On Dec. 8, the band performed at the Carlini Argentine Base in Antarctica, making them the first band to play all seven continents. Another first for the band: the concert was broadcast only through headphones, no amplification. Probably to keep penguin adolescents from jump-starting their rebellious phase.
The only other concert known to have been performed on the isolated ice continent took place during Live Earth 2007, when a group of scientists rocked a 17-person show under the handle Nunatak.
The historic performance has been released as a live album, called “Freeze ‘Em All: Live in Antarctica.” You can buy it on the band’s website here.
Watch Metallica’s “Freeze ‘Em All: Live in Antarctica” in full below.
Creeping Death (1:25)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (7:47)
Sad But True (12:28)
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (18:58)
Master of Puppets (25:58)
Nothing Else Matters (50:01)
Enter Sandman (55:06)
Seek & Destroy (1:02:20)
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