WATCH: James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett Play “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Game 3

they rocked it!

What could make the Raptor’s being in the playoffs even better? Metallica playing the national anthem. It happened, and it was as amazing as you’d think it would be.

James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett played a metal instrumental version of “The Star Spangled Banner” and it was a wonderful way to open up Game 3 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, California.