Watch Metallica Do a Hardcore Rendition of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ at the Stanley Cup Finals

Penguins star Sidney Crosby is probably going to spend the entire series getting crapped on by the Sharks. But even a Canadian like himself can…
Brian Josephs / June 7, 2016

Here’s Metallica’s Entire, Super-Small Record Store Day Gig

Two Saturdays ago, Metallica dropped by the Berkeley, California outlet of Rasputin Music for an intimate Record Store Day gig. The metal legends are longtime supporters of the…
Anna Gaca / April 28, 2016

Metallica Will Serve as 2016’s Record Store Day Ambassadors

Ever since its inception in 2008, Record Store Day has had a celebrity ambassador (with the one exception of its inaugural year, where the ambassadors,…
Rachel Brodsky / February 24, 2016

Watch Dave Grohl Perform ‘Ace of Spades’ With Members of Slayer, Pantera, and Metallica

Dimebash, the annual celebration of the late Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell, went down at Lucky Strike Live in Los Angeles last night, and in addition to honoring…
James Grebey / January 23, 2016

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Wrote a Touching Tribute to Motörhead’s Lemmy

Shortly after the news of Lemmy Kilmister's death broke, Metallica released a joint statement praising the late Motörhead singer, who died on Monday "after a short battle…
Rachel Brodsky / December 29, 2015

Marc Maron’s ‘WTF’ Guests Today Are Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea and Metallica’s Robert Trujillo

Marc Maron of the WTF podcast is known for booking some of the strongest, most narrative-minded musical guests, and as Stereogum points out, it's a trend…
Brennan Carley / November 19, 2015

Mötley Crüe’s Vince Neil Hangs Up After Interviewer Continues Asking About Metallica ‘Beef’

It's been rumored for years that Mötley Crüe and Metallica have beef, but if there's one person who's uninterested in perpetrating that "feud," it's Crüe's…
Brennan Carley / September 30, 2015

Metallica Will Sell Limited Edition Budweiser Cans in Québec

Every summer, Budweiser celebrates America (and shrewd marketing strategies targeting youths who want to be patriotic and get wasted) with cans adorned with the American flag.
James Grebey / September 15, 2015

Keith Richards: Metallica and Black Sabbath Are ‘Jokes,’ Rap Is for ‘Tone-Deaf People’

Having already dissed the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Rock 'n' Roll icon Keith Richards continued to crap all over pretty much every musician and…
James Grebey / September 3, 2015

Download Metallica’s Entire Lollapalooza 2015 Set

Metallica's performance was one of SPIN's favorite moments of Lollapalooza 2015, so it's a nice little treat to see that the band has made their…
James Grebey / August 4, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

SPIN headed to the Windy City this past weekend for Lollapalooza 2015, where we caught sets by legends like Paul McCartney and Metallica, alongside rising talent like…
SPIN Staff / August 3, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015: The Best (and Worst) Things We Saw On Saturday

Lollapalooza Day Two has wrapped, but the immense crowds have grown, well, immensely more crowded. Saturday brought a bevy of fine performances from Tyler, the Creator, Tame Impala, Metallica, and more.
SPIN Staff / August 2, 2015

Every Metallica Song, Ranked

It's difficult to believe, but we're now farther removed from the release of Metallica's psychotherapy-bred St. Anger in 2003 than that LP was from the world-conquering Black…
SPIN Staff / July 30, 2015

Nothing Else Matters But This Metallica Comic Book

Heavy metal overlords Metallica might not have released a new studio album since 2008's Death Magnetic, but superfans can now lose themselves in a new…
Rachel Brodsky / July 29, 2015

Metallica’s James Hetfield and His Daughter Played an Acoustic Cover of Adele’s ‘Crazy For You’

For the second year in a row, Metallica's James Hetfield shared a headlining slot at a pediatric cancer benefit concert called Acoustic-4-a-Cure. This year, as…
Colin Joyce / May 17, 2015

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Lost an iPhone Containing 250 Guitar Riffs Meant for New Album

Losing a phone sucks. We've all been there. All those contacts and photos — *poof* — gone forever. However, most of us don't keep important material for…
James Grebey / April 22, 2015

Rock in Rio USA 2015 Lineup: Taylor Swift, Metallica, No Doubt, and More

The inaugural Rock in Rio USA lineup has been announced. Occuring over two consecutive weekends in May (from May 8 through May 9 and then…
Rachel Brodsky / January 14, 2015

Metallica’s ‘Late Late Show’ Residency Comes to a ‘Sad But True’ Conclusion

During Metallica's weeklong residency on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, the Los Angeles thrash legends dug up a whole host of hits from…
Colin Joyce / November 22, 2014

Metallica Lay Craig Ferguson to Sleep with ‘Enter Sandman’

At least they're not stuck in a Buffalo blizzard like Interpol, but it appears that Metallica haven't moved from the stage on the Late Late Show…
Andrew Unterberger / November 21, 2014

Metallica ‘Fuel’ Up on Second Night of ‘Ferguson’ Residency

Two late-nights ago, Metallica kicked off their week-long residency on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson with "Hit the Lights," the first track on…
Andrew Unterberger / November 19, 2014
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