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2017 In Review

27 Reissues From 2017 You Should Check Out

It's becoming increasingly difficult to keep track of new releases in stores in a given week, and even more daunting to stay on top of…
Annie Zaleski | December 15, 2017 - 12:52 pm

The Anniversary

Reload Turns 20

"Lars and Kirk drove on those records. The whole 'We need to reinvent ourselves' topic was up. Image is not an evil thing for me,…
Phil Freeman | November 17, 2017 - 1:23 pm

Sounding Board

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

More Metallica stories

Metallica Announce North American Tour

Word just got out that James Hetfield is making his feature film debut as Officer Bob Hayward in the Ted Bundy biopic Extremely Wicked, Shockingly
Sophie Israelsohn | February 26, 2018 - 12:40 pm

James Hetfield Lands First Acting Role As A Cop In Ted Bundy Biopic Starring Zac Efron

Metallica's James Hetfield has been cast in the upcoming film Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile, in which Zac Efron plays the infamous serial killer…
James Rettig | February 12, 2018 - 12:47 pm

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…
Peter Helman | February 10, 2018 - 10:14 am

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Interviews LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy

Metallica's Lars Ulrich has his own Beats 1 radio show called It's Electric, and for his latest episode he sat down with LCD Soundsystem's James…
James Rettig | November 30, 2017 - 3:05 pm

Watch Dave Grohl Guest-Host Kimmel Dressed As Letterman, Including A Foo-Fighters-Backed Alice Cooper Performance

Dave Grohl pulled substitute hosting duties on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night, which made for an eventful evening. We already posted the show's arguable highlight,…
Chris DeVille | November 1, 2017 - 9:53 am

Watch Metallica Lead An Oasis Singalong In Manchester

Oasis' "Don't Look Back In Anger" became a citywide anthem of resilience and unity in the days and months following the Manchester bombing. And during…
Peter Helman | October 29, 2017 - 11:01 am

Watch Metallica Play “ManUNkind” Live For The First Time

Nobody really goes to Metallica shows to hear the new songs, but it's good to know that they can still sound good when they're playing…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2017 - 10:30 am

World Suicide Prevention Day: Metallica, Logic, Halsey, Bleachers, Passion Pit, & More Participate In Mental Health Awareness Campaign

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, and as part of Entercom's "I'm Listening" campaign for mental health awareness, artists and celebrities including Metallica, Logic, Halsey,…
Peter Helman | September 10, 2017 - 10:01 am

Watch Metallica’s James Hetfield Fall In A Hole Onstage In Amsterdam

Darkness! Imprisoning me! Because I just stepped into a hole onstage! It's always funny when musicians fall into holes onstage. It was funny when Diddy
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2017 - 12:06 pm

Metallica Producer Says …And Justice For All’s Horrible Mix Isn’t His Fault

It’s pretty much agreed-upon among Metallica fans that their fourth album …And Justice For All sounds like garbage. It’s not that it's a bad record.
Andy Cush / Spin | August 15, 2017 - 12:35 pm

Watch Metallica Sing Rihanna In A Preview Of Their Carpool Karaoke With Billy Eichner

Footage of Metallica marching through a Los Angeles supermarket blaring "Enter Sandman" with Billy Eichner emerged last year, and we later learned it was part…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2017 - 10:27 am

Man Arrested For Allegedly Peeing On Family During Metallica Concert

A 44-year-old man was arrested for allegedly urinating on a 10-year-old girl and her parents at a Metallica show Friday night in Glendale, Arizona, Buzzfeed
Taylor Berman / Spin | August 8, 2017 - 5:04 pm

Here’s A Short Documentary About Korn’s 12-Year-Old Bassist

In one of 2017's weirdest music stories, nü-metal OGs Korn recruited Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo's 12-year-old son Tye to fill in on bass during a…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2017 - 5:12 pm
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