Watch Metallica Invite an Adorable Little Girl to Take Lars Ulrich’s Spot Behind the Drums

There's a fun section of Metallica's current set in which the band moves from their mammoth main setup to a smaller mini-stage that protrudes into the audience.
Andy Cush / July 19, 2017

Sounds Like Metallica’s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett Are Beefin’ About Riffs

James Hetfield sounds a little peeved about the riff situation on the latest Metallica album, last year's actually-pretty-damned-good Hardwired... to Self-Destruct. The problem, as Hetfield sees it, is…
Andy Cush / July 18, 2017

I’d Wear Kendall Jenner’s Face on a Metallica Shirt

Kendall and Kylie Jenner's new line of faux-vintage t-shirts backfired immediately. The shirts are oversized black concert tees, their distressed "original" prints superimposed with photos of…
Anna Gaca / June 29, 2017

BMG Releasing Book on Metal Blade Records Featuring Foreword by Metallica’s Lars Ulrich

Since the '80s, Metal Blade Records has been one of the most legendary heavy metal labels to date. Because of their rich history, the genre purveyors…
Sadie Bell, Billboard / June 26, 2017

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Is Now a Danish Knight

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, on behalf of Queen Margrethe, awarded Lars Ulrich, drummer of Metallica and Danish native, the Order of the Dannebrog, which is an…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 14, 2017

Watch Metallica Perform “Now That We’re Dead” on Colbert

The day after their excellent concert at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, Metallica stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to play "Now That…
Taylor Berman / May 16, 2017

A Metallica Concert Is Like No Other Show on Earth

The impossible happened last night at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, just as it does every time Metallica arrives in any town in…
Andy Cush / May 15, 2017

Metallica Is Opening Pop-Up Stores Across the United States

In addition to their exclusive Facebook Live concert stream tomorrow, Metallica is promoting the North American leg of their expansive new WorldWired tour with a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 8, 2017

Metallica to Stream Dress Rehearsal on Facebook Live Ahead of New Tour

Metallica are setting out on the North American section of their WorldWired tour next week. Prior to that, they'll stream a "live rehearsal special" called ""Now…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 2, 2017

Metallica Help Tribute Band Replace Their Equipment After It Was Stolen

When a Washington-based Metallica tribute band called Blistered Earth played in Portland on Saturday (April 23), their tour van was robbed and their equipment—guitars, amps,…
Taylor Weatherby, Billboard / April 28, 2017

This Is How the Chainsmokers’ Critically Panned Album Reached No. 1

The Chainsmokers are the latest inheritors of a pop musical tradition that stretches all the way back to Prince. I'm not talking about instrumental virtuosity,…
Andy Cush / April 18, 2017

Metallica Bassist Robert Trujillo’s 12 Year-Old Son to Tour With Korn

Tye Trujillo, the 12 year-old son of Metallica’s Robert Trujillo, will soon be touring with Korn, Blabbermouth reports. According to a statement from Korn, bassist…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / April 9, 2017

Outside Lands 2017 Lineup: Metallica, Lorde, Gorillaz, The Who, and More

The lineup for this year's Outside Lands Festival, which takes place in San Francisco, was announced this afternoon. The headliners are Metallica, The Who and Gorillaz, who will…
Geena Kloeppel / April 4, 2017

Watch Metallica and Iggy Pop Play The Stooges’ “T.V. Eye” in Mexico City

Last night in Mexico City, Iggy Pop joined Metallica onstage during the metal group’s encore for a cover of The Stooges’ classic "T.V. Eye." Pop…
Taylor Berman / March 6, 2017

Here’s What Metallica and Lady Gaga’s Botched Grammys Performance Was Supposed to Sound Like

The major other snafu of the awards season seems like small potatoes after the Oscars, but perhaps you can still recall how awkward that Metallica and Lady…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 3, 2017
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