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San Francisco Takeover

December 2021, Metallica began their 40th anniversary celebration with the Metallica San Francisco Takeover (a series of music, film, photography, community, volunteering, and Blackened Whiskey tasting events) bringing fans from around the world to the band's hometown. 


Posters from the Metallica San Francisco Takeover Film Fest event, AMC Kabuki 8 movie theater, San Francisco, California, December 18, 2021. From the Metallica Collection 

Producer, director, and longtime member of Metallica management, Marc Reiter, stands inside the AMC Kabuki 8 movie theater during the Metallica Takeover Film Fest event, San Francisco, California, December 18, 2021. Films shown that day were Cliff ’Em All, Cunning Stunts, and Orgullo, Pasión y Gloria: Tres Noches En La Ciudad de México. From the Metallica Collection 

Poster and canvas bag promoting SFMADE sit on a cocktail table at the Metallica San Francisco Takeover. SFMADE is a non-profit charitable organization supporting San Francisco manufacturing. December 2021. From the Metallica Collection 

The bar is prepared for a Blackened Whiskey tasting during the Metallica San Francisco Takeover, December 2021. From the Metallica Collection 

Art on display at the SFMADE event, December 18, 2021, during the Metallica San Francisco Takeover. From the Metallica Collection