X Games is committed to bringing you a full music lineup to complement your action sports fun. The acts at this year's X Games Austin are some of the best yet. Want to know who's playing? Keep reading.
First up is a band that needs no introduction. Metallica is one of the bands that defined the sound of heavy thrash metal in the '80s. In its three-plus decades of making music, the band has released four live albums and nine studio albums, which have sold a cumulative 110 million units worldwide. It was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009. Metallica is at work on its 10th album, to be released under the band's new independent record label, Blackened Recordings.