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Metallica News Stories

Metallica To Premiere New Album '72 Seasons' At Movie Theaters
Metallica and Trafalgar Releasing have announced that they will be hosting a worldwide listening party


Guns N' Roses, Metallica, Def Leppard Stars Lead Guests On Ian Hunter's New Album
Ian Hunter has recruited a who's who of iconic rock stars for his brand new studio album, 'Defiance Part 1'


Metallica Reveal 'Screaming Suicide' Video
Metallica have released a Tim Saccenti directed music video for their brand new track, 'Screaming Suicide'


Metallica's James Hetfield Warns Fans About Imposters
Metallica shared a new message from frontman James Hetfield warming fans to avoid fake social media accounts


Metallica Too Busy For Big 4 Before 2025 Says Anthrax Star
Anthrax stars Charlie Benante and Scott Ian do not even see the possibility of another Big 4 concert before 2025 because Metallica has a busy scheduled for the next two years.The famed Big 4 of Thrash, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax, took the stage together back in June of 2010 and fans have been anxious for the four bands to team up again.


Metallica's M72 Tour Single Day Tickets Announced
Live Nation have announced that the public on sale for single day show tickets for Metallica's M72 tour will begin Friday, January 20th


Metallica Revisit Black Album Era With Wherever We May Roam Series
Metallica have resurrected their 'Wherever We May Roam' streaming series with ten 'Black Album' era performances


Metallica Stream 1983 Rarity Performance From Megaforce Tribute Concert (2022 In Review)
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a rare performance of the 1983 track, 'Phantom Lord'


Metallica Surpassed 1.6 Billion Streams On Spotify
Metallica ended 2022 on a high note, sharing the news with fans via social media that they had surpassed 1.6 billion streams


Metallica Unplug For UFO Classic
Metallica are sharing video of an acoustic performance of the 1981 UFO classic, 'It's Killing Me',


Metallica Team With Fender Play For New Collection
Metallica have teamed up with Fender Play who have launched guitar lessons for 10 of the band's most iconic songs


Dave Mustaine Says He Is 'Over' Metallica Firing (2022 In Review)
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says that he is 'over it' when was asked if he was still bitter about his exit from Metallica


Metallica Unplug For Thin Lizzy Classic
Metallica are streaming video of an acoustic performance of the 1976 Thin Lizzy classic, 'Borderline',


Metallica Shared Backstage Video With Stranger Things Star (2022 In Review)
Metallica met and jammed with actor Joseph Quinn from the Netflix series, 'Stranger Things'


Metallica Got Animated For 'Master Of Puppets' Video (2022 In Review)
Metallica had a no video policy back in 1986 when they released their iconic 'Master Of Puppets' album


Metallica's Master Of Puppets Entered Hot 100 Chart For First Time (2022 In Review)
Metallica's Master Of Puppets Entered Hot 100 Chart For First Time was a top 22 story from July 2022


Metallica Stream 'Lux AEterna' Live Debut Performance Video
Metallica is streaming video of the debut live performance of their new single, 'Lux AEterna.'


Metallica's Live Debut Of 'Lux AEterna' Streaming Online
Metallica delivered the live debut of their new single, 'Lux AEterna', during their The Helping Hands Concert


Former Metallica Star Jason Newsted Plans Album With The Chophouse Band (2022 In Review)
Former Metallica Star Jason Newsted Plans Album With The Chophouse Band was a top 22 story from April 2022


Metallica Share Behind The Scenes Look At 'Lux AEterna' Video
Metallica is sharing a behind the scenes look at the making of the official music video for the newly-released track, 'Lux AEterna'


Metallica Shared Rarity Performance From Anniversary Concerts (2022 In Review)
Metallica Shared Rarity Performance From Anniversary Concerts was a top 22 story from Feb. 2022


Metallica Release 'Lux AEterna' Lyric Videos In Multiple Languages
Metallica have released a series of lyric videos for their new single, "Lux AEterna", in multiple languages


Metallica Warn Fans About Crypto Scams
Metallica took to Facebook on Tuesday (December 6th) to warn fans of about possible cryptocurrency scams


Metallica's James Hetfield Explains '72 Seasons'
Metallica frontman James Hetfield discusses the title of their forthcoming album, "72 Seasons"


