10 Mind-Blowing Facts You Never Knew About Metallica
10. They Played Antarctica, Making Them The First Band To Perform On Seven Continents
music history is something Metallica have become accustomed to, but even they
had to be proud when they officially became the first major music act to play
on seven continents.
capped off their World Guinness Book of Records feat in 2013 when they rocked
out in Antarctica enclosed inside a dome. Due to the icy conditions, the band
didn’t have access to their traditional amps. Instead, the music was fed into
headphones of those who attended the peculiar performance.
the monumental feat, the group released a documentary to commemorate it. Entitled
Freeze ‘Em All, the footage features
the historic concert, as well as some behind-the-scenes takes of the group as
they prepare for the cold challenge ahead.
Music Journalism graduate and freelance writer from Northern Ireland, who enjoys scouring the music archives for the best sounds from the past and present. Writer for the awesome publications WhatCulture, Metal Injection, Scribol, The Gamer, and Prefix.