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Metallica Announce New Album, Tour, Release New Single
Metallica will release their new album, 72 Seasons, the first album of new material since 2016's Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, on April 14th The night before, on April 13th, they will host an album premiere party in theaters, where the entire album will play with a music video for each song, including lead singles "Lux Æterna" and[...]
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Back in November, we learned that Metallica and Paramount+ were teaming up for Metallica Presents: The Helping Hands Concert, a live-convert event created to benefit the legendary band's All Within My Hands foundation Taking place on Friday, December 16th, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the concert kicked off[...]
Stranger Things4 : Joseph Quinn & Metallica Duet for Real This Time
From across the entertainment industry, Metallica became infamously protective of its music until recently The band made a few exceptions here and there, from sports arenas to the deal they signed with Neversoft and Activision for their themed Guitar Hero video game in 2009 In the last few years, the band has softened its stance[...]
Metallica Announce New Album, Tour, Release New Single
Metallica, after months of rumors, announced a bevy of things today Leading the charge is a new album, 72 Seasons Their 11th studio album, it will consist of 12 tracks, including the lead single "LUX ÆTERNA," which was released everywhere earlier today 72 Seasons was produced by Greg Fidelman, James Hetfield, and Lars Ulrich Also[...]
Metallica Streaming All Within My Hands Charity Show On Paramount+
Metallica will host the annual "All Within My Hands" charity show in Los Angeles on Friday, December 16th, and fans can now experience the show live if they can't be there in person The band has struck a deal to stream the show live that day on Paramount+, starting at 5:30 PM PST This is[...]
Kelly Sue DeConnick and Bill Sienkiewicz take Parisian White to AMC
Over eight years later, we get the word that it will now be published by AMC Networks Publishing, a publishing spinoff of the broadcasting brand that intends to work with established and up-and-coming talent in developing, producing and selling fan-focused speciality books, comics, original graphic novels and more. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width:[...]
Lars Ulrich & Pete Wentz on Vault Comics' New Music Line, Headshell
Vault Comics has joined Heavy Metal, Z2 Comics and Opus in a move to publishing comic books based on musical acts. Headshell will be their new line of graphic novels from Metallica, Def Leppard, The Beach Boys, Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz, Redman, and more —Songwriter, producer, and veteran music executive and publisher Richard Rudolph will[...]
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If there were ever no-brainers when it comes to Halloween in 2022, it would come from Metallica, specifically frontman James Hetfield If you were to take guess what his Stranger Things-themed costume is, your initial thoughts could go from the monsters like Demogorgon, Mind Flayer, and Vecna to human characters like Hopper or Murray If[...]
Anvil: the Story of Anvil Shines a Light on Metal 13 Years Later
After the face-melting performance, the band sat down with director Gervasi and producer Rebecca Yeldham for a Q&A session moderated by super-fan metalhead Steve-O. Anvil! The Story of Anvil follows Canadian heavy-metal band Anvil as they delivered a highly influential 1982 album, Metal on Metal, that would inspire the likes of Anthrax and Metallica and then dropped[...]
Stranger Things4 : Joseph Quinn & Metallica Duet for Real This Time
Stranger Things 4 breakout star Joseph Quinn presumably reached the final leg of his Eddie Munson journey by meeting legendary rock icons Metallica Netflix released the video of the actor's visit to the band at Lollapalooza When Quinn initially makes contact, lead singer James Hetfield tells him, "You're taller than on the TV." We're then treated[...]
Stranger Things 4: How Duffers Landed Metallica’s “Master of Puppets”
The Netflix series Stranger Things managed to not only provide renewed interest in Kate Bush's "Running Up That Hill", but also Metallica's "Master of Puppets." Aside from the renewed chart topping success, Yousician, the music education platform with an installed base of more than 20 million users globally, is also seeing a surge of those[...]
Stranger Things 4: How Duffers Landed Metallica’s “Master of Puppets”
Just when you think you couldn't get enough of Joseph Quinn's Eddie Munson signature moment of season four in Netflix's Stranger Things, the series' writers posted another gem showing the actor rehearsing his guitar solo of Metallica's "Master of Puppets" The most-talked-about moment in the season finale "The Piggyback" had the leader of Hawkins High's[...]
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Metallica "Master of Puppets." And while the band made no secret of the fact that they were honored and impressed by Quinn's performance and appreciated having the song be such an essential part of the series earlier this week, Metallica one-upped themselves this afternoon thanks to TikTok and Instagram Yup… that's right… Image: Screencap Whichever your social[...]
Stranger Things 4: How Duffers Landed Metallica’s “Master of Puppets”
With the amps hooked up to his electric guitar, Eddie fired up his riff of the Metallica classic "Master of Puppets" from the album of the same name You can check out how the Duffer Brothers secured the rights on the song along with comments from music supervisor Nora Felder here The nine-time Grammy Award[...]
