Watch Metallica's live performance of 'Sweet Home Alabama'

music news 25/01/2019

Metallica paid tribute to band Lynyrd Skynyrd during their performance in Alabama this week, playing a cover of classic song 'Sweet Home Alabama'.

The show took place at Legacy Arena at the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama on January 22nd. You can watch a video of the performance above, where Kirk Hammett starts the opening riff and the crowd cheers as Robert Trujillo jams along. James Hetfield eventually makes his way to the mic, chiming in with "In Birmingham, they love the governor."