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Secretly Recorded Phone Call Offers Window Into How Live Nation Helped Metallica and Other Artists Place Tickets Directly on Resale Market

In February 2017, days before Metallica announced its WorldWired North American stadium tour, Live Nation president of U.S. concerts Bob Roux spoke by phone with…
Dave Brooks, Hannah Karp / July 19, 2019

Metallica Announces New Children’s Book

Metallica is releasing a children's book. The ABCs of Metallica is due out on November 26, and part of the proceeds for the book will be donated…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 11, 2019

Watch Metallica Cover the Stone Roses’ “I Wanna Be Adored” in Manchester

Metallica played Manchester, England on Tuesday. In keeping with their tradition of covering a song from a local artist, the metal legends treated the crowd to…
Maggie Serota / June 20, 2019

Watch Metallica Perform the National Anthem at Game 3 of the NBA Finals

Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett performed the National Anthem before Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals on Wednesday. The pair stuck to their…
Tosten Burks / June 5, 2019

10 Tours That Changed the World

Can a rock concert change the world? Yes. For the better? Not necessarily.
SPIN Staff / May 22, 2019

Watch Metallica Perform “Star-Spangled Banner” at San Francisco Giants Game

Metallica returned to San Francisco's Oracle Park to perform the "Star-Spangled Banner" at Friday's Giants game. As Rolling Stone points out, the event marks band's…
Rob Arcand / April 27, 2019

Metallica Announce Collaborative Performance With San Francisco Symphony

In September, Metallica will reunite with the San Francisco Symphony in honor of the 20th anniversary of the their 1999 album S&M, which featured orchestrated versions of songs from the…
Maggie Serota / March 18, 2019

Beto O’Rourke Attends Metallica Show Instead of Making Presidential Bid

When Beto O'Rourke made an appearance at El Paso's Don Haskins Center Thursday night, music fans thought he might take the opportunity to finally announce…
Rob Arcand / March 3, 2019

Metallica Congratulate New Baseball Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera, Who Says He Doesn’t “Listen to That Kind of Music”

Former New York Yankees player Mariano Rivera is headed to Cooperstown after unanimously being elected into this year's Baseball Hall of Fame class. The all-time…
Israel Daramola / January 23, 2019

Watch Foo Fighters, Metallica, Soundgarden, Audioslave, and More Perform at 5-Hour Chris Cornell Tribute Concert

A massive, five-hour-long, star-studded tribute concert to Chris Cornell took place at the Forum in Los Angeles last night. I Am the Highway: A Tribute to…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 17, 2019

Met Museum to Host Rock Instrument Exhibit Featuring Jimi Hendrix, Chuck Barry, St. Vincent, and More

A new exhibit headed to New York City will celebrate the instruments that have been a focal part of incredible moments throughout rock history. As noted…
Israel Daramola / November 20, 2018

Metallica Announce 30th Anniversary …And Justice for All Box Set

Metallica will be putting out a gargantuan box set edition of their 1988 album ...And Justice for All this fall in honor of the influential…
Maggie Serota / September 6, 2018

Watch Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo Cover Prince’s “When Doves Cry” in Minneapolis

When Kirk Hammett and Rob Trujillo do their customary duo mini-set in the middle of a Metallica show, it frequently gets a bit weird. In…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 5, 2018

Highest Paid Musicians List Topped By U2 and Metallica, Features Only 7 Women

Today, Billboard released its list of the highest paid musicians of 2017, which yielded results both surprising and unsurprising. You can decide which of those adjectives…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 20, 2018

Watch Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo Cover “Dancing Queen” in Sweden

There's a part in Metallica's set where Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo get the stage to themselves to jam--the "Rob and Kirk doodle," it's sometimes…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 10, 2018
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