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The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – September 2016

Like August before it, September gave us Black Market folks -- that's me, Aaron Lariviere, Wyatt Marshall, Ian Chainey, and Michael Nelson -- a brutal…
Doug Moore | September 30, 2016 - 4:05 pm

The Week In Pop

Has The Super Bowl Become Music’s Biggest Event?

In 1966, the National Football League decided to merge with its rival organization, the upstart American Football League. Although the two leagues wouldn't actually become…
Chris DeVille | February 4, 2016 - 3:07 pm


Lifelong Dirtbag: The Eternal Importance Of Iron Maiden

This is a story about Iron Maiden. But before we talk about Iron Maiden, let's talk about Lady Gaga. …
Michael Nelson | August 24, 2015 - 11:12 am

More Metallica stories

Watch Metallica Cover The Clash And Buffalo Springfield In Acoustic Bridge School Benefit Set

Metallica played at Neil Young's all-acoustic Bridge School Benefit concert in Mountain View, California last night. Young himself performed with Roger Waters and My Morning
Peter Helman | 1:02 pm

Watch Metallica’s Epic “Moth Into Flame” Performance On Fallon

Metallica have been in New York City for the past few days, playing shows and promoting their upcoming new album Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, the legendary band's…
James Rettig | September 30, 2016 - 9:38 am

Watch Metallica Play “Moth Into Flame” Live For The First Time At Fan Club Gig

Metallica played an intimate show for fan club members at New York's Webster Hall last night, and the setlist included their first run through "Moth
Chris DeVille | September 28, 2016 - 9:55 am

Metallica – “Moth Into Flame” Video

Look, I'm not gonna say anything about the new Metallica album, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, till I actually hear it, because my feelings about Metallica are way…
Michael Nelson | September 26, 2016 - 11:09 am

Metallica, My Morning Jacket, Roger Waters Playing Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit 30th Anniversary

Neil Young's Bridge School benefit concert is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, returning to the Bay Area's Shoreline Amphitheater 10/22-10/23. For this year's event,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 22, 2016 - 10:53 am

Watch Metallica Play “Hardwired” Live For The First Time In Minneapolis

Metallica came roaring back to life this week with "Hardwired," the promising first single and sort-of title track to their upcoming album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. And…
Peter Helman | August 21, 2016 - 1:10 pm

Metallica’s New Album Inspired By Kill ‘Em All, Not Actually Done Yet

Metallica announced their new album Hardwired... To Self Destruct Thursday, complete with a promising first single, tracklist, release date, and everything you'd expect. So you'd…
Chris DeVille | August 19, 2016 - 10:59 am

Metallica – “Hardwired” Video

Metallica back! The most famous, influential, and arguably greatest metal band of all time will return this November with a new album called Hardwired...To Self-Destruct.
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2016 - 4:16 pm

Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Metallica Headlining Global Citizen Festival 2016

Every year, the Great Lawn in New York's Central Park plays host to the Global Citizen Festival, an all-star music fest that raises money and…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2016 - 8:52 am

Confused Belarus Customs Officials Make Red Hot Chili Peppers Sign Metallica Memorabilia

What's your favorite Red Hot Chili Peppers album? Mine is Ride The Lightning, and it seems that Belarusian customs officials agree. As RHCP bassist Flea…
Peter Helman | July 10, 2016 - 11:14 am

BREAKING: Metallica VIP Tickets Not Hidden In Tucson-Area Burritos

Sadly, despite what you may have heard from a very official-looking Facebook event page, Metallica are not playing at the grand re-opening of Joe's Crab…
Peter Helman | June 30, 2016 - 7:48 pm

Metallica Are Fancy

Metallica is now the face of the Italian luxury menswear brand Brioni. The band posed for a series of black and white portraits outfitted in…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 29, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Watch Metallica Play The National Anthem Before Stanley Cup Finals Game 4

Last year, Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett helped roar the Golden State Warriors, their hometown Bay Area NBA team, on to a national championship…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2016 - 10:38 am

Watch James Hetfield Play Metallica’s “Motorbreath” Acoustic At San Francisco Charity Show

The members of Metallica do not exactly do a whole lot of solo-acoustic shows; they are, after all, in Metallica. But last night at the…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2016 - 9:40 am
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