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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 All Within My Hands Foundation to Donate $350,000 to COVID-19 Relief

Metallica's All Within My Hands Foundation is chipping in to the COVID-19 relief effort. The foundation announced that it will be issuing four…
SPIN Staff / April 2, 2020

Metallica Launch New Series Streaming Classic Concerts

Metallica are jumping in on the livestreaming trend, but are doing it slightly differently. In an announcement on Monday, the band announced the…
Daniel Kohn / March 23, 2020

Metallica to Launch Vinyl Subscription Club

Metallica are the latest band to start their own vinyl subscription club. The band announced in an email to their Fifth Member fan…
SPIN Staff / March 4, 2020

Metallica Cancels Sonic Temple and Louder Than Life Headlining Slots

Metallica has canceled their headlining slot at Sonic Temple fest in Columbus, Ohio, this May. They'll be replaced by Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tool.
Daniel Kohn / February 24, 2020

James Hetfield Performs ‘Baby Hold On’ at Eddie Money Tribute Show

Last night's star-studded Eddie Money tribute show in Beverly Hills did a number of great things: it raised money for the USC Eddie Money Cancer Research…
Daniel Kohn / February 21, 2020

Metallica Donate More Than $500,000 to Battle “Heartbreaking” Fires in Australia

Metallica is stepping up to help battle the devastating fires in Australia that have killed at least 25 people, with more than 1 billion animals…
Anna Chan / January 8, 2020

Metallica Donate $100,000 to California Wildfire Relief, Urge Fans to Help

Last year, Metallica's All Within My Hands Foundation donated a total of $100,000 to wildfire relief efforts in their home state of California. Now, after…
Will Gottsegen / November 5, 2019

The 40 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time

This article originally appeared in the September 2002 issue of SPIN. From Black Sabbath to Korn, here is the definitive list of records…
SPIN Staff / October 30, 2019

12 Best Rock Star Cameos on The Simpsons

It's become a badge of honor for athletes, rockers, authors, astronauts, actors, politicians, and pop culture icons to get The Simpsons treatment. And on October…
Jolie Lash / October 13, 2019

Metallica’s Countdown Clock Finally Hit Zero

This story, originally published October 7, was updated on October 10. Metallica baffled fans on Sunday, October 6, when the band tweeted the…
Anna Chan / October 10, 2019

Poison: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1988 issue of SPIN. Think of Disneyland on acid. No, make it a fistful of Dexatrim and…
Dan Hedges / October 5, 2019

Creed: Our 2000 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the September 2000 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Creed's sophomore album Human Clay, we're republishing…
Gavin Edwards / September 28, 2019

Metallica Cancel Tour So James Hetfield Can Enter Addiction Treatment

Metallica have postponed their upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand so that frontman James Hetfield can enter an addiction treatment program. "As…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / September 28, 2019

Metallica Announce South America Tour Dates With Greta Van Fleet

Metallica have been touring behind their latest album Hardwired ... To Self-Destruct since October 2016, one month before the album's release, when they launched their…
Tosten Burks / August 14, 2019
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