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Metallica News Stories

Metallica Share Video Of Club Show Performance Of 'No Leaf Clover'
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a performance of their 1999 track, 'No Leaf Clover',


Metallica Share Rescheduled South American Tour Dates
Metallica have announced the rescheduled dates for their previously postponed South American tour


Metallica and Billy Joel To Rock Las Vegas In February
Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas has announced that they will be hosting a very special weekend of music


Metallica Share Video Of Black Album Classics Performances From Aftershock
Metallica are streaming video of a pair of songs from a full album performance of their 1991 self-tilted record


Metallica: The Black Album In Black and White Arrives
Reel Art Press have shared the official trailer for Ross Halfin's new book 'Metallica: The Black Album In Black and White',


Metallica Share 'For Whom The Bell Tolls' Video From Aftershock
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of their 1984 classic, 'For Whom The Bell Tolls', from an October 8 performance


Metallica Go Frantic At Aftershock Festival
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of their performance of the 2003 tune, 'Frantic',


Metallica Rock Whiskey In The Jar At Louder Than Life festival
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of their version of the traditional Irish song, 'Whiskey In The Jar', from a September 24 appearance


Metallica Share Live Video For Black Album Classic From Louder Than Life
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of their 1991 track, 'My Friend Of Misery', from a September 26 appearance at the Louder Than Life festival


Metallica Share 'Moth Into Flame' Video From Louder Than Life
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of their 2016 track, 'Moth Into Flame', from a September 24 performance at the Louder Than Life


Metallica Share 'Ride The Lightning' Video From Louder Than Life
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of their 1984 classic, 'Ride The Lightning', from a September 24 appearance


Metallica Cover Blacklist Project On New Podcast Episode
Metallica have shared the 7th installment of their special podcast celebrating the anniversary of The Black Album


Metallica Share Pro-Shot Video From Rare Club Show
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a pair of song performances from a rare club show that took place at The Metro


Metallica Perform The Black Album At Louder Than Life Festival
Metallica performed their self-titled 1991 record - aka The Black Album - in its entirety during a September 26 appearance


Judas Priest Jam With Metallica's Kirk Hammett
Judas Priest were joined by Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett for a performance of the Fleetwood Mac classic


Metallica Share 'Creeping Death' Video From Rare Club Show
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a performance of their 1984 classic, 'Creeping Death', that was filmed during their rare club show in San Francisco, CA


Metallica Share 'Whiplash' Video From Rare Club Show
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a performance of their 1983 classic, 'Whiplash', from a rare club show in San Francisco


Video From Metallica's Surprise Chicago Club Show Goes Online
Metallica played a surprise club show in Chicago, IL on September 20th and some fan filmed video footage


Metallica's Black Album Returns To Billboard Top 10
Metallica's 1991 self-titled album has returned to the US Top 10 for the first time in 29 years


Metallica Rock Intimate Club In Surprise Hometown Show
Metallica played a special intimate hometown concert on Thursday night (September 16) at the 500-capacity The Independent


Metallica Read 1-Star Black Album Reviews and Rock Jimmy Kimmel Live
Metallica were featured guests and performers on the September 10 episode of ABC-TV's Jimmy Kimmel Live


Video From Metallica's Howard Stern Show Appearance Goes Online
Metallica launched a series of 30th anniversary reissues of their self-titled fifth album with an appearance on The Howard Stern Show


Ghost Share Cover Of Metallica' 'Enter Sandman'
Swedish rockers Ghost are streaming their version of the 1991 classic, 'Enter Sandman',


Metallica and Miley Cyrus Rock The Howard Stern Show
Audio of a September 9 performance by Metallica and Miley Cyrus on The Howard Stern Show has surfaced online


Metallica Stream Remastered Version Of 'The Struggle Within'
Metallica are streaming audio of a newly-remastered version of their 1991 track, 'The Struggle Within'


Metallica To Perform With Miley Cyrus On Howard Stern This Week
Metallica shared an update on Facebook with a teaser video that they will be performing with Miley Cyrus on The Howard Stern Show


Metallica To Rock Late Night TV For Black Album Anniversary
Metallica have announced that they will be returning to late night TV on Friday, September 10th


Metallica Streaming 'My Friend Of Misery' Demo
Metallica are streaming audio of an instrumental demo version of their 1991 track, 'My Friend Of Misery',


Mandatory Metallica Returns For Black Album Anniversary
Metallica have announced that SiriusXM are helping them celebrate the 30th anniversary of their blockbuster 'Black Album'


Metallica Shared Rough Mix Of 'The God That Failed'
Metallica are streaming audio of a rough mix of the track, 'The God That Failed.'


