Metallica carried out on the closing of an enormous gaming conference known as BlizzCon. Followers listening on Twitch heard a unique expertise.
Metallica has carried out at BlizzCon as soon as earlier than, in 2014. In the course of the keynote, Metallica carried out “For Whom the Bell Tolls,” a lot to the delight of followers. However these listening to the digital stream on Twitch didn’t get the identical expertise. Some Twitch streamers who have been live-streaming the occasion muted Metallica’s look totally to keep away from DMCA hassle.
However the official Twitch Gaming feed additionally carried the Metallica stream, and it didn’t mute it.
Inside seconds of the music starting, the music was changed with what can finest be described as Zelda music. It’s not even on the spectrum of heavy metallic, a lot much less Metallica’s velocity metallic fashion. I lack the phrases to explain it, so it’s finest if you happen to hearken to it for your self – as a result of it’s absurd.
It’s price noting that the Streisand effect is in full pressure for this Metallica BlizzCon video, too.
It has rapidly garnered over 2 million views within the time for the reason that BlizzCon opening keynote went reside. Twitch clearly wished to maintain itself protected from Metallica, who’re notoriously litigious concerning copyright violations and royalties. The platform has notoriously prevented putting licensing offers with main music labels.
As a substitute, it has launched its personal library of royalty-free music that Twitch streamers can use of their streams. You’d most likely by no means count on to observe Lars Ulrich and the remainder of Metallica jam out to what seems like Nintendo music, however right here we’re. Thanks, Twitch.
Solely Twitch viewers have been handled to this decidedly Fisher-Worth efficiency from Metallica. However now, it’s turn out to be some of the sought-after performances to view on social media. Individuals wish to see the heavy-metal efficiency juxtaposed towards such a horrible selection in alternative music – on goal.
So what does Metallica consider the altered efficiency? Nobody from the band has addressed the controversy publicly because it aired. Digital Music Information will hold you up to date if Metallica decides to drop a heavy-metal riff of the music Twitch viewers heard.