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Metallica is paying homage to fellow legends in heavy metal and rock Alice In Chains with a stripped-down acoustic cover of “Would?”

The cover track comes as part of a livestream all-star tribute to Alice In Chains’ legacy and late singer Layne Staley.

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The Museum of Pop Culture’s Founders Award is going to the classic grunge group this year and their annual event made its way online for the first time this year.

Other guests during the livestream included the likes of Billy Corgan, Krist Novoselic, Korn, Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan, Slipknot‘s Corey Taylor, Mastodon and plenty more.

The event saw 275,000 viewers tuning in while managing $600,000 and counting in fundraising towards engaging communities in the arts. Further donations can be made here.

The semi-acoustic cover features the four legendary thrash icons virtually gathering for a thunderous and eerie cover of the classic Dirt track.

You can watch a video of the cover below as well as the entire event. The full setlist for the evening with all guest performers is also available at the bottom of the page.

Alice In Chains MoPOP Tribute Show setlist

Alice in Chains – “Your Decision”
Ann Wilson (Heart) – “Rooster”
Dave Navarro, Taylor Hawkins, Corey Taylor, Chris Chaney – “Man in the Box”
Duff McKagan & Shooter Jennings – “Down in a Hole”
Korn – “Would?”
Nancy Wilson, Mark Lanegan, Liv Warfield – “Brother”
Fishbone – “Them Bones”
David’s Van – “Dam That River”
The Human Missile Crisis – “Swing On This”
Katyrose – “Your Decision”
Talaya. – “All I Am”
Dallas Green – “Rain When I Die”
Liv Warfield – “Put You Down”
Mastodon – “Again”
Kim Thayil w/ Shaina Shepher, Bubba Dupree, Bill Herzog and Nathan Yaccino – “It Ain’t Like That”
Krist Novoselic & Kim Thayil w/ Jillian Raye, Jennifer Johnson, Jeff Fielder and Ben Smith – “Drone”
Lily Cornell Silver with Chris Degarmo –  “Black Gives Way to Blue”
Mark Lanegan & Maggie Bjorklund w/ Jeff Fielder, Ben Smith and Ryan Waters – “Nutshell”
Ayron Jones w/ Jeff Fielder, Ben Smith, Andy St0ller, Ryan Waters – “Heaven Beside You”
Members of Soundgarden w/ Tad Doyle, Mike McCready and Meagan Grandall – “Angry Chair”
Billy Corgan – “Check My Brain”
Metallica – “Would?”
Alice in Chains – “No Excuses”
Eric & Encarnacion – “Black Gives Way to Blue”

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