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Picture - Lang Lang - A variety... Los Angeles California United States, Monday 9th February 2015

Lang Lang - A variety of stars from the music industry all turned out in style to attend the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 9th February 2015

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Lang Lang - MusiCares Person of the Year 2015 honoring Bob Dylan - Arrivals at Los Angeles Convention Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 7th February 2015

Picture - Lang Lang - Snaps from... Berlin Germany, Thursday 13th November 2014

Lang Lang - Snaps from the red carpet as an array of stars attended the 2014 Bambi Awards which recognise excellence in international media and television in Berlin, Germany - Thursday 13th November 2014

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Metallica and Lang Lang? 5 More Divergent Musical Collaborations

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Metallica teamed up with the phenomenally talented Chinese pianist Lang Lang at the 56th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (January 26, 2013). It was a strange collaboration on paper, though offered a brooding intensity to the band's classic song One. Check out Metallica and Lang Lang. 

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"It's been 22 years, I do believe [since we last performed at the Grammys], so we're excited to be back," Lars Ulrich told Artisan News before the performance, "That's a long time to be away from anything, so we've got a lot of energy stored up that we're ready to unleash.

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Metallica Team Up With Classical Pianist Lang Lang For Anniversary Performance Of 'One'

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Since their first appearance at the Grammys exactly 25 years ago, Metallica have often experimented with classical instruments. Back then, they played One, but lost the Hard Rock/Metal Performance award to flute-mongers Jethro Tull. Last night they returned with that same song, collaborating with classical pianist Lang Lang on a haunting new rendition.

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It's been 25 years since the band's first Grammys.

After an introduction by Jared Leto, the performance opened with Lang Lang playing a series of harsh and dramatic harmonies, which blended seamlessly into guitarist Kirk Hammet’s recognizable riff. At that point the audience erupted in a cheer. Frontman James Hetfield played the song's iconic intro and Lang Lang played some expressive runs. Then, as the frontman sang about feeling disabled in war, Lang Lang’s piano melody added another layer of depth to the song.

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