Metallica Members Perform With Kamasi Washington In Los Angeles

Sunday's concert marked the live debut of Kamasi Washington's Metallica cover, "My Friend Of Misery."

By Scott Bernstein Jul 19, 2021 1:08 pm PDT

Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington and his band unveiled their cover of Metallica‘s “My Friend Of Misery” with guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo from the heavy metal act on Sunday night. The “My Friend Of Misery” performance came within Washington’s headlining performance at Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

Kamasi Washington recorded “My Friend Of Misery” as his contribution to The Metallica Blacklist, a compilation featuring 53 covers of tunes from Metallica’s The Black Album that hits digital and streaming services on September 10 and arrives on vinyl and CD on October 1. Washington’s band at Hollywood Bowl featured Thundercat on second bass and DJ Battlecat.

The saxophonist also premiered additional material last night including a cover of Terrace Martin‘s “Pig Feet.” Martin sat-in with Washington and company on his 2020 single as did Daylyt, Problem and G Perico.

Watch fan-shot video of Kamasi’s live “My Friend Of Misery” with Hammett and Trujillo below:

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Kamasi Washington (See 33 videos) , Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujilio


Kamasi Washington at Hollywood Bowl

  • Unknown Song  
  • Truth
  • Re Run
  • Sun Kissed Child  
  • Pig Feet  
  • Announcement
  • My Friend of Misery  
  • Fists of Fury
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