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Metallica News Stories

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


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


Metallica Share Video For Live & Acoustic Event
Metallica are sharing a video preview of their upcoming acoustic pay-per-view benefit show


Metallica's S&M2 Concert Film Hits TV
Metallica goes TV with their S&M2 concert film premiering on PBS television this week


Metallica Unplugging For Special Livestream
Metallica have announced that they will playing a special acoustic concert for their second All Within My Hands Helping Hands Concert


Metallica's Lar Ulrich Reveals His Favorite Music Icons
Metallica drummer and cofounder Lars Ulrich has shared his favorite songwriter, singer and guitar hero


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


Metallica Helping Wildfire Relief Efforts
Metallica are continuing to give back. This time the band's charity has donated $250,000 towards wildfire relief efforts


Metallica's Hammett Marks 34th Anniversary Of Cliff Burton's Death
Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett took to social media this weekend to offer his tribute to the group's legendary late bass player Cliff Burton


Metallica Rock National Anthem For Giants Vs Rockies Game
Metallica frontman James Hetfield and lead guitarist Kirk Hammett did a virtual performance of the National Anthem


Metallica, Megadeth, Exodus And More Focus of Bay Area Godfathers Film
Metallica, Megadeth, Exodus, Y&T, Testament and more are the focus of the next two installments of the popular Inside Metal documentary series


Metallica, Beastie Boys Lead Bonnaroo's Free Virtual ROO-ALITY Livestream
Metallica, Dave Matthews and Friends, the Beastie Boys final performance are just three of the major acts


Metallica Looking Forward To What's Next
Metallica recently got together to rehearse for their drive-in concert and Lars Ulrich says that the experience of reconnecting


Lars Explains Dilemma With Metallica Biopic Idea
Metallica cofounder Lars Ulrich has explained why the idea of the band making a biopic would be complicated and why he not sold on the idea


Metallica Share Backstage Footage From S&M2 Shows
Metallica are sharing some backstage video footage from their 'S&M2' shows last year in San Francisco


Metallica Score Top 5 Debut On Billboard Chart With 'S&M2'
Metallica's new live album, 'S&M2', has debuted in the Top 5 on the U.S. album chart.


Metallica Earns 8th Consecutive Top 5 UK Debut With 'S&M2'
Metallica have scored a UK Top 5 debut with their new live album, 'S&M2.'


Metallica Working On Morphing Classic Song For Disney Film
Metallica's Lar Ulrich says that the band is working with composer James Newton Howard on a reworking


Metallica Looking At Options Of Making New Music Amid Pandemic
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has revealed the band are considering working on new music during the pandemic


Metallica Make Chart History
Thrash legends Metallica have made chart history after they have become the first artist to score No.1 tracks


Metallica Stream 'No Leaf Clover' Video From S&M2
Metallica are streaming video of a performance of their 1999 track, 'No Leaf Clover', from 'S&M2',


Metallica Mondays Concert Series Raises $100k For Charity
Metallica have announced that their weekly streaming concert series, 'Metallica Mondays', has raised more than $100,000


Metallica, Megadeth, Judas Priest Stars In Flying V Movie
Members of Metallica, Megadeth, Judas Priest and Slayer are feature in the forthcoming 'Flying V' DVD


End Of Metallica Mondays Marked With Limited Edition Shirt
Metallica are marking the end of their #MetallicaMondays full concert streaming series with the release of a limited edition t


Metallica Streaming Full Mexico City Concert
Metallica have announced that they will be streaming their 2017 show from Mexico City tonight


Metallica Release 'For Whom The Bell Tolls' S&M2 Video
Metallica have released a video of their performance of the 'Ride the Lighting' classic 'For Whom The Bell Tolls',


Metallica Share Howard Stern Show Appearance Video
Metallica have shared official video footage of their three song performance from The Howard Stern Show


Metallica To Stream Performance From Final Big 4 Show
Metallica have announced that they will be streaming their final Big 4 performance at Yankee Stadium for this week's MetallicaMondays


Metallica's Howard Stern Show Appearance Shared Online
Metallica appeared on the Howard Stern Show on Wednesday morning and took part in an interview and also performed three songs


Metallica To Rock Howard Stern Show, Streaming Full Munich Concert
Metallica have announced that they will be appearing on The Howard Stern Show


Metallica Announce Their First Concert Of 2020
Metallica are not letting the Covid-19 lockdown keep them from performing live.