Metallica Surprise Release New Song and Announce Album and World Tour
Metallica surprised fans this morning with the release of a brand new song and video called 'Lux AEterna',


Metallica To Livestream Helping Hands Concert Hosted By Jimmy Kimmel
Metallica have announced that their The Helping Hands Concert & Auction at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles


Metallica Share 'Call Of Ktulu' Video From Zazula Tribute
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a rare performance of the 1984 instrumental, 'The Call Of Ktulu', from their November 6 tribute


Metallica Share Rare 'Blitzkrieg' Performance From Zazula Tribute
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of a rare performance of their cover of the 1980 track, “Blitzkrieg”,


Metallica Stream 1983 Rarity Performance From Megaforce Tribute Concert
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a rare performance of the 1983 track, 'Phantom Lord',


Metallica Performs Special Concert Tribute To Megaforce Records Founders
Metallica celebrated the life, legacy and achievements of Megaforce Records founder Jon 'Jonny Z' Zazula and his wife Marsha Zazula


Metallica's Kirk Hammett Featured In Gibson TV's Metal And Monsters
Gibson TV have released second episode of the original series 'Metal And Monsters,'


Metallica's James Hetfield Teams for M81 Blackened Cigars
Metallica frontman James Hetfield, BLACKENED's Master Distiller & Blender, Rob Deitrich, and Drew Estates have teamed up to create the Blackened Cigars 'M81'


Metallica And Black Sabbath Members Perform At Taylor Hawkins Tribute
Metallica' Lars Ulrich, Black Sabbath' Geezer Butler, and Sebastian Bach teamed up with the Foo Fighters to deliver a medley of classic Sabbath tracks


Metallica To Play Early 80s Set At Zazula Tribute Concert
Metallica have announced that they will be leading the lineup for a special Tribute Concert that will honor the Zazula Family and will also feature their labelmates Raven.


Metallica Share Helping Hands Concert Details
Metallica's All Within My Hands foundation brings its Helping Hands Concert & Auction back into the physical world for its third year


Jon & Marsha Zazula Private Collection Auction Now Live
Backstage Auctions, Inc. is honored to present The Jon & Marsha Zazula Private Collection memorabilia auction


Rush, AC/DC, Metallica, Queen Stars Help Foo Fighters Tribute Taylor Hawkins
The Foo Fighters returned to the stage on Saturday night (August 3rd) to lead an all-star tribute to their late drummer Taylor Hawkins


Metallica Tell Fans To Save The Date
Metallica have invited fans to 'Save The Date' for their third Helping Hands Concert & Auction


Metallica Share 'Enter Sandman' Live Video From PNC Park
Metallica are sharing video of their performance of their 1991 classic, 'Enter Sandman',


Dave Mustaine Says He Is 'Over' Metallica Firing
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine says that he is 'over it' when was asked if he was still bitter about his exit from Metallica


Metallica Rock 'Moth Into Flame' In Pittsburgh
Metallica rocked their 2016 track, 'Moth Into Flame', during an August 14 show in Pittsburgh, PA


Metallica 'Ride The Lightning' In Buffalo
Metallica are streaming video of a performance of their 1984 classic, 'Ride The Lightning', from an August 11 show in Buffalo, NY


Metallica, AC/DC Stars Added To Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts
Members of AC/DC, Black Sabbath, Def Leppard, Metallica, Blink-182, Pretenders and more have been added to the lineup for the Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts


Metallica and Radiohead Classics Fuel Westworld Soundtrack
Ramin Djawadi's Westworld: Season 4 (Soundtrack from the HBO Series) has just been released


Metallica Share Master Of Puppets Video From Lollapalooza
Metallica performed a pair of songs from their 1986 album classic, 'Master Of Puppets', during a July 28 appearance at Lollapalooza


Metallica Share Tour Finale 'Fade To Black' Performance
Metallica performed their 1984 classic, 'Fade To Black', during the finale of their European tour in Lisbon, Portugal


Metallica Share Backstage Video With Stranger Things Star
Metallica met and jammed with actor Joseph Quinn from the Netflix series, 'Stranger Things'


