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Metallica Share Early 1987 Version Of “The Shortest Straw”

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Metallica post a rarity from their upcoming deluxe edition of their 1988 album re-issue “…And Justice For All“. This latest track is an early version of “The Shortest Straw” which they tracked in drummer Lars Ulrich‘s garage in El Cerrito, CA in December of 1987.

Metallica will resume their North American tour next month with the following dates booked:

10/06 Austin, TX – Zilker Park (‘Austin City Limits‘)
10/13 Austin, TX – Zilker Park (‘Austin City Limits‘)
10/16 Milwaukee, WI – Wisconsin Entertainment And Sports Center
10/18 Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
10/20 State College, PA – Bryce Jordan Center
10/22 Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center
10/27 Buffalo, NY – Keybank Center
10/29 Albany, NY – Times Union Center
11/03 San Francisco, CA – The Masonic (‘All Within My Hands Foundation Helping Hands Concert and Auction‘)
11/26 Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
11/28 Boise, ID – Taco Bell Arena
11/30 Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Smart Home Arena
12/05 Portland, OR – Moda Center
12/07 Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
12/09 Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
12/12 Spokane, WA – Spokane Arena
01/18 Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
01/20 Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena
01/22 Birmingham, AL – Legacy Arena at the BJCC
01/24 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
01/28 Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
01/30 Cincinnati, OH – U.S. Bank Arena
02/01 Cleveland, OH – Quick Loans Arena
02/28 El Paso, TX – Don Haskins Center
03/02 Lubbock, TX – United Supermarkets Arena
03/04 Wichita, KS – Intrust Bank Arena
03/06 Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
03/09 Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
03/11 Indianapolis, IN – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
03/13 Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena

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