Metallica Share Previously Unreleased 'Wherever I May Roam' Live Video
Metallica are sharing video of a previously-unreleased 1993 live version of their classic, 'Wherever I May Roam'


Metallica Stream Live 'Of Wolf And Man' Video
Metallica are sharing video of a previously-unreleased live version of their 1991 track, 'Of Wolf And Man'


Metallica's 'Sad But True' Given The Royal Blood Treatment
Royal Blood are streaming a video for their cover of 'Sad But True', which comes from the all-star tribute album


The Metallica Podcast: Volume 1 Trailer Released
Metallica have released a trailer for their brand new podcast series that they will be premiering on August 20th


Metallica Share Unreleased Live Version Of 'Through The Never'
Metallica are sharing audio of a previously-unreleased live version of their 1991 track, 'Through The Never'


Metallica's 'Nothing Else Matters' Video Passes 1 Billion Views
Metallica's video for their 1991 track, 'Nothing Else Matters', has passed 1 billion views on YouTube.


Weezer Cover Metallica's 'Enter Sandman'
Weezer have shared their cover of Metallica's 1991 megahit 'Enter Sandman'


Metallica's Kirk Hammett Partners With Gibson
Gibson have shared a new interview with Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett to celebrate the announcement


Metallica Stream Rehearsal Version Of 'Don't Tread On Me'
Metallica are streaming audio of a pre-production rehearsal version of their 1991 classic, 'Don't Tread On Me'


Metallica To Rock Intimate Theater This Fall
Metallica have announced plans to play an 'intimate' theater show in Hollywood, FL this fall


Metallica Stream Unreleased Live Version Of' Wherever I May Roam'
Metallica are streaming audio of a previously-unreleased live version of their 1991 classic, 'Wherever I May Roam',


Metallica Share Rough Mix Of 'The Unforgiven'
Metallica are streaming audio of a rough mix of their classic track, 'The Unforgiven.'


Metallica Announce 40th Anniversary Concerts
Metallica have announced that they will be celebrating their 40th anniversary by playing two special hometown concerts


Metallica Stream Rehearsal Version Of 'Holier Than Thou'
Metallica are streaming audio of a pre-production rehearsal version of their 1991 classic, 'Holier Than Thou'


Ghost and Rodrigo y Gabriela Celebrate Metallica's Black Album Anniversary
Apple Music have asked Ghost, Juanes, and Rodrigo y Gabriela to create special playlists to celebrate Metallica's 'Black Album'.


Metallica and George Strait Lead ATLive Lineup
The worlds of rock and country music will be coming together for the second annual ATlive


Metallica and Stone Temple Pilots Sons Form New Group
The sons of Metallica's Robert Trujillo and late Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland have once again teamed up


Metallica Preview Black Album reissue with Live 1991 'Sad But True' Video
Metallica are previewing their forthcoming expanded anniversary Black Album reissue with streaming video


Metallica Share Alternative Version Of 'Sad But True'
Metallica are streaming an early take of their Black Album hit 'Sad But True'


Metallica Announce The Black Album in Black & White
Metallica announced on Wednesday (June 23rd) that Real Art Press will be releasing the new book


Metallica Celebrating The Black Album Anniversary With Special Releases
Metallica are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their blockbuster 'Black Album'


Metallica Announce 2022 Summer Festival Appearances
Metallica have announced that they will be performing at seven music festivals in Europe next summer


Metallica In The Studio For 'Load' 25th Anniversary
The 25th anniversary of Metallica's 'Load' album is being celebrated with an episode of the syndicated radio show In The Studio With Redbeard