Limited Edition Cliff Burton KnuckleBonz Statue Coming
A Cliff Burton KnuckleBonz Limited Edition Collectible Statue, limited to only 3000 worldwide, will be released early next year


Metallica Get Animated For 'Master Of Puppets' Video
Metallica had a no video policy back in 1986 when they released their iconic 'Master Of Puppets' album


Metallica Rocks 'For Whom The Bell Tolls' At Mad Cool Festival
Metallica rocked their 1984 classic, 'For Whom The Bell Tolls', during a July 6 appearance at the Mad Cool Festival


Metallica Share 'Sad But True' Video From Spain
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a performance of their 1991 classic, 'Sad But True', at the Bilbao Bizkaia Rock Day


Metallica Share 'Welcome Home (Sanitarium)' Video From Rock Werchter
Metallica rocked their 1986 'Master Of Puppets' classic, 'Welcome Home (Sanitarium)', during a July 1 appearance at Rock Werchter


Metallica Perform 1988 Classic 'One' At Hellfest
Metallica performed their 1988 classic, 'One', during a June 26 appearance at Hellfest in Clisson, France


Metallica Rock 'Creeping Death' At Download Germany
Metallica rocked their 1984 classic, 'Creeping Death', during a June 24 headline appearance at the inaugural Download Germany festival


Metallica Share Black Album classic Performance From Prague Rocks
Metallica performed their 1991 classic, 'Nothing Else Matters', during a June 22 appearance at the Prague Rocks festival in Prague


Metallica's Master Of Puppets Enters Hot 100 Chart For First Time
Metallica's classic song, 'Master Of Puppets', has entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart


Metallica Share Master Of Puppets Live Video From Prague Rocks
Metallica are streaming video of a performance of their 1986 classic, 'Master Of Puppets'


Metallica Share Live 'Moth Into Flame' Video From Italy
Metallica rocked their 2016 track, 'Moth Into Flame', during a recent appearance at the Firenze Rocks festival in Florence, Italy


Metallica Share Firenze Rocks 'Trapped Under Ice' Video
Metallica have shared video of a performance of their 1984 classic, 'Trapped Under Ice', during a June 19th


Metallica Share Video From Pinkpop Festival
Metallica are sharing video of a performance of their 1983 classic, 'Metal Militia', from a June 17 appearance at the Pinkpop Festival


Metallica Share 'Enter Sandman' Video From Copenhell Festival
Metallica are sharing video of a performance of their 1991 smash, 'Enter Sandman', from a June 15 appearance at the Copenhell festival


Metallica Cancel Show Due To Covid-19
A member of the Metallica camp has tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the group to cancel their headlining appearance


Metallica 'Ride The Lightning' At Boston Calling
Metallica are streaming video of a May 29th performance of their 1984 classic, 'Ride The Lightning'


Metallica Share 'Whiplash' Video From Boston Calling
Metallica are sharing video of their performance of their 1983 classic, Whiplash


Metallica Share Bottlerock Performance Of The Unforgiven
Metallica are sharing video of their recent Bottlerock Napa Valley performance of their 1991 Black Album classic, 'The Unforgiven.'


Metallica Share Live Hardwired Video From Bottlerock
Metallica performed their 2016 track, 'Hardwired', at the Bottlerock Napa Valley festival in Napa, CA


Metallica Share Live Fade To Black Video
Metallica are sharing video of their performance of their 1984 classic, 'Fade To Black'


Metallica Perform Death Magnetic Rarity In Brazil
Metallica performed the 2008 'Death Magnetic' rarity, 'Cyanide', during a May 12 concert in Belo Horizonte


Metallica Share Video For 2022 Tour Debut Of 'Fight Fire With Fire'
Metallica delivered the 2022 tour debut of 'Fight Fire With Fire' during a May 12 show in Belo Horizonte, Brazil


Metallica Perform Black Album Classic In Sao Paulo
Metallica performed their 1991 Black Album classic, 'Holier Than Thou', during a recent concert


Metallica Rock National Anthem At Giants Game
Metallica guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett performed the US National anthem before a San Francisco Giants


Metallica Share For Whom The Bell Tolls from Sao Paulo Show
Metallica are streaming video of a performance of their 1984 classic, 'For Whom The Bell Tolls', from a May 10 show


