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Metallica News Stories

Metallica Donate $350,000 To Covid-19 Relief
Metallica have announced that their charity All Within My Hands has donated $350,000 via grants to four organizations


Metallica Stream Complete 2017 Paris Concert
Metallica are streaming video of a complete 2017 concert in Paris, France as the latest edition


Metallica Announce Rescheduled Tour Dates
Metallica have announced the rescheduled dates for their recently postponed tour of South America


Metallica Streaming Full Concerts Online Each Week
Metallica have launched their new #MetallicaMondays series where they will be streaming full concerts


Metallica Reveal Revised Tour and Festival Plans
Metallica have announced that they have been forced to push back their upcoming stadium tour of South America to December


Metallica Launch Their Own Vinyl Club
Metallica have announced that they have launched their very own Vinyl Club


Metallica Festival Cancelations Explained
Metallica made news earlier this week when they canceled their appearances at the Sonic Temple and Louder Than Life festivals


Red Hot Chili Peppers And Tool Replace Metallica At Festival
Red Hot Chili Peppers will be playing their first gig together reunited with guitarist John Frusciante


Metallica Cancel Festival Appearances Due To James' Recovery
Metallica have been forced to pull out of this year's Sonic Temple in Columbus and Louder Than Life in Louisville


Dave Mustaine Explains Why He Resisted Metallica Demo Release
Dave Mustaine has explained why he resisted the release of an expanded edition of Metallica's 'No Life 'Til Leather'


Metallica's James Hetfield Unplugs For Eddie Money Tribute
Metallica frontman James Hetfield performed for the first time since his fall 2019 return to rehab during a February 20 appearance


Metallica Postpone First 2020 Concert
Metallica have announced that they have been forced to postpone their second All Within My Hands Helping Hands Concert


Metallica's James Hetfield Assumed Roles By Default
Metallica frontman James Hetfield explained in his first post rehab interview how he assumed his dual roles as guitarist and singer


Metallica Frontman Gives First Post-Rehab Interview
Metallica frontman James Hetfield gave his first interview since undergoing rehab treatment


Metallica Community College Scholars Initiative Enters Second Year
Metallica are launching the second year of their Scholars Initiative, which provides support to US community colleges


Metallica's Lars Tributes Corrosion Of Conformity's Reed Mullin
Metallica's Lars Ulrich has shared an online tribute to Corrosion Of Conformity drummer Reed Mullin who died on Monday


Metallica's Kirk Hammett Reflects On Infamous Napster Battle
Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett recently reflected on the band's controversial legal battle against Napster


Metallica Star Reacts To Rock Hall Snubbings
Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett has offered his thoughts about the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame snubbing rock icons


Metallica and Dave Mustaine Jams Healed Rift
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett believes that the band's rocky relationship with Megadeth frontman and original guitarist Dave Mustaine


Metallica Pay Tribute To Ray Burton
Metallica have paid tribute to Cliff Burton's father Ray, who passed away last Wednesday (January 15th) at the age of 94


Metallica Pledge $750K To Wildfire Relief
Metallica have announced that they are pledging $750,000 via their All Within My Hands founding to aid in the relief efforts


Metallica Classic Gets Rodrigo y Gabriela Makeover 2019 In Review
Metallica Classic Gets Rodrigo y Gabriela Makeover was a top 19 story of Nov. 2019


Reason Metallica's Jason Newsted Ended Band 2019 In Review
The reason former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted put his namesake solo band on ice has been revealed


Metallica Angered Thin Lizzy Cofounder 2019 In Review
Metallica Angered Thin Lizzy Cofounder was a top 19 story of Oct. 2019


Metallica Never Felt More Connected Says Lars 2019 In Review
Metallica Never Felt More Connected Says Larswas a top 19 story of Sept. 2019


Metallica Celebrate 1 Billion Spotify Streams In 2019
Metallica topped the 1 billion streams mark on Spotify in 2019. According to stats provided by the band


Metallica Play Tribute To Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott 2019 In Review
Metallica performed a tribute to the late Thin Lizzy legend Phil Lynott during their June 8 concert


Metallica Guitarist 'Ready To Go' With New Album 2019 In Review
Metallica Guitarist 'Ready To Go' With New Album was a top 19 story of April 2019


Metallica Working On Music For New Album While On Tour 2019 In Review
Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo revealed the exciting news that the band has been jamming new song ideas


Metallica's Full Chris Cornell Tribute Show Set Streaming Online 2019 In Review
Metallica's Full Chris Cornell Tribute Show Set Streaming Online was No. 8 of the top 19 stories of January 2019


Metallica Reach Major Milestone
Metallica have reached a major historic milestone after their 1991 self-titled album, aka The Black Album


Eagles, Metallica, Guns N' Roses Among 2019 Top Earners
Forbes have published their list of the world's top-earning musicians for 2019 with rock related acts well represented


