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Meet the New Deep-Sea Creature Named After Metallica

As one of rock music's most legendary bands, Metallica have been given many honors. But to be named after a crustacean? That's a new one.
Emily Tan / February 28, 2020

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Metallica’s James Hetfield Pays Tribute to Ennio Morricone: ‘Forever Think of You as Part of the Metallica Family’

Metallica's James Hetfield took to Instagram on Monday morning to remember Oscar-winner Ennio Morricone, who composed 1966's "The Ecstasy Of Gold," which has opened the band's…
Brenton Blanchet / July 6, 2020

Metallica to Stream First Show From Colombia

Metallica has a very loyal audience in South America, playing before some of the biggest crowds in their career on the continent. For this week's…
Daniel Kohn / June 29, 2020

Metallica to Stream 2008 Concert From Madrid

As has been the custom in recent months, Metallica will air another #MetallicaMondays show from their vault. This week, they're taking a trip back to…
SPIN Staff / June 22, 2020

Metallica Working on New Music Over Zoom and Email

If you thought a pandemic could stop metal legends from creating a new record, you don't know Metallica. Drummer Lars Ulrich revealed in a…
Brenton Blanchet / June 17, 2020

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Thanks Nurse With Big Surprise on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Since the start of the quarantine, Jimmy Kimmel has been honoring healthcare workers who have been working on the frontlines of the global pandemic. And…
Emily Tan / June 11, 2020

Metallica to Stream 2019 Rain-Soaked Show From Manchester

For the latest show in their ongoing streaming series, Metallica turned the clock way back to...2019. The band's show at Manchester City's (the football club)…
Daniel Kohn / June 8, 2020

Metallica to Stream 1997 Salt Lake City Show From Load Tour

For this week's #MetallicaMondays, Metallica are going back to the Load era and streaming their Jan. 2, 1997 show in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Brenton Blanchet / June 1, 2020

Metallica to Stream ‘By Request’ 2014 Show From Peru

In the latest edition of #MetallicaMondays, Metallica isn't going too far back into their archive, but this seems like it was a fun one to share.
SPIN Staff / May 25, 2020

Metallica Go Back to 1983 in Latest #MetallicaMonday Stream

Last week's archival stream celebrated the 20th anniversary of Metallica's Black Album at a show in Austria. The band is keeping with the theme of 20…
Daniel Kohn / May 18, 2020

Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert From 1992 to Stream This Weekend

The Freddie Mercury tribute concert, which took place in 1992 at London's Wembley Stadium, will be coming to YouTube for three nights, just like the…
SPIN Staff / May 14, 2020

Metallica Perform The Black Album in Full on Latest Livestream

Metallica has dug deep and not so deep into their catalog for its #MetallicaMondays livestream. This week's, however, draws upon a rare moment in the…
SPIN Staff / May 11, 2020

Metallica to Stream London Club Show From 2016

Last week, Metallica went way back into their VHS era to stream a show from Michigan from 1991. This week, the band is showing something…
Daniel Kohn / May 4, 2020

Metallica Shares Reworked Version of ‘Blackened’

Lars Ulrich suggested recently that Metallica could record an album while in quarantine -- and it looks like he isn't lying. On Friday,…
SPIN Staff / May 1, 2020

Metallica to Stream Classic 1991 Black Album Era Show

For the past few weeks, Metallica has streamed a variety of shows from their past on their #MetallicaMondays. Their latest show, however, goes way back…
SPIN Staff / April 27, 2020

Revisiting the Lessons of Metallica’s Napster Lawsuit in the Era of Coronavirus

"If I wanna give my shit away for free, I'll give it away for free," Metallica's Lars Ulrich noted in a 2014 Reddit…
Ryan Reed / April 13, 2020
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