Metallica: Hardwired at House of Vans Photos

Metallica played their album release show last night to a lucky crowd at the House of Vans in London.

 

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People lined up hours before the show to get the best spot

 

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The scene was set Photo: James North

 

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Kalle Berglind and Tony Trujillo fired up a session in the bowl

 

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Kalle, back Smith over the spectator hole

 

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Tony, off the wall

 

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Metallica's new album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct was available

 

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Hit the lights

 

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Big band on a little stage   Photo: Nathan Gallagher

 

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Those who won the lottery to get in were beyond stoked   Photo: Nathan Galagher

 

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They streamed the show around the venue and world wide on the web

 

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Epic show   Photo: Nathan Gallagher

 

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Everyone left with a goodie bag   Photo: Nathan Gallagher

 

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Faces of stoke everywhere

 

 

Watch the full set here:

 

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