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Metallica was named an MTV Icon on May 3, 2003. The televised event featured tributes from Korn, Avril Lavigne, and Snoop Dogg, as well as a documentary about the band. The band performed a medley of their own songs with Robert Trujillo in his first televised performance as Metallica's bassist. 

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Photo of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo outside of a trailer at the MTV Icon televised event, May 3, 2003. From the Collection of James Hetfield

Photo of Metallica rehearing for the MTV Icon televised event, May 2, 2003. From the Collection of James Hetfield

Laminate pass from the MTV Icon televised event, May 3, 2003. From the Collection of James Hetfield