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Metallica Sues Insurer Lloyd’s of London Over Postponed Shows

Metallica is suing insurer Lloyd's of London for allegedly not paying out the quartet for financial losses suffered when the band postponed a half-dozen shows…
SPIN Staff / June 11, 2021

Miley Cyrus Says She’s Working on a Metallica Covers Album

Leave it to Miley Cyrus to seamlessly become this year's cover queen. The pop star revealed that she's in the process of creating an album…
Katherine Turman / October 20, 2020

The White Stripes, Metallica and More to Appear on Bonnaroo’s Virtual Roo-Ality

Metallica, Dave Matthews and Friends, The White Stripes, James Brown and My Morning Jacket are among the 13 headline acts topping the bill with live…
Katherine Turman / September 16, 2020

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Bands and a New Trend Brewing

Todd Ahsmann isn’t sure if he’s ever seen live music without a beer in his hand. The Goose Island president and former music…
Matt Sigur / July 26, 2021

OFF! Covers Metallica’s ‘Holier Than Thou,’ Their First New Song in Seven Years

Following seven years of relative silence, punk supergroup OFF! are back with a new lineup, label, and tune. The group, formed in 2010 by Keith…
Imani Wj Wright / July 7, 2021

St. Vincent and Jason Isbell Cover ‘Sad But True’ for Upcoming Metallica Blacklist Album

Remember when Metallica announced the coming of The Metallica Blacklist album – that enormous collection of covers by over 50 other artists from all the songs…
Logan Blake / June 29, 2021

Metallica’s Black Album Getting Massive Reissue, Covers Album Featuring Miley Cyrus, Weezer, Phoebe Bridgers, St. Vincent, My Morning Jacket

Metallica lives on…through 50-plus artists. The band has announced a massive reissue of their The Black Album for its 30th anniversary and another LP,…
Logan Blake / June 22, 2021

Metallica, Nine Inch Nails and KORN Headline Louder Than Life Fest

Festivals are coming back in a big way. Events like Life Is Beautiful, Governors Ball, Outside Lands and Ohana Festival all announced lineups and are slated to return at the end…
Katherine Turman / May 14, 2021

Elton John Says He Recorded ‘Something With Metallica’ During Lockdown

It looks like there's a Metallica and Elton John collaboration in the works. During the most recent episode of his Apple Music 1 show Rocket Hour, John…
Katrina Nattress / March 28, 2021

SPIN’s Music Pardons!

On the august occasion of our 36th Anniversary, we are issuing our first ever music pardons. No longer does Billy Ray Cyrus have…
SPIN Staff / March 26, 2021

Watch Metallica Slay the National Anthem Before a Warriors Game

Metallica was the first band to rock the new Chase Center in San Francisco back in 2019 with their S&M2 concerts. Though they can't be back at…
SPIN Staff / March 16, 2021

Metallica Donates $75,000 to Texas Food Banks

Metallica's All Within My Hands non-profit donated $75,000 to Feeding America to support the many Texans who have suffered following last month's crippling blizzards and winter storms. The monetary…
Katherine Turman / March 5, 2021

Metallica Celebrate Master of Puppets Anniversary by Playing ‘Battery’ on the Late Show

Metallica celebrated their groundbreaking Master Of Puppets record on the LP's 35th birthday by performing its epic opening track, "Battery," on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert…
Katherine Turman / March 4, 2021

Twitch’s DMCA Problem Shines as Official Channel Hilariously Censors Metallica Concert With 8-Bit Video Game Music

Over the course of the last pandemic-filled year, Twitch has become the go-to place for a lot of musicians to perform and interact with fans…
Josh Chesler / February 20, 2021

Metallica Bring ‘Enter Sandman’ to Colbert’s Super Bowl Special

Following a whirlwind day of music, it's fitting that Metallica topped off the day with an appearance on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Instead of…
SPIN Staff / February 8, 2021

The 35 Best Albums of the Last 35 Years

Let’s face it: With most "Best Albums" lists, you know the broad strokes of the ranking before you even click. Part of that…
SPIN Staff / December 6, 2020

Alice in Chains Honored by Metallica, Mastodon, Korn, Eddie Vedder at MoPop Benefit

Last night, Alice in Chains were honored as the recipients of the 2020 Founder's Award from the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop). Metallica,…
Katherine Turman / December 2, 2020
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