Timeline

2000

February 23, 2000

Band Wins Grammy

Metallica wins fifth Grammy in the Best Hard Rock Performance category for "Whiskey In The Jar."

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March 20, 2000

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April 8, 2000

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April 13, 2000

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July 7, 2000

James Throws His Back Out

After suffering a back injury on the first Summer Sanitarium tour, James plows through physical therapy and re-joins the band on stage within days.
Members from Kid Rock, Korn, and System of a Down filled in on vocal and guitar - playing Metallica songs, covers, and their bands' own tracks - for the three shows James missed.

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July 11, 2000

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August 20, 2000

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September 23, 2000

MTV Video Music Nominations

"I Disappear" was nominated in 5 categories: Best Rock Video, Best Video from a Film, Best Special Effects (Asylum Visual Effects), Best Editing (Nathan Cox), and Best Cinematography (Dave Rudd).

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October 27, 2000

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November 30, 2000

Band Wins VH1 My Music Award

Los Angeles, CA - perform "Fade To Black";
wins Best Stage Spectacle and Gods of Thunder awards
Jason Newsted's last performance as a member.