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The Anniversary

Death Magnetic Turns 10

It's difficult to talk about Death Magnetic, which turns 10 today, without talking about St. Anger. So let's start there.
Phil Freeman | September 12, 2018 - 11:51 am

The Week In Pop

Lil Dicky Is Making A Career Out Of Being Charismatic And Problematic In Equal Measure

It takes real talent to create a song based on the premise that Chris Brown is the man and end up with something likable. For…
Chris DeVille | March 29, 2018 - 5:05 pm

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

More Metallica stories

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

Watch Ghost & Candlemass Members Cover “Enter Sandman” At Metallica’s Polar Music Prize Acceptance

Winning the Polar Music Prize is a pretty big deal in the recording industry. Founded by ABBA's manager Stig Anderson, the prize celebrates the "power…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 14, 2018 - 6:30 pm

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 | April 5, 2018 - 11:30 am

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

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

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
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