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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

Austin City Limits Announces 2018 Festival Lineup

Austin City Limits has announced its lineup for this year's festival. Paul McCartney, Metallica, Childish Gambino, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott, Odesza, and the National are the…
Israel Daramola / May 1, 2018

Maynard James Keenan and Lars Ulrich Talk A Perfect Circle, Comedy, and Joni Mitchell in New Interview

Lars Ulrich's guest on his Beats 1 It's Electric show this week was Maynard James Keenan, he of Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer fame. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 20, 2018

Noel Gallagher Talking to Lars Ulrich Reminds Us That Even Rock Stars Get Older

Noel Gallagher is the latest guest on Lars Ulrich's Beats 1 show It’s Electric, which is still a hilarious name for Lars Ulrich's Apple radio show. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 12, 2018

Metallica Respond To St. Vincent’s Quip About “Fashion Kids” Wearing The Band’s T-Shirts

A few days ago, St. Vincent quipped on Twitter about the fashion trend of wearing old metal t-shirts. "I want to be the kind of…
James Rettig, Stereogum / April 5, 2018

Hear Jack White and Lars Ulrich Discuss Cell Phone Bans and Working With Rap Musicians

On the latest episode of his Beats 1 radio show, Metallica's Lars Ulrich sat down with fellow rock'n'roll curmudgeon Jack White to discuss White's just-released solo…
Andy Cush / March 23, 2018

Metallica Announce 2018 North American Tour

Metallica has announced a lengthy U.S. arena tour that kicks off this fall in Madison, Wisconsin. The 2018 WorldWired tour dates follows the band's tenth studio…
Arielle Gordon / February 26, 2018

Metallica’s James Hetfield Will Play a Cop in New Zac Efron Ted Bundy Biopic

Last year, news of an unlikely new film project surfaced: Zac Efron had signed onto star in a new biopic about notorious serial killer Ted…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 12, 2018

Today Is Cliff Burton Day In Alameda County, CA

Today is Cliff Burton Day in Alameda County, California. Following an online petition that reached nearly 6000 signatures, the Alameda County Board Of Supervisors has decided to…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / February 10, 2018

“Cliff Burton Day” Declared in Late Metallica Bassist’s Hometown

Following a successful Change.org petition helmed by avid Metallica fans, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors has named February 10 as "Cliff Burton Day" in the Bay…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 7, 2018

The 30 Weirdest Grammys Moments of All Time

There's a good reason why the Grammy Awards coined the term "Grammy Moments" to describe the one-of-a-kind collaborations and elaborate performances that take place during…
Annie Zaleski and Sam Goldner / January 23, 2018

Nielsen: Metallica Was the Most Popular Rock Band of 2017

Nielsen has crunched the numbers and released its annual year-end-report about the music industry. Several trends stand out: Music sales plummeted, with a…
Tosten Burks / January 3, 2018
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