Metallica Share Video Of Recent Performance Of Master Of Puppets Classic
Metallica delivered the 'Master Of Puppets' classic, 'Battery', during a May 7 show in Curitiba, Brazil


Metallica Rock Sad But True In Brazil
Metallica rocked their Black Album classic, 'Sad But True', during a May 7 show in Curitiba, Brazil


Metallica Share Live Video For Brazil Concert
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of a performance of their version of the traditional Irish song, “Whiskey In The Jar”


Metallica Share 'No Remorse' Video From Brazil
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of a performance of their 1983 classic, 'No Remorse', from a May 5 concert


Metallica Share Blackened Video From Brazil
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a performance of their 1988 track, 'Blackened', from a May 5 concert


Metallica Share Seek & Destroy Video From Buenos Aires
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a performance of their 1983 classic, 'Seek & Destroy',


Metallica Perform 1999 Rarity In Buenos Aires
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of a rare performance of their 1999 track, 'No Leaf Clover', from an April 30 concert


Metallica Share Creeping Death Live Video From South American Tour
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of a performance of their 1984 classic, 'Creeping Death', from an April 30 concert


Metallica Share Live 'One' Video From Chili
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of their performance of their 1988 classic, 'One', from the April 27th concert at Club Hipico


Metallica Share Live Videos From Santiago Concert
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of a performance of their 1991 track, 'Through The Never' and their 2016 track, 'Spit Out The Bone'


Be A Metallica VIP at Lollapalooza Sweepstakes Announced
Metallica has partnered with Fandiem to run a fundraising sweepstakes campaign


Former Metallica Star Jason Newsted Plans Album With The Chophouse Band
Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted said in a new interview that The Chophouse Band will be entering the studio early next month


Metallica's Kirk Hammett Gets Animated For 'High Plains Drifter' Video
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is debuting an animated video for 'High Plains Drifter'


Metallica's Kirk Hammett Streams 'High Plains Drifter'
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is sharing the track, 'High Plains Drifter'


Metallica Offspring Bands OTTTO and Bastardane Team For Tour
OTTTO and Bastardane, the bands featuring the sons of Metallica frontman James Hetfield and bassist Rob Trujillo, are teaming up


Metallica Preview 40th Anniversary Special and Expand Coda Offerings
Metallica have shared a trailer for their 'Metallica 40th Anniversary LIVE'' stream


Metallica, Green Day, and Machine Gun Kelly Lead Lollapalooza Lineup
Metallica, Green Day, and Machine Gun Kelly are among the headliners for this year's Lollapalooza festival


Metallica Stream 'Battery' Video For Las Vegas Concert
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a performance of their 'Master Of Puppets' classic, 'Battery',


Metallica Share Stadium Performance of 'Wherever I May Roam'
Metallica are streaming pro-shot video of a performance of their 1991 classic, 'Wherever I May Roam'


Metallica Announce US Stadium Concerts
Metallica have announced that they will be playing two U.S. stadium shows this summer


San Francisco Giants To Host 8th Annual Metallica Night
Major League Baseball's San Francisco Giants have announced that they will be hosting their 8th annual Metallica Night at Oracle Park


Metallica Stream 2003 Rarity From Second 40th Anniversary Concert
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of a performance of their 2003 rarity, 'Dirty Window', from the second of 40th anniversary concerts


Cliff Burton Day Livestream Taking Place Today
A special 'Cliff Burton Day' livestream will be taking place today (February 10th)


Metallica's Kirk Hammett Going Solo With Portals
Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett has announced that he will be releasing debut solo effort


Metallica Share Rarity Performance Video From Anniversary Show
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of a performance of their 2008 rarity, 'The End Of The Line'


Metallica Share 'King Nothing' Video From 40th Anniversary Show
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of a performance of their 1996 track, 'King Nothing'


Metallica Share Rarity Performance From Anniversary Concerts
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of the debut live performance of their 1997 rarity, 'Fixxxer'


Metallica Share Video Of 1984 Classic From 40th Anniversary Show
Metallica are sharing pro-shot video of a performance of their 1984 rarity, 'Trapped Under Ice',




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