MetallicaMondays Special Featured Rare Live Performance
Metallica celebrating the Month Of Giving by reprising their '#MetallicaMondays for one night only


Metallica Mondays Returning For One Night Only
Metallica will stream a 2018 concert in its entirety during the one-night-only return of #MetallicaMondays series


Metallica, Disturbed, NIN Lead Welcome To Rockville Lineup
Welcome To Rockville will be returning this year and they have tapped Metallica (two unique sets on two nights), Disturbed and Nine Inch Nails


Metallica, Korn and Nine In Nails Lead Louder Thank Life Lineup
Metallica, Korn and Nine In Nails will be headlining this year's installment of the Louder Than Life Festive


Metallica Collaborated On Over 10 Songs Over Zoom For New Album
Metallica frontman James Hetfield revealed that the band wrote over 10 new songs together over Zoom


Van Halen and Metallica Hits Mashed Up For 'Enter Panaman'
What do you get when you mix Van Halen's classic hit 'Panama' with Metallica frontman belting out the lyrics to 'Enter Sandman' over it?


Iron Maiden Not Metallica Created Thrash Says Anthrax Star
Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante believes that it was NWOBHM legends Iron Maiden who created Thrash


Metallica's James Hetfield Part Of Little Kids Rock Virtual Benefit
Metallica lead vocalist and guitarist James Hetfield will be one of the special guests for the 2021 Little Kids Rock Virtual Benefit


Elton John Working On Something With Metallica
Elton John shared in a new interview that he has just collaborated with thrash legends Metallica


Metallica's Kirk Hammett Recruited By Santana For New Album
Carlos Santana has revealed that he has been working on new music during the pandemic


Metallica Rock National Anthem At Golden State Warriors Game
Metallica guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett performed the US national anthem prior to the March 15 home game


Metallica Donate To Help Texans After Winter Storm
Metallica have announced that their non-profit foundation All Within My Hands has donated $75,000 to Feeding America


Metallica Celebrate Master Of Puppets Anniversary On TV
Wednesday, March 3rd, marked the 35th anniversary of Metallica's breakthrough album 'Master Of Puppets'


Metallica To Rock The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Metallica will be returning to TV next week. The band has announced that they will performing on CBS-TV's The Late Show With Stephen Colbert


Metallica Rock 'For Whom The Bell Tolls' For BlizzCon
Metallica performed their 1984 classic, 'For Whom The Bell Tolls', on the opening day of BlizzCon


Metallica Make Chart History With Vinyl Reissues
A new series of vinyl reissues has helped Metallica make US chart history after the legendary metal band captured all top 5 spots


Metallica Rock TV For Super Bowl Special
Metallica performed their Black Album classic hit 'Enter Sandman' on A Late Show: Super Bowl Edition on Sunday night


Metallica To Rock TV Super Bowl Special
Metallica have announced that they will perform on a rare, live special broadcast of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert


Metallica's New Album Progress Very Slow Says Lars
Metallica have previously revealed that they have been working on the music for their next album during the pandemic


B-Sides: The Dead Daisies Reunite With Ozzy Drummer, Bob Rock Sells Metallica Rights, David Lee Roth and more
Today's B-Sides includes quick music news items about The Dead Daisies reuniting with Ozzy drummer Tommy Clufetos, Bob Rock sells his producer rights to Metallica's Black Album


Pantera Classic Given A Metallica Makeover
Metal mashup artist Denis Pauna is at it again. This time Denis asks fans 'What If Metallica wrote [Pantera's] 'Vulgar Display Of Power''


Metallica Meets Huey Lewis For 'Hip to Be the Sandman'
An unlikely mashup of Metallica and Huey Lewis and The News is the latest musical adventure that has been released by Bill McClintock


Metallica And Anthrax Pay Tribute To Megaforce Cofounder Marsha Zazula
Marsha Zazula, who cofounded Megaforce Records, Metallica and Anthrax's first label, died on Sunday


Metallica Guitarist Has A Lot Of Material For Next Album 2020 In Review
Metallica have a lot of material to choose from for the follow up to their 2016 album 'Hardwired... To Self-Destruct'


