Metallica To Perform National Anthem At The X Games

(hennemusic) Metallica have announced that they have added a performance of the national anthem to their duties when they headline the 2015 X Games in Austin, Texas next month.

"Not only are we playing a show at the X Games," says the band, "but James and Kirk will also be performing 'The Star-Spangled Banner' prior to the Moto X Speed & Style competition on Saturday, June 6."

Metallica were joined by pioneering skateboarder Tony Hawk to make the announcement of their appearance at the June 4-7 event, which showcases the best in extreme sports. Read more here.

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