During a benefit concert for the late singer, the legendary frontman returned to the public eye to perform an acoustic version of "Baby Hold On."
Dante Mantovani released a video on his YouTube page in which he connected rock music to the "abortion industry," and also referenced "satanism"
The metal group will be raising money for the wildfire relief effort for third year in a row.
"I thought it was the noisiest thing on my phone that would probably scare it," the woman said.
Police believe the assault might have taken place outside a Metallica concert on campus Saturday night.
Drummer Lars Ulrich discusses Metallica's world tour, what "Battery" and other war-themed songs are really about and why "The Black Album" works so well in stadiums.
The show will also include performances by Adele, John Legend, Chance the Rapper, Keith Urban and The Weeknd.
"We tried to explain to them that we weren't Metallica but they insisted that we sign."