Metallica Covers ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ In Birmingham

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Metallica brought their Winter Tour to the Legacy Arena At The BJCC in Birmingham on Tuesday, marking the first time they have played the city since 1992. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame act gave some love the locals by performing a portion of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home Alabama.”

The cover came during the nightly “Kirk & Rob Doodle” portion of the show when guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo typically jam on different songs. Last evening’s version featured a rare appearance during the “Doodle” by the band’s lead singer James Hetfield who sang part of the iconic classic rock tune. Watch fan-shot video captured by CarimboHanky below:

Setlist

Metallica at Legacy Arena at the BJCC

  • The Ecstasy of Gold  
  • Hardwired Intro
  • Hardwired
  • Atlas, Rise!
  • Seek & Destroy
  • The Memory Remains
  • The Unforgiven
  • Now That We're Dead  
  • Dream No More
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • Welcome Home (Sanitarium)  
  • The Four Horsemen
  • Creeping Death
  • Moth Into Flame
  • Sad but True
  • One
  • Master of Puppets
Encore
  • Battery
  • Nothing Else Matters
  • Enter Sandman  

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