Metallica To Perform with the San Francisco Symphony For S&M2

March 18, 2019

On April 21st and 22nd, 1999, Metallica unleashed their live album S&M where they performed alongside the San Francisco orchestra. Now to celebrate its 20th anniversary, the band has announced that it will be bringing S&M2 to the grand-opening of the Chase Center on Friday, September 6th.

We’re honored to take part in the Grand Opening of the @Chase_Center in San Francisco as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of S&M! Join us at what is sure to become a cultural landmark in the Bay Area for S&M² alongside the @SFSymphony with Music Director @MTilsonThomas. Visit for more info. #SandM2 #ChaseCenter #GrandOpening #SFSymphony

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The band said in a statement, "In celebration of the historic Grand Opening of San Francisco’s Chase Center, we are beyond honored to be joining together with the San Francisco Symphony for the first time in 20 years! Join us on Friday, September 6th for S&M²: a one-night-only show featuring the SF Symphony and legendary conductor Michael Tilson Thomas."

James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich made the announcement with Thomas, representatives from the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco mayor London Breed at a press conference on March 18th.

Tickets for the concert will be available for Metallica fan club members on March 19th at 9AM PST. Fifth member sales will begin at 10 AM PST. Tickets will go on sale the general public on Friday, March 22nd at 10 AM Pacific Time at