Metallica has launched a new conversation series called The Blending Sessions.In each episode, the metal legends will speak with distiller Rob Dietrich, with whom they work on their signature Blackened Whiskey.The first two episodes, titled "Raising the Bar" and "Uniquely Metallica," are streaming now... Read More.
Metallica is releasing a new action figure modeled after late bassist Cliff Burton.Created in collaboration with Burton's family and the toy company Super7, the 3.75-inch scale recreation of the "Orion" rocker is dressed in torn jeans, a black T-shirt and flannel. It's also accompanied... Read More.
Over the years, Metallica's 2003 effort, St. Anger, has consistently been the band's most maligned album, with fans often making fun of the sound of Lars Ulrich's snare drum on the record. Over 20 years later, Metallica is hoping to get in on the fun, too.In... Read More.
Could Metallica be the next band to headline the Sphere?The high-tech, state-of-the-art Las Vegas venue, which boasts a 160,000-square-foot wraparound LED screen with 16K resolution, opened in 2023 with a residency by U2, which Phish will follow in April.As for whether the "Enter Sandman" metallers could... Read More.
Even more than fuel and fire, safety is that which James Hetfield desires.The Metallica frontman is well aware of the thrill and danger of onstage pyrotechnic productions — he was infamously burned in a pyro accident during a 1992 concert. Thirty years later, Hetfield... Read More.
Metal headlines in 2023 were dominated by the return of Metallica and the touring retirement of Ozzy Osbourne.At the end of 2022, Metallica announced the release of 72 Seasons, their first album since 2016's Hardwired...to Self-Destruct. To support the album, the "Enter Sandman" outfit planned the M72 World Tour,... Read More.
Earlier this year, Metallica announced For Whom the Band Tolls! — a competition for college and high school marching bands. Now, the metal legends have unveiled the contest's finalists.For the competition, schools across the U.S. submitted videos of their marching bands performing renditions of... Read More.
Artists including Pearl Jam, Metallica and KISS are taking part in donation platform Fandiem's Giving SZN 2023 raffle. Among the items and experiences you can enter to win include a poster signed by Eddie Vedder and company, roundtrip travel and tickets to see Metallica in Madrid and a signed set list from KISS’ final Hollywood Bowl... Read More.
France's 2024 Hellfest has gotten more hellish with the addition of Metallica.The metal legends have joined the lineup as a headliner, as has Avenged Sevenfold. Previously announced artists on the bill includes Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, The Offspring, Megadeth, Royal Blood... Read More.
For a band that's played a show in Antarctica, it's hard to believe that there are still parts of the world where Metallica hasn't performed. Saudi Arabia is one such place, but that will no longer be the case in just a few weeks.The... Read More.
The nominations for the 2024 Grammys were announced on Friday, November 10. Here's who's competing in the dedicated rock categories:The Best Rock Album nominees are Foo Fighters' But Here We Are, Great Van Fleet's Starcatcher, Metallica's 72 Seasons, Paramore's This Is Why and Queens... Read More.