Former MARTYR and current VOIVOD guitarist Daniel Mongrain was invited to perform a 15-song set of METALLICA classics with the Academis Les Estacades symphonic orchestra from his hometown of Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada under the direction of Sebastien Lepine (SLP) and longtime friends Martin Carbonneau (guitar), Bob St-Laurent (vocals), Rock Laroche (bass) and Simon Lanoglois (drums). The setlist was based on the METALLICA "S&M" album but also featured other tracks which were specially arranged by Pierre Peterson for the occasion.
The free concert, which took place on July 28 at Portuaire park, was attended by around 4,000 people, ranging in age "from 7 to 77 years old," according to Mongrain.
The setlist was as follows:
01. The Ectasy Of Gold 02. The Call Of Ktulu 03. Master Of Puppets 04. Fade To Black 05. Until It Sleeps 06. Bleeding Me 07. Battery 08. Fight Fire With Fire 09. Blackened 10. Anasthesia Pulling Teeth/Whiplash 11. Nothing Else Matters 12. One
13. The Unforgiven 14. Enter Sandman
Video footage of the "Fight Fire With Fire" performance can be seen below.
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