METALLICA IN SURPRISE ATTACK - METAL UP YOUR A.. 11th June 2013
Metallica pulled off a massive surprise at their Orion Music + More Festival by performing the set fans wanted to see in a secret gig on a minor stage. During a slot that was scheduled for the mysterious band 'dehaan,' Metallica themselves appeared onstage and ripped through their 1983 debut album 'Kill 'Em All' in its entirety.
The metal goliaths were only scheduled to perform a headlining set but fans got the thrill of a lifetime when Metallica played the Vans Damage Inc. stage at 4:30 PM. It turns out that 'dehaan' is the last name of Dean Dehaan, star of Metallica's upcoming 3D film 'Through the Never.'
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Watch James Hetfield introduces 'dehaan' before the rest of Metallica appears onstage in fan film footage below. With the 30th anniversary of 'Kill 'Em All' coming up next month, the band performed the album front to back during the blistering set.