Metallica Appears On ‘Kimmel’

Watch the band perform, sit for an interview and read bad reviews.

By Andy Kahn Sep 11, 2021 7:40 am PDT

Metallica was featured on Friday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live. The seminal metal band’s appearance was in honor of the 30th anniversary of their self-titled 1991 studio album known as The Black Album.

Metallica’s James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo sat for an interview with the show’s host Jimmy Kimmel. Among the topics discussed was Today’s New Albums: Béla Fleck, Kacey Musgraves, Heartless Bastards, Low & MoreThe Metallica Blacklist, a new compilation featuring over 50 artists covering songs on The Black Album. Metallica also participated in a segment in which the band read 1-star reviews of the now-classic album.

The band performed songs from the 1991 release at Los Angeles’ Griffith Observatory. Watch below performances of “Wherever I May Roam” and a bonus rendition of “Holier Than Thou,” as well as the interview and bad review segments:

Wherever I May Roam

Holier Than Thou


1-Star Black Album Reviews

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