Tour Journals


December 17, 2007 at 3:36pm

Couple more

2 more shows have been added to this summer's schedule. Poland and the Pinkpop Festival in the Netherlands. More to come, so stay tuned!


December 6, 2007 at 3:50pm

Germany anyone?

Metallica will be back to the Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park festivals in June 2008. See you guys there!


October 30, 2007 at 7:35pm

Night 2 Video

The video from the second night of Bridge School is now up for your viewing pleasure. It features the two songs that were not played the night before, Veteran and Unforgiven. The band is back to hitting the grindstone and continuing work on the new album. Till next time, MOT says C-YA!!!!!


October 29, 2007 at 6:07am

Pics are up

To learn more about the Bridge School, please point your browsers to And remember, net proceeds from your purchase of these two shows from the website will go towards the Bridge School. Pictures from tonight's show are up, video will come in the next couple days...


October 29, 2007 at 3:10am

Night 2 Setlist

The boys stepped it up, brought it to the next level, and knocked it out of the park! Their performance was as solid if not better than last night. Two different songs from last night, Veteran and Unforgiven. Setlist is up!


October 29, 2007 at 12:48am

Bridge School Night 2

Band just finished the meet and greet, and are preparing for their set. What songs will they do tonight? The same? Different? Stay tuned to find out! Neil Young just hit the stage, and then Metallica will close the show again. Setlist will be up right after!


October 28, 2007 at 6:42pm


October 28, 2007 at 4:45pm

Pics are up

Ok, pics from last night's show are up. The crew are working hard to get the show available for download today. Be sure to head over there now and pre-order it!


October 28, 2007 at 3:26pm

Good Morning!

How about that show last night eh? Pretty effing cool if you ask me. And since it was such a special show, I thought why not do a special video? Filmed from the side of the stage, here is 30 seconds of EACH song!! Let me know what you guys think, and Enjoy! Pictures coming up shortly....


October 28, 2007 at 4:45am

Setlist Up!

Wow, what a special and unique show. We had a lot of songs that Metallica have never played before (most of them covers). But your MOT's favorite was All Within My Hands. In depth review coming right up, setlist is posted.


October 28, 2007 at 1:22am

And now....

Quick update, James just introduced Tom Waits!


October 28, 2007 at 12:15am

Bridge School Starts

My Morning Jacket are just finishing up their set. Next up is John Mayer. The set change tonight, Metallica are going to close the show!


October 27, 2007 at 3:57pm

Sound Check

The boys made the trek down to Mountain View last night to do a quick sound check. Everything sounded really good. The band are scheduled to take the stage at 10pm, but it looks like that has been moved to 11. Either way, if you are going to the show, make sure you are there before 9, just in case. Pics from last night are up. Next report will be from Shoreline!


October 26, 2007 at 4:39pm

Day 4!

The boys have been working really hard, and have a pretty good idea which songs they will play in what order. Pics from yesterday are up. See you guys on Saturday!


October 25, 2007 at 3:07pm

Day 3

Songs are starting to come together. Only a couple more days of rehearsals left! Pics form yesterday are up.


October 24, 2007 at 3:31pm

Day 2

Pics from yesterday's rehearsals are up. Check em out!


October 23, 2007 at 3:07pm

Rehearsals begin!

The boys began their rehearsals yesterday for the upcoming Bridge School shows. What songs did they play? Sorry, you'll just have to wait till Saturday to find out!!!!


September 25, 2007 at 4:29pm

Back to School!

As you know by now, Metallica will play two acoustic shows at this year's Bridge School Benefit. Metallica played the same benefit back in 1997. This time, both shows will be recorded for the website! All proceeds will go to the Bridge School. We'll see you in October!


July 22, 2007 at 6:00am

Moscow Video

In this last video of the Sick Of The Studio '07 tour, Lars receives an unusual offer in the meet and greet, plus Fuel and Seek from the show. The band will have a few weeks off before heading back into the studio to continue recording the new album. Thanks to everyone who came out to the shows, and thanks to all of you that visited the site during the tour! Hope to see you again soon! Your MOT reporter, signing off...


July 20, 2007 at 4:07pm

Helsinki Vid

The Helsinki video is now up! We have Lars writing the setlist with the "help" of his son Myles, and Am I Evil from the show. The video from Moscow will be up over the weekend. Enjoy!