Metallica Perform in Antarctica, Official Photos and Setlist Available

"Words can not describe how happy everyone was," the band adds.

Metallica Perform in Antarctica, Official Photos and Setlist Available
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Rightfully described as the band's most unique show ever, metal titans Metallica have performed their Antarctica concert last Sunday (December 8) under the Carlini Argentine Base dome. Consisting of 10 classic Metallica tunes, the Coca-Cola Zero sponsored event was attended by a group of lucky fans from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico who won their Antarctica cruise tickets last month. "This was the most unique show Metallica has ever done," the announcement reads. "The band, contest winners, research station scientists (from Russia, South Korea, China, Poland, Chile, Brazil and Germany), and the ship crew, all crammed in this little dome out on the helipad of Carlini Station in Antarctica! The energy in the little dome was amazing! Words can not describe how happy everyone was. "No word on if there were any penguins were attendance. #FreezeEmAll," the post concludes. Check out the full setlist and several official photos below, full gallery available on Metallica's Facebook page. Metallica Live at Antarctica Setlist: 01. Creeping Death 02. For Whom the Bell Tolls 03. Sad But True 04. Welcome Home (Sanitarium) 05. Master of Puppets 06. One 07. Blackened 08. Nothing Else Matters 09. Enter Sandman 10. Seek and Destroy

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    RadioTape
    Trapped Under Ice didn't seem appropriate then?
    NunoGPM
    Yeah, where's Trapped Under Ice? The only thing I can think of is that it was too cold too play it.
    Raven_Flight
    Or maybe they are superstitious and they were afraid they would actually end up trapped under ice if they played that song.
    SleepFan
    Or they can't play it anymore
    jessejames36
    That is what i was implying. I've seen video of Rob playing along with his iPod. He said he can't get the rest of the band to play it with him.
    jessejames36
    Curious that my first comments gets down votes while the second one saying the same things gets up votes 0_o
    bagmanbac
    They played Trapped Under Ice when I saw them in 09, and somewhat frequently in recent years, not sure what you're talking about. Rob did mention he learned Frayed Ends and can't get the band to play it with him.
    ScottStewart1
    has nothing to do with ability, James mentioned in am interview one that he just doesn't like singing Frayed Ends. But then again he didn't like Escape either and it got played, so I'm optimistic
    iommi600
    Or an adapted version of "Ride the Lightning"... "Snowflakes in my eyes Now it's time to die They're all eating my limbs Fuck off ya polar bears"
    Shredder666
    I love how James performs Trapped Under Ice nowadays. When he goes high he really has to push it, and that makes the song sound more desperate. Too bad they didn't play it!
    Bleak91
    Songs like "Trapped Under Ice" and "Jump In The Fire" could be appropriate to be played in a situation like that. But let's be honest, that was an occasion to stand less than a meter from Metallica playing their most famous songs. Say what you want, if I was there, probably I'd be dead happy.
    D4CE
    I love how all these people are wearing T-shirts and Metallica is clothed really warm with caps and stuff.
    MetalFrosty
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    JSmith38
    Seems like something Dethklok would have done.
    trentonlambert
    Only they would probably summon some water demon and every one, except for the band, would die.
    UniformRecon
    Metallica doesn't even change up the setlist in the tiniest bit even for a concert in F**KING ANTARCTICA?!
    Kueller917
    I was fussing out over barely freezing temperatures and meanwhile Metallica were rocking out in the Antarctic. Very awesome.
    AwesomeOne3
    Very good setlist, but where's Trapped Under Ice. That would've been great in a venue like that. Since when do you ever get a gig in Antarctica.
    AcdcTXfan
    To be fair, it's summer season in Anarctica. The weather probably wasn't THAT cold. Like 32 or something.
    kratos379
    I checked the weather online and it said that it's about 30 degrees F right now, so I'd imagine that it wouldn't be that much difference when they played. I'm sure they've played in colder weather before.
    Izzy-Sweet
    Those photos are awesome, particularly like the ones with the mountains in the background!
    RCA1186
    I used to love Metallica, now I've kind of gotten away from them, but I mean, how F*cking cool of a show would that be! (no pun intended haha)
    NinjaStrez
    This was to show you that yes Metallica can even do THAT! Thanks Metallica; for letting us know...
    .Anfield
    I'd be interested to hear how the instruments would sound direct into the headphones.