Stadium in tribute to Freddie Mercury.
Metallica's 3-song set would be released as the "Nothing Else Matters" single Live at Wembley Stadium.
James Hetfield performed "Stone Cold Crazy" with Queen and Tony Iommi.

1992

April 20, 1992

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May 12, 1992

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May 21, 1992

1992

August 8, 1992

James Lit On Fire

Pyro accident during "Fade to Black." James suffers second and third degree burns. John Marshall would fill in on guitar for one last time.

1992

September 9, 1992

Band Wins VMA

Metallica wins award for Best Hard Rock Video for "Enter Sandman," also nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Editing.

1992

October 5, 1992

1992

October 19, 1992

1992

November 17, 1992