Timeline

1999

February 1, 1999

1999

February 24, 1999

Band Wins Grammy

Metallica wins fourth Grammy in Best Metal Performance category for "Better than You", also nominated for Best Hard Rock Performance "Fuel".

1999

March 7, 1999

1999

March 13, 1999

Band Wins Bammies

Lars earns Bammie for outstanding drummer; ReLoad named outstanding hard rock album of the year.

1999

March 16, 1999

1999

March 16, 1999

1999

April 18, 1999

S&M Rehearsals

Rehearsal with San Francisco Symphony & Michael Kamen for S&M. April 18 - 20.

1999

April 21, 1999

Band Performs with SFO

Band performs with San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and records the performance for the S&M home video and album. April 21-22.

1999

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July 15, 1999

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August 11, 1999

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October 19, 1999

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November 8, 1999

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November 16, 1999

1999

November 23, 1999

Elektra Releases S&M

S&M released in North America on CD, DVD, and VHS; Cliff 'Em All and A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica Parts 1 & 2 released on DVD in the US.

1999

December 8, 1999

Band Wins 2 Billboard Music Awards

Symphony version of "Until It Sleeps" played at the top of the MGM Grand Hotel with the New York City's Orchestra of St. Luke's conducted by Michael Kamen. Also win two Billboard Music Awards for Catalog Artist of the Year and Catalog Album of the Year."