Lars Ulrich Says James Hetfield Was “Livid” About Their Grammy Performance

Lars Ulrich--of Metallica fame--stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden last night to joke about his band's technical difficulties during their performance at the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 16, 2017

Lars Ulrich on Metallica’s Grammys Performance With Lady Gaga: “We’re Just Getting Started”

Despite their performance not going as planned, Metallica’s Lars Ulrich had nothing but great things to say about Lady Gaga’s duet with the metal group…
Taylor Berman / February 14, 2017

You’ll Never Guess Why James Hetfield’s Mic Was Unplugged at the Grammys

As you've almost certainly heard by now, James Hetfield's microphone didn't work for the first half of Metallica's performance with Lady Gaga at last night's Grammys.
Taylor Berman / February 13, 2017

Metallica Announce 2017 North American Tour

To promote 2016's Hardwired…to Self-Destruct, Metallica have announced their first major North American tour since 2009. Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat will join the metal legends for…
Taylor Berman / February 13, 2017

Grammys 2017: Metallica and Lady Gaga’s Performance Did Not Go As Planned

Tonight, Lady Gaga and Metallica teamed up at the Grammys to perform "Moth Into Flame" from Metallica's 2016 album Hardwired... to Self-Destruct. It did not go…
Jeremy Gordon / February 12, 2017

Lady Gaga to Perform With Metallica at the Grammys

Fresh off her Super Bowl halftime show, Lady Gaga will also perform at the Grammy Awards this coming Sunday. She's paired with Metallica, now leading the…
Anna Gaca / February 7, 2017

Metallica Are Performing at the Grammys

Following the announcement of the nominees for 59th Annual Grammy Awards in December, the first round of performers for the ceremony, which will air on CBS…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 18, 2017

Listen to Metallica’s James Hetfield on Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast

After "listening to most of [Metallica's] catalogue in the last three days"—and despite not being much of a metal fan—Marc Maron recently undertook an interview…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 9, 2017

Metallica Caught Blasting Their Most Famous Song in a Supermarket With Billy Eichner

Last night, TMZ caught the members of Metallica strolling around an environment befitting middle-aged celebrities: the Hollywood supermarket. They were blasting "Enter Sandman" through a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 16, 2016

Watch Metallica Perform “Atlas, Rise!” and “For Whom the Bell Tolls” on Kimmel

Last night, Metallica appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! for an incendiary two-part performance. On Kimmel's massive outdoor stage, the band played their recent epic "Atlas,…
Sadie Bell / December 15, 2016

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

Review: Metallica’s Hardwired… To Self-Destruct Definitely Should Not Be a Double Album

A year after the release of 2008’s Death Magnetic, Metallica were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The two things weren’t necessarily…
Brandon Stosuy / November 23, 2016

Watch Metallica’s 10 New Music Videos

On the eve of the release of their new album Hardwired... to Self-Destruct, Metallica have released a music video for every song on the album, plus one…
Andy Cush / November 17, 2016

Metallica Return to Napster, Will Release Ten Videos in Eighteen Hours

Today in headlines from 2001: Metallica is back on Napster. Seventeen years after the anti-piracy lawsuit that pitted the metal legends against the file-sharing network of the…
Anna Gaca / November 16, 2016

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Thinks He Might Get Too Old to Perform “Master of Puppets”

As men in their 50s who first made their mark 30 years ago by playing louder and faster than anyone else, Metallica have a singular perspective…
Andy Cush / November 3, 2016
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