Timeline

2003

February 5, 2003

Summer Sanitarium 2003 Announced

Metallica announce Summer Sanitarium tour 2003 w/ Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, Deftones, and Mudvayne.
Robert Trujillo's first tour with the band.

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February 11, 2003

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February 24, 2003

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April 8, 2003

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April 9, 2003

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April 11, 2003

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April 30, 2003

"St. Anger" Video Shoot

Video shoot for "St. Anger" at San Quentin state prison.
Metallica also plays a concert for the prisoners. This is Robert's first performance in Metallica.

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May 3, 2003

Metallica Tapes mtv:ICON

Taping of mtv:ICON Metallica in Los Angeles. This is Robert's first public performance as a member.

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May 27, 2003

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June 5, 2003

St. Anger Released

The original release date for the album was June 10th, but got changed at the last minute due to great anticipation.

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June 23, 2003

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July 21, 2003

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August 15, 2003

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August 28, 2003

Band Performs at MTV Video Music Awards

Nominated for Best Rock Video "St. Anger."
Perform a short medley of
Lenny Kravitz - "Are You Gonna Go My Way?"
Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
White Stripes - "Seven Nation Army"
Michael Jackson - "Beat It"
then "Frantic"

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September 22, 2003

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October 15, 2003

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November 16, 2003

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December 3, 2003