Metallica's Kirk Hammett has recreated another one of his beloved guitars in collaboration with Gibson.The latest instrument is based on Hammett's 1989 Gibson Les Paul Custom, which he notes was the "first Les Paul I ever played live on stage and on tour.""I got it... Read More.
Metallica has unveiled the winners of their marching band competition.The metal legends launched the contest, dubbed For Whom the Band Tolls, in April 2023, and asked colleges and high schools across the U.S. to submit renditions of 'Tallica songs for a chance at thousands... Read More.
Metallica has shared official live video from their performance at the 2023 Soundstorm Festival, which marked the metal legends' first-ever show in Saudi Arabia.The clip captures a performance of the Black Album single "The Unforgiven." You can watch it streaming now on
Happy 60th birthday, Lars Ulrich!The Metallica drummer and metal icon was born December 26, 1963, in Denmark. He'd originally set out to be a professional tennis player like his father, but decided to pursue music instead after moving to California.As the story goes, once... Read More.
Metallica's Kirk Hammett has teamed up with Epiphone to recreate his signature "Greeny" guitar."Greeny" is a 1959 Les Paul Standard and is named after its original owner, late Fleetwood Mac co-founder Peter Green. Before it made its way to Hammett's hands, it also at... Read More.
Metallica's Kirk Hammett has teamed up with Epiphone for a new signature guitar.The Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V recreates the shredder's own Flying V guitar and comes in ebony and purple metallic finishes. It costs $1299."I am extremely honored to be able to put... Read More.
As much fun as Metallica had playing the Power Trip festival, frontman James Hetfield might've had an even better time watching fellow headliner Judas Priest take the stage.You may have seen viral footage of Hetfield shredding air guitar during Priest's performance of "Living After... Read More.
The new documentary Metal Massacre: The Story of the Legendary Album will premiere October 28 at 9 p.m. ET on AXS TV.Said legendary album is 1982's Metal Massacre, the debut release from the label Metal Blade Records. The compilation featured various unsigned metal bands, including... Read More.