Stranger Things 4: How Duffers Landed Metallica’s “Master of Puppets”
With volume two of season four released over the Fourth of July weekend, the duo tapped into another music institution in rock legends Metallica and their use of one of their biggest hits "Master of Puppets" off the album of the same name The series' music supervisor Nora Felder spoke with Variety about securing the[...]
Kirk Hammett Releases First Solo Single High Plains Drifter
Kirk Hammett, the iconic Metallica guitarist, is releasing his first solo EP Portals on April 23rd, and the first single, "High Plains Drifter," was dropped this morning The four-song EP will also have an exclusive release on Record Store Day and is full of riffs that he loved but was not sure how they would[...]
Metallica's Kirk Hammett Headlines Comic Lineup from AMC Networks
Metallica may not have put out a decent album since 1986, but the band has remained a creative force on the popular music scene in the decades since And now, guitarist Kirk Hammett will turn his talents toward comic book writing for one of the first offerings of a new book publishing division from AMC[...]
Metallica Wants To See You Load/Reload Memorabilia
Metallica has been re-releasing their classic albums as remastered vinyl editions for a few years now, starting with Kill Em All, then Ride The Lightning, Master of Puppets, …And Justice For All, and this past fall, The Black Album Next up on the list: Load and ReLoad Divisive when released, both albums have come to[...]
Metallica Launching Their Own Podcast, Looking Back At The Black Album
Metallica will be launching their own podcast in association with Amazon later this year The first eight episodes will be a comprehensive look at the making of The Black Album, which turns 30 this year The band was already releasing a huge meg-box set of the album full of outtakes, BTS bits, and lots more,[...]
Metallica Celebrates 30 Years Of The Black Album On September 10th
Metallica will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their mega-hit self-titled album on September 10th A plethora of releases will be available, the centerpiece being the complete 12 track album completely remastered Featuring classics like "Enter Sandman," "Sad But True," "The Unforgiven," and "Nothing Else Matters," the album is still the highest-selling album in history during[...]
Metallica Mondays Returns For One Night Only This Monday
Metallica was taken off the road like pretty much all musicians last year when the pandemic started, but that did not stop them from having shows Each Monday for months last year, the band would post a full show to their YouTube and Facebook pages and would take donations to their charity All Within My[...]
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Metallica has been on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert a few times this month since the Super Bowl and wrapped it up last night with a performance of Battery to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their iconic album Master of Puppets It was an abridged version of the song, but it was still good[...]
Metallica Releasing Six Classic Albums As Colored Vinyls At Walmart
Metallica are teaming up with Walmart to release exclusive colored vinyls of six of their albums This will include the band's first five albums: Kill Em All, Ride The Lightning, Master of Puppets, …And Justice For All, and The Black Album Only one record past that, Hardwired….To Self-Destruct will also be released[...]
Metallica's Enter Sandman ASL Cover Will Blow You You Away
Metallica fans: this is a really cool video In celebration of the release of Sound of Metal on Amazon Prime, the band is being covered by Travis Barker, Carey Watkins, Elise Trouw, and musician and actor from the film Paul Raci; they released an ASL version of the band's classic "Enter Sandman." The video features[...]
Metallica Doing Live Acoustic Charity Set On November 14th
Metallica has announced their first-ever pay-per-view event, a live acoustic show from the band's HQ on Saturday, November 14th Fans can purchase a virtual ticket to the performance, which will benefit their All Within My Hands charity, with 100% of the proceeds going to help those in need Also, the band will host an auction[...]
"Jungle Cruise": New Trailer Tomorrow, His and Her Posters
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has let the cat out of the bag that the band has a Disney collaboration coming in the future They have contributed a reworked version of their song Nothing Else Matters to the soundtrack of the live-action Dwayne Johnson/Emily Blunt Jungle Cruise film Working closely with the film's composer James Newton[...]
New Metallica Iconz Statues Now Up For Preorder
Metallica fans have a new collectible to add to their collections Long requested, the four members: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo, are getting new statues made from Rock Iconz These are based on the bands Hardwired…To Self Destruct era shows, and come on bases featuring key art from the album[...]
Metallica Mondays Bonus: We Unbox S&M 2 Deluxe Vinyl Set
While Metallica Mondays are now a thing of the past, today, we got a delivery in the mail, and it is pretty epic Last September, the boys, and the San Francisco Symphony combined forces for the second time for S&M 2, a sequel to the 1999 S&M collaboration that became one of the most legendary[...]
The Final Metallica Mondays Show Airs Tonight, But Still Donate
Metallica, like most of the music industry right now, is off the road To help fans pass the time, they are introducing #MetallicaMondays on their YouTube and Facebook page every Monday night at 8 PM EST Each Monday, they will post a set in its entirety It is a neat idea, and this week the[...]
Metallica Teams Up With Wolverine Boots To Benefit Trade Schools
World-famous rock band Metallica has decided to team up with Wolverine, a prominent shoe and boot company, for a project meant to benefit trade schools through the Metallica Scholars program To achieve these ends, Wolverine Boots has designed two different pairs of Metallica-themed boots, which are currently up for preorder right now! The two pairs of[...]