What would music be without a beat, a rhythm or a backbone? Though they qualify as the first instruments ever created, the drums are probably the last thing most music fans can live without. And while we worship plenty of drummers in modern music, there are some Gods of Thunder that might actually d ... More >>
Update, Feb. 7, 11:25 a.m.: Metallica is hosting their own music festival on June 23 and 24 at Bader Field in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Called Orion Festival, it's going to be held on the East Coast in an abandoned airport. ("There's water around if there's a fire," the band joked.) The band pic ... More >>
Wrestling and heavy metal have gone hand-in-hand since, well, the '70s. That being said, NME reported the startling news that wrestling icon Hulk Hogan was buds with Metallica's Lars Ulrich and wasthis close to joining Metallica in the early '80s when the Hulkster was a session bassist (believe t ... More >>
calumalexanderwatt.comSome time back in 2003, the now-defunct Black Rock Studio was believed to have been working on a Metallica video game that, believe it or not, did not involve any silly plastic guitars. Known only as a "post-apocalyptic driving/adventure game" at the time, the vehicular comb ... More >>
Last week we posted a video of a bride playing Metallica's "Master of Puppets" at her Beatles-themed wedding. It turned viral pretty quickly, and now has more than 250,000 views. The video was posted on Blabbermouth, Metal Insider, CBS news and more. The couple, veteran musicians Annette Ortiz-D ... More >>
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On Saturday, metal legends Slayer, Anthrax, Metallica and Megadeth will share the stage for the first time ever in the U.S. at the Big 4 Festival at Indio's Empire Polo Club.
While the ninnies in your life will warn you that the punishing (yet cathartic) volume of each ... More >>
Over the last decade, Hollywood has pumped out an increasing number of music biopics, treating us to everything from enjoyable theatrical hits (8 Mile) to wobbly, tear-jerking cable duds (Take Me Home: The John Denver Story).
With Jeff Buckley, Sam Cooke and Clash movies in the works and rumor ... More >>
Andrew YoussefClick For More Of Andrew's Killer Pics of Metallica. Click For Fan Shots.The Hype: After establishing themselves as thrash gods in the 1980s, Metallica became mainstream rock stars with their excellently accessible self-titled 1991 album. The band then proceeded to pretty much suck ... More >>