Posts tagged "metallica"

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…
By: 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 hit…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Andrew Unterberger / November 19, 2014

Metallica ‘Hit the Lights’ on Week-Long ‘Late Late Show’ Residency

What better way for a band to start a week-long late night residency โ€” in this case, Metallica on the Late Late…
By: Andrew Unterberger / November 18, 2014

Rap God: Eminem Sets World Record For ‘Most Words in a Hit Single’

As if selling over 45 million records and becoming the best selling artist of the 2000s wasn't enough to satiate Eminem's competitive drive, he's ended…
By: Colin Joyce / September 7, 2014

Metallica Enter the History Books With New Guinness World Record

From a much-criticized headlining slot at Glastonbury to Guinness: Metallica has had a banner year that's now being capped off with an honor i…
By: Brennan Carley / September 4, 2014

Arcade Fire’s Agent Has Strong Words for NFL’s Pay-to-Play Super Bowl Plan

Representatives for some of music's biggest bands are scratching their heads over the NFL's reported pay-to-play plan that would seemingly sell its Super Bowl…
By: Colin Stutz / August 22, 2014

Metallica Are Out of Work in a ‘SportsCenter’ Promo

Even though Lars Ulrich always comes off as plenty serious and stoic about that whole file-sharing thing, Metallica keep demonstrating a pretty impressive amount…
By: Colin Joyce / July 14, 2014

Sonisphere 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Sonisphere Festival returned to England's Knebworth Park over the July 4 weekend, bringing a cavalcade of ripping metal bands to a stately Downto…
By: SPIN Staff / July 7, 2014

Watch Metallica’s Bloody Response to Glastonbury Critics

Over the past couple of weeks, Metallica has drawn a lot of heat from Glastonbury fans, both because of frontman James Hetfield's hunting habit…
By: Colin Joyce / June 30, 2014

Metallica Herald Glastonbury Set With New Version of ‘Lords of Summer’

With Metallica set to headline Glastonbury for the first time later this month, the hard-rock gods are celebrating the occasion by releasing a new…
By: Dan Reilly / June 20, 2014

Lars Ulrich Accepts Will Ferrell and Chad Smith’s Drum-Off Challenge

Lars Ulrich has picked up the gauntlet. On June 10, Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith told SPIN the Metallica…
By: Marc Hogan / June 12, 2014

Q&A: Will Ferrell and Chad Smith Challenge Metallica’s Lars Ulrich to Drum-Off

Will Ferrell may have gotten the best of Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith in their The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon drum-off…
By: Marc Hogan / June 10, 2014

Glastonbury Fans Try to Ban Metallica Over James Hetfield’s Hunting Habits

Though he's not quitting his day job, Metallica frontman James Hetfield has a new gig: Narrating the History Channel's upcoming series The Hunt, which…
By: Dan Reilly / June 3, 2014

Rob Zombie Covers Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’ for His ‘Old-School Metalhead’ Fans

Rob Zombie is 49 years old and has been in the metal game for a long time now. And while some artists try to ignore…
By: Dan Reilly / May 2, 2014

The CIA Tortured Prisoner With Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Songs

Was it Flea's enthralling bass line in "Higher Ground"? Or the octave-shifting sounds of Anthony Kiedis' yells in "Sir Psycho Sexy"? Or how about the…
By: John Surico / April 9, 2014

Experience Metallica’s New ‘Lords of Summer’ Thrasher Two Ways

If fans knew what to expect from Metallica's South American tour opener in Bogota, Colombia, on Sunday night, that's because they had already…
By: Philip Sherburne / March 19, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2003

The 40 best albums of 2003, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2004 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

Watch Metallica and Lang Lang Rehearse for the Grammys for 21 Minutes

Metallica's performance at the 2014 Grammys was their first at the awards show in 23 years, and they certainly didn't disappoint. The metal god…
By: Dan Reilly / February 6, 2014
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