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Metallica's Kirk Hammett to Lead All-Star Cover Band 'The Wedding Band' for One-Off Show

For one show only, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo of Metallica will be performing as part of an all-star cover band called “The Wedding Band.” Taking place on July 26 at the Cosmopolitan Music Hall in Richmond Hill, Ontario, the performance will be 45 minutes of cover material to a crowd of 200.

The Wedding Band, consisting of Hammett, Trujillo, singer Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe, and drummer Joey Castillo, formerly of Queens of the Stone Age, will play “classic covers from bands like AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Billy Idol, and more.”

The intimate exclusive performance is occurring alongside the “It’s Alive!” exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum, which features items from Hammett’s personal collection of horror and sci-fi memorabilia.

Tickets for the show start at $200 CAD. VIP packages start at $300 CAD. Tickets are currently on sale. To buy tickets and for more information, see this page.

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Article image: Kirk Hammett, lead guitarist of Metallica, playing a guitar solo during Metallica’s set for The Concert for Valor in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 11, 2014. (DoD News Features [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.)

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