.

James Hetfield Reveals Skrillex Is On Metallica DVD

01-24-2017
.
Metallica

(Radio.com) Skrillex has been one of the biggest names in EDM for years, but most of his fans know that before he became "Skrillex," he was the frontman of post-hardcore band From First To Last. And his metal roots go back further than that.

In a recent episode of Marc Maron's WTF podcast, Metallica frontman James Hetfield reveals that Skrillex--back when he was an 11 year old kid who still went by the name Sonny Moore-- is visible on the DVD of Metallica's S&M, an album that they recorded in San Francisco in 1999 accompanied by a symphony orchestra (the album's titled stands for "symphony and Metallica").

Hetfield says, "The artist Skrillex, who is somewhat popular, he was in the audience. He's in the video!" But don't look for someone who resembles the oft-photographed EDM star. "He's got blonde hair [in the video], and he's the kid that's trying to stage dive at the symphony!"

Fourteen years later, Skrillex found himself performing at Metallica's second (and final) Orion festival in 2013. Listen to the full interview here.

Radio.com is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright Radio.com/CBS Local - Excerpted here with permission.

Metallica Music, DVDs, Books and more

Metallica T-shirts and Posters

More Metallica News

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


Related Stories


Metallica: The Black Album In Black and White Arrives

Metallica Share 'For Whom The Bell Tolls' Video From Aftershock

Metallica Go Frantic At Aftershock Festival

Metallica Rock Whiskey In The Jar At Louder Than Life festival

Metallica Share Live Video For Black Album Classic From Louder Than Life

Metallica Share 'Moth Into Flame' Video From Louder Than Life

Metallica Share 'Ride The Lightning' Video From Louder Than Life

Metallica Cover Blacklist Project On New Podcast Episode

Metallica Share Pro-Shot Video From Rare Club Show

Metallica Perform The Black Album At Louder Than Life Festival