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Metallica Rides (Out) The Lightning At A Rain-Soaked Rock On The Range

Muscle memory is wild, man. James Hetfield reminded his Rock On The Range audience on multiple occasions that Metallica have been thrashing away for 36…
Chris DeVille | May 23, 2017 - 3:54 pm

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Watch Metallica Cover The Stone Roses In Manchester

Metallica have a tradition. At pretty much every one of their gigs in recent years, bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Hammett take the spotlight…
Peter Helman | June 20, 2019 - 2:59 pm

This Is What It Sounds Like When Lugs Try

Last night in Minneapolis, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett and Rob Trujillo covered Prince's "When Doves Cry" for an arena full of people and it sucked so…
Gil Green | September 5, 2018 - 3:01 pm

James Hetfield Disses Kirk Hammett Again For Not Contributing Ideas To Metallica’s Latest Album

Way back in April 2015, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett went on Jamey Jasta's podcast and revealed that he'd somehow "lost [his] iPhone with 250 musical…
Michael Nelson | July 18, 2017 - 4:28 pm

Hear Tyler The Creator, Nick Cave, Katy Perry, And Others Cover “Daisy Bell”

Though it was a lovely little folk tune originating in 1892, "Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built For Two)" has been the subject of strange interpretations at…
Miles Bowe | May 12, 2014 - 10:28 am

Win A Kirk Hammett Signature Series ESP Electric Guitar

In connection with the new Mick Wall-penned Metallica biography Enter Night, St. Martin's Press is offering the chance to win a ESP LTD KH-202 Kirk…
Stereogum | May 10, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Metallica Play With Two Bassists, But Not Eminem, At Rock Hall Induction

The Rock Hall shifted gears this year for its induction ceremony, trading the swanky/stuffy hotel cocktail soiree of years past for a return to Cleveland,…
Amrit Singh | April 6, 2009 - 9:59 am

Bonnaroo: My Morning Jacket Own. Everything.

Greetings from Manchester, TN, where the present conditions are RAIN and I'M SOAKED, much as they were for approximately 85% of My Morning…
Amrit Singh | June 14, 2008 - 1:56 pm