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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

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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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

The 35 Greatest Concerts of the Last 35 Years

We know, we know — the best concert of all-time is your friend’s obscure indie-punk band playing a sweaty neighborhood basement back in ‘94. We admit…
SPIN Staff / November 28, 2020

Alice in Chains to Be Honored by Metallica, Korn and More at Museum of Pop Culture Ceremony

Seattle rock luminaries Alice In Chains will receive the Founders Award from the city's Museum of Pop Culture, and will be honored with virtual tribute performances from Korn,…
Katherine Turman / November 18, 2020

Watch Metallica Debut New Acoustic Rendition of ‘Blackened’ at Helping Hands Benefit

Yesterday, Metallica treated fans to the All Within My Helping Hands benefit concert and auction. As with most events in 2020, the set was virtual.
Katrina Nattress / November 15, 2020

Metallica Cancel Tour, Lars Ulrich Predicts ‘Year At The Earliest’ Until Big Gigs Resume

As Metallica goes, so goes the world? Seemingly, as drummer Lars Ulrich recently told CNBC he believes it might be a year "at the earliest" before…
Katherine Turman / November 12, 2020

Metallica, My Chemical Romance Headline Aftershock 2021 Lineup

Aftershock's just-announced 2021 fest is one year away -- Oct 7-10, 2020 -- giving antsy rock fans something to look forward to with sets from…
Katherine Turman / October 22, 2020
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