Metallica's Hetfield Reached Out To Dave Mustaine After Cancer News
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine was touched when he heard from his former Metallica bandmate James Hetfield


Metallica Classic Gets Rodrigo y Gabriela Makeover
Rodrigo y Gabriela have shared an online stream of their take on the Metallica 'Master Of Puppets' classic 'Battery'


Metallica's Hammett Used Music To Turn Negative Into Positive
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett discovered as a teenager that he could channel his anger and discontent into something positive


Metallica Give Big To Wildfire Relief
Metallica have announced that their All Within My Hands Foundation has donated $100,000 towards wildfire relief


Metallica Angered Thin Lizzy Cofounder
Thin Lizzy cofounder Eric Bell has criticized Metallica for not paying him for an appearance with the band


Metallica Share Video Of Tour Debut Of 1996 Rarity
Metallica are streaming video of a performance their 1996 track, 'The Outlaw Torn', from an August 25 concert


Newsted Helped Metallica Continue By Leaving
Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted believes that his decision to leave the band in 2001 actually helped the group to continue


Metallica Share Live Rarity Video
Metallica are streaming video of a performance their 1984 classic, 'The Call Of Ktulu', from an August 23 concert


Metallica Star Has 'Great Material' For Next Album
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett says that he has a lot of 'really kick-ass, great material' written for the band's follow-up


Cliff Burton Opened Metallica To Different Direction
Lars Ulrich says that Metallica's openness to mixing their style of music with classical began long before


Newsted Reflects On His Impact On Metallica
Former Metallica bass player Jason Newsted recently reflected on how he views the impact he had on the band


Metallica Add Screenings Of S&M2 Concert Film
Following its recent record breaking worldwide cinema premiere, Metallica have added another night of screenings of 'S&M2',


Lars Discusses Metallica's Upcoming Special Performances
Metallica's Lars Ulrich has explained what fans can expect when the band play their two-night headline sets


Metallica Share Live Video From Warsaw
Metallica are streaming video of their performance of the 2003 tune, 'St. Anger', from an August 21st concert


AC/DC Frontman Previews Metallica TV Interview
AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson's interview with Metallica's Lars Ulrich on this week's episode of Brian Johnson's A Life On The Road


Metallica Announce Special Two Set Festival Appearances
Metallica will headline a series of five US festivals next year in association with promoters Danny Wimmer Presents


Metallica Launch Online Countdown Clock
Metallica have launched a new website with a countdown clock.


Metallica Preview San Francisco Symphony Concert Film
Metallica are streaming footage of their 1997 track, 'The Memory Remains', from a recent pair of live concerts


Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Offers Support For Metallica's Hetfield
Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi and original Metallica bassist Ron McGovney have taken to social media to offer their support


Reason Metallica's Jason Newsted Ended Band
The reason former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted put his namesake solo band on ice has been revealed by a member


Slipknot React To Metallica's James Hetfield Going To Rehab
Slipknot shared a statement on social media after Metallica frontman James Hetfield entered a rehab for addiction


Metallica's James Hetfield Enters Rehab
Metallica frontman has checked into a treatment program for his addition issues


Metallica and Ozzy Osbourne Lead Global Concert Lineup
Metallica lead the lineup for next year's Global Citizen concert event that will take place over 10-hours on five continents


Metallica's Lightning Had Big Impact On Slipknot's Jim Root
Slipknot guitarist Jim Root explained in a recent interview that hearing a song from Metallica's classic sophomore album


Metallica Announce 2020 All Within My Hands Benefit Concert
Metallica have announced that they will host their second annual All Within My Hands Foundation Helping Hands Concert


Metallica Announce S&M2 Preview Screenings
Metallica have announced a series of advance theatrical screenings of their new concert film, 'S&M2',


Metallica Declared World's Biggest Touring Act
Metallica recently completed the latest leg of their WorldWired tour and Polls star is marking the occasion


Metallica Release Video For Live Rarity
Metallica are streaming video of a performance their 2008 track, 'The Day That Never Comes',


Megaforce (Metallica) Founder Jon Zazula Special Book Event
BackStory Events and Guitar World will present a special evening with Jon Zazula, founder of Megaforce Records


Metallica Take Top Spot On LIVE75 Chart
Metallica claimed the top spot on Pollstar's LIVE75 top tour chart thanks to their two S&M2 shows and the final dates


Metallica's Lars Amazed At The Power Of Music
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich reflected on realizing the size of the audience for the band's recent European WorldWired Tour leg


Metallica Never Felt More Connected Says Lars
Metallica's Lars Ulrich says that he feels the band is more connected than they have even been


Metallica Perform Second Show With San Francisco Symphony
Metallica performed the second of two shows with the San Francisco Symphony


Metallica Include Cliff Burton Classic At S&M2
Metallica played the first of two S&M2 shows with the San Francisco Symphony for the grand opening of the Chase Center


