Watch Metallica Shred ‘Atlas, Rise!’ and ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls’ on ‘Kimmel’

Watch Metallica Shred ‘Atlas, Rise!’ and ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls’ on ‘Kimmel’

Metallica‘s in an all-out assault in promotion of its new album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, and that media blitz brought the band to Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday night. There, they slammed through a pummeling version of the track “Atlas, Rise!” — one of the new record’s most dynamic cuts: ‘Tallica also performed the classic cut “For […]

Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ Turns 30 – Watch Some Archival Live Performances (w/ Cliff Burton)

Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ Turns 30 – Watch Some Archival Live Performances (w/ Cliff Burton)

Another classic Metallica record celebrates a birthday today, March 3. 1986’s Master of Puppets was released on this date back in 1986, making today the 30th anniversary of that fateful day. Back in July 2014, the band’s landmark Ride the Lighting LP celebrated its 30th, but today is all about its follow-up. Here’s an archival […]

Metallica Named 2016 Record Store Day Ambassadors

Metallica Named 2016 Record Store Day Ambassadors

Following in the footsteps of Jack White, Iggy Pop, Josh Homme and Dave Grohl, Metallica announced on Tuesday that they have been named 2016 Record Store Day Ambassadors. The announcement came complete with an eight-minute video featuring James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo – and a whole lot of Lars Ulrich, of course: Said Lars of […]

Metallica Reissuing ‘No Life ‘Til Leather’ Cassette (!) for Record Store Day 2015

Metallica Reissuing ‘No Life ‘Til Leather’ Cassette (!) for Record Store Day 2015

We’re approaching the time when bands and artists start announcing special limited edition releases for Record Store Day, which falls on Saturday, April 18 this year. Metallica have already lifted the curtain on their RSD plans, and old-school fans should definitely appreciate this news. As Rolling Stone detailed last night, ‘Tallica are going waaaay back […]