The seventh annual Metallica night with baseball’s San Francisco Giants will take place on 26 April.
The film will feature contributions from Thin Lizzy personnel including Scott Gorham, Eric Bell and Darren Wharton.
‘Ride The Lightning’ injected a new sense of excitement into the stagnant scene of the early 80s and changed thrash metal forever.
The prestigious award has been referred to as the “Nobel Prize for music”.
Previous winners of the prestigious prize include Elton John, Sting, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Paul McCartney.
Iconic Us metal outfit Metallica are set to receive Sweden's prestigious Polar Music Prize, which will be presented to them in June 2018
Metallica frontman James Hetfield is to make his acting debut in Zac Efron's new biopic of the notorious US serial killer Ted Bundy
Metallica have revealed plans for 10 February to be named Cliff Burton Day in Alameda County, California, in honour of their late bassist
Metallica frontman James Hetfield has been bringing Christmas cheer by delivering Xmas gifts to firefighters and police in his home town Vail, Colorado
The five London dates on Metallica's acclaimed WorldWired world tour have smashed the previous records for concert attendance in the UK
Metallica have shared a previously unheard live version of For Whom The Bell Tolls recorded in 1986 from their classic album Master Of Puppets
Metallica and iconic maker of Slinky guitar strings Ernie Ball are partnering in a new venture, the 'Hetfield + Hammett Experience' at Metallica HQ
Metallica's landmark third album Master of Puppets will be reissued in multiple formats on their own Blackened Recordings on 10 November 2017.
Metallica have said their new Beats 1 show on Apple Music featuring interviews with drummer Lars Ulrich is "unlike anything fans have ever heard"
From the "Big 4" of thrash to legacy acts like Iron Maiden, Thin Lizzy and Judas Priest, which heavy metal bands belong in the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame?