Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett performed the national anthem before Monday night's NBA game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers. The pair called in virtually to play their shred-heavy, instrumental version of "The Star-Spangled Banner" alongside two... Read More.
Metallica's iconic third album Master of Puppets turns 35 today. The follow-up to 1983's Kill 'Em All and 1984's Ride the Lightning was released March 3, 1986. It built and expanded on the thrash sound of its predecessors with songs including the... Read More.
Producer Bob Rock has sold his rights to the songs on Metallica's 1991 self-titled album, aka The Black Album. The deal was made by the company Hipgnosis Songs, which has made news in recent weeks thanks to the high profile acquisitions of... Read More.
If you wanted to book Metallica in 1982, here's the number to call. Ron McGovney, the original bassist for the future metal legends, recently unearthed Metallica's first-ever business card. The card features the band's now-famous logo, with the phrase "Power ... Read More.
Metallica may be one of the most loved and famous rock bands in the world, but if you ask some people, it's not because of Lars Ulrich's drumming skills. In certain pockets of the rock and metal community, you'll find listeners who... Read More.
Nandi Bushell has earned another big-name fan. The 10-year-old drumming sensation has gone viral with her enthusiastic covers of artists including Nirvana and Rage Against the Machine. Most recently, she shared a performance of the Metallica classic "Enter Sandman," which caught the attention... Read More.
Last fall, Metallica played a pair of shows alongside the San Francisco Symphony dubbed S&M2, which celebrated the 20th anniversary of the metal legends' 1999 orchestra-accompanied live album, S&M. Should Metallica still be an ongoing concern in 2029, bassist Robert Trujillo is... Read More.