Lars Ulrich Doesn't Listen To Metallica That Much 2020 In Review
Metallica drummer and cofounder Lars Ulrich shares in a new interview that he does not listen to a lot of his band's music


Lars Explains Dilemma With Metallica Biopic Idea 2020 In Review
Metallica cofounder Lars Ulrich has explained why the idea of the band making a biopic would be complicated


Metallica Surpassed A Billion Spotify Streams In 2020
Metallica took to social media this week (December 30th) to share the news that their music was streamed 1.1 billion times


Metallica's Lars Ulrich Helped Sorum Land Guns N' Roses Gig
Matt Sorum says that Metallica's drummer Lars Ulrich helped him land his previous gig drumming for Guns N' Roses


Metallica Didn't Expect To Snare Controversy 2020 In Review
Metallica's Lars Ulrich says that he stands behind his controversial snare drum sound on the 'St. Anger' album


Metallica's Kirk Hammett Would Change Alcoholica Past 2020 In Review
Metallica had a reputation for heavy drinking in their early days. So much so that the band was nicknamed Alcoholica


Metallica's Best Song Selected By Fans 2020 In Review
Metallica fans have chosen their favorite song by the band in a month-long online vote


Metallica's Lars Reflects On Guns N' Roses Camaraderie 2020 In Review
Metallica teamed up with Guns N' Roses for a massive coheadlining tour in 1992 and Lars Ulrich revealed that his fondest memory


Metallica's Kirk Hammett On Latest Episode of Gibson's Icons
Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett is the featured guest on the latest episode of Gibson's online streaming video series 'Icons'


Metallica's Most Popular Albums Getting Limited Edition Reissues
Some of Metallica's most beloved albums will be receiving a very special reissue next month on limited edition colored vinyl


Ozzy Osbourne's New Album Features Metallica, Foo Fighters Members
Ozzy Osbourne is about half-way through the making of the follow-up to his 'Ordinary Man' album


Dave Mustaine Explains Why He Resisted Metallica Demo Release 2020 In Review
Dave Mustaine Explains Why He Resisted Metallica Demo Release was a top 20 story of Feb. 2020


Metallica's James Hetfield Unplugs For Eddie Money Tribute 2020 In Review
Metallica's James Hetfield Unplugs For Eddie Money Tribute was a top 20 story of Feb. 2020


Metallica and Dave Mustaine Jams Healed Rift 2020 In Review
Metallica and Dave Mustaine Jams Healed Rift was a top 20 story of Jan. 2020


Metallica, Guns N' Roses, STP Offspring Suspect208 Release New Video
Suspect208, which is a new band featuring the sons of Metallica, Guns N' Roses, and Stone Temple Pilots' icons, have released a music video


Metallica's 'Sad But True' Reimagined By The Hu
Metallica's Black Album classic 'Sad But True' have received a 'hunna rock' makeover by Mongolian rockers The Hu


Metallica And ZZ Top Stars Lead Fleetwood Mac Tribute Cover
Metallica's Kirk Hammett and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons lead a cover of the 1970 Fleetwood Mac classic


Metallica, Mastodon, Corey Taylor Lead Alice In Chains Tribute
Metallica, Korn, Mastodon, and Corey Taylor were among the all-star musicians who paid tribute to Alice In Chains


Metallica Extend Live & Acoustic From HQ
Metallica have extended the pay-per-view streaming period for their recent 'Live & Acoustic From HQ: Helping Hands Concert',


Metallica Have Begun Serious Writing For New Album
Metallica drummer and cofounder Lars Ulrich says that the band is a few weeks into the serious writing


Metallica, Guns N' Roses, Pearl Jam Stars Lead Alice In Chains Tribute Event
An all-star lineup of rockers will pay tribute to Alice In Chains when they are honored with a Founders Award


Metallica Share Video From Live & Acoustic Show
Metallica are sharing video footage from their November 14 pay-per-view event, Live & Acoustic From HQ: Helping Hands Concert & Auction


Metallica Forced To Postpone Rescheduled Tour
Metallica have postponed their fall 2020 dates in South America due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic




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