Backstage at Yankee Stadium, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich told Rolling Stone that his band couldn't refuse an invitation to bring their Big 4 show with Anthrax, Slayer and Megadeth to the home of the Bronx Bombers. "There's never been a hard rock experience in Yankee Stadium," says Ulrich. "Ninety-nine percent of the rock experiences in New York are at Giants Stadium, the Meadowlands thing. So anytime Metallica gets a chance to do anything that's unique and different… getting to come here to the hallowed grounds of Yankee Stadium was something we couldn't say no to."
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