Metallica Share Video Of Rarity Performance From Vienna
Metallica are streaming video of a performance their 1999 track, 'No Leaf Clover', from an August 16 concert


Metallica Share Extended Trailer For S&M2 Cinema Event
Metallica are streaming an extended video trailer for the October 9 theatrical screening of their S&M2 concert film


Metallica Release 'Ride The Lightning' Live Video
Metallica are streaming video of a performance their 1984 classic, 'Ride The Lightning', from their August 14th concert


Metallica Give Back Big And Share Live Rarity
Metallica wrapped up the summer European leg of their epic WorldWired Tour last week in Germany


Metallica Share Video From Moscow Concert
Metallica are streaming video of a performance their 1991 classic, 'Nothing Else Matters',


Metallica Share 'The Four Horsemen' Live Video
Metallica are streaming video of a performance their 1983 classic, 'The Four Horsemen', from a July 18 concert


Metallica Share Live Video From Finland
Metallica are streaming video of a performance their 2016 track, 'Here Comes Revenge', from a July 16 concert


Rammstein and Metallica Get Mashed With Beyonce
DJ Cummerbund has shared his latest creation where he mixed Rammstein with Beyonce and added a little Metallica into the mix


Metallica's James Hetfield To Exhibit Custom Cars
Metallica frontman James Hetfield has donated his collection of custom cars for a 2020 exhibit


Metallica Release Live 'Enter Sandman' Video
Metallica are streaming official video of a performance their 1991 hit, 'Enter Sandman', from a July 13


Hetfield Addresses Metallica Album Mix Controversy
Metallica frontman James Hetfield has addressed the controversy surrounding the bass sound on the group's classic album


Metallica And Greta Van Fleet Announce Stadium Dates
Metallica have announced that they will be launching a new Southern American stadium leg next spring


Metallica Preview San Francisco Symphony Theatrical Event
Metallica are streaming the first video trailer for the October 9 theatrical screening of their S&M2 concert film


Metallica To Bring S&M2 Concerts To Movie Theaters
Metallica have announced plans to screen footage from their upcoming pair of concerts with the San Francisco Symphony


Metallica Release Frantic Live Video
Metallica are streaming official video of a performance their 2003 track, 'Frantic', from a July 11th concert


Metallica Share 'Halo On Fire' Live Video
Metallica are streaming official video of a performance their 2016 track, 'Halo On Fire', from a July 9 concert at Ullevi


Metallica Release Live 'Sad But True' Video
Metallica are streaming video of a performance of their 1991 classic, 'Sad But True', from a July 6 show


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


Metallica Share Live Video For 'No Leaf Clover'
Metallica are streaming video of a performance of their 1999 track, 'No Leaf Clover',


Guns N' Roses, Eagles, Metallica On Forbes List
Eagles, Guns N' Roses and Metallica are among the rockers featured on Forbes magazine's World's Highest Paid Celebrities List


Metallica Share 'Seek And Destroy' Live Video
Metallica are streaming live video of a performance of their 1983 classic, 'Seek & Destroy', from a June 8 concert at Slane Castle


Metallica Favorite Bokassa Release 'Vultures' Video
Metallica star Lars Ulrich's 'favorite new band' Bokassa have released a music video for their song 'Vultures',


Metallica, Elton John, Fleetwood Mac and KISS Top Tours Of 2019
Metallica, Elton John, Fleetwood Mac and KISS are among the highest-grossing tours of 2019


Metallica Share Live Video From Twickenham Stadium Show
Metallica are streaming live video of a performance of their 2016 single, 'Hardwired', from a June 20 concert


Metallica Share Live Video From Manchester Concert
Metallica are streaming live video of a performance of the title cut to their 2003 release 'St. Anger',


Metallica Members Form All-Star Wedding Band For Special Gig
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett will be leading an all-star group dubbed The Wedding Band


Metallica Share Video From Rare Brussels Concert
Metallica are streaming live video of a performance of their 1988 classic, 'Harvester Of Sorrow',


Metallica Share Live 'The Memory Remains' Video
Metallica are streaming live video of a performance the 1997 classic, 'The Memory Remains', from a June 13 show


Metallica Share 'Here Comes Revenge' Live Video
Metallica are streaming video of a performance their 2016 track, 'Here Comes Revenge',


Metallica Dad Ray Burton Remembers Late Son
Gibson are celebrating Father's Day with the release of an interview with Ray Burton


Metallica Play Tribute To Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott
Metallica performed a tribute to the late Thin Lizzy legend Phil Lynott during their June 8 concert at Slane Castle


Video From Metallica's Slane Castle Show Goes Online
Metallica resumed the European leg of their WorldWired tour at Slane Castle in Ireland on June 8th


Metallica Continue As Master Of Tours
Metallica have continued their reign as the kings of the road after the have scored their fourth consecutive week at No.


Metallica's NBA Finals Anthem Performance Goes Online
Metallica guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett perform the US national anthem at game 3 of the NBA Finals




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