Metallica Share New Rehearsal Video For Classic Song
Metallica are sharing video footage of an August 6 rehearsal at their HQ in California


Metallica Preview S&M2 With 'Moth Into Flame' Video
Metallica are streaming video of a performance of their 2016 track, 'Moth Into Flame',


Metallica To Stream James Hetfield Birthday Show
Metallica are celebrating lead singer guitarist James Hetfield's birthday today (August 3rd) with a stream of the full concert


Metallica's Lars Proud Of Production Choices Even Controversial Ones
Metallica's Lars Ulrich says that he is proud of the production choices that the band has made during their career


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


Metallica To Stream Full Bootlegged 1989 Tour Finale
Metallica continue to break out the special recordings for their weekly #MetallicaMondays full concert streams


Metallica and My Chemical Romance Lead Expanded Aftershock Lineup
The 2020 installment of the Aftershock festival has been postponed and rescheduled until the fall of 2021


Metallica Land Highest Rock Airplay Chart Debut In Five Years
Metallica have landed the highest debut on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs airplay chart in five years


Metallica Streaming Full 'Master Of Puppets' Album Performance
Metallica will be streaming a show from their celebration of the 20th anniversary of 'Master Of Puppets'


Metallica Announce Release Details For S&M2
Metallica have announced that they will be releasing their anniversary collaboration with the San Francisco Symphony


Metallica Streaming Full Hometown Concert
Metallica have announced that they will be sharing their summer of 1994 home town concert


Metallica Announce Second Round Of All Within My Hands Grants
Metallica's All Within My Hands Foundation has announced a second round of grants to organizations


Metallica To Stream Full Sick Of The Studio Kickoff Show
Metallica will be continuing their weekly full concert streaming series #MetallicaMondays tonight (July 6th)


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


Metallica To Stream Full Historic 1999 Show
Metallica have announced that they will be streaming their 1999 performance from Bogota, Columbia in full


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


Metallica Felt Confident Going Into Black Album
Metallica's lead guitar Kirk Hammett says that the band felt very confident with the momentum behind them going into


Metallica To Stream Full 2008 Spain Concert For MetallicaMondays
Metallica have announced that they will be streaming their full 2008 concert from the Auditorio John Lennon in Getafe, Spain


Metallica Streaming Festival Footage For Just 24 Hours
Metallica are streaming footage from their 2013 headline set at Japan's Summer Sonic Festival


Metallica Working On New Music During Lockdown
Metallica have been taken advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown to exchange ideas for new music


Metallica To Stream Full Melbourne Show
Metallica have announced that they will be streaming their March 2013 concert from Melbourne, Australia in full


Metallica Concert Streaming For Launch Of Offstage With DWP
A 2017 Metallica concert in Columbus, OH marks the debut episode in the new online series, 'Offstage With DWP.'


Metallica Concert Streaming For Launch Of Offstage With DWP
A 2017 Metallica concert in Columbus, OH marks the debut episode in the new online series, 'Offstage With DWP.'


Metallica Had Connection On Very First Day
Metallica cofounder Lars Ulrich reflected on the day that he met James Hetfield and how well the two connected


Metallica Planning Box Set Release This Summer
Metallica's Lars Ulrich has revealed that the band plans to release a new box set in August for their special S&M2 performance


Metallica Concert To Launch New Online Series
A 2017 Metallica concert in Columbus, OH will kick off a new online series, 'Offstage With DWP', on June 12th


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


Metallica Streaming Full Manchester Concert
Metallica have announced that they will be streaming their full 2019 Manchester, England concert for free


Metallica Classic Gets Classical Makeover
Ayse Deniz (Aysedeniz Gokcin) continues her mission to bring the worlds of rock and classical music together


Metallica To Stream Full Poor Touring Me Concert
Metallica have announced that this week's installment of their weekly full concert streaming series




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