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Metallica Planning to Release 27 Live Albums

Metallica Planning to Release 27 Live Albums

It’s no secret that Metallica have been recording and storing audio and visual footage of live performances for a while. Now, the band has announced they will be sharing their stockpile with fans as they will release 27 live albums as a box set this December. Several of those shows, which were their recent “By […]

Exodus Premiere New Song, “Salt the Wound,” featuring Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

Exodus Premiere New Song, “Salt the Wound,” featuring Metallica’s Kirk Hammett

Thrash pioneers Exodus will release their 10th full-length, ‘Blood In, Blood Out,’ October 14 through Nuclear Blast. The record is the band’s first with vocalist Steve “Zetro” Souza since 2004′s ‘Tempo of the Damned.’ In anticipation, the group has premiered a song off the album, “Salt the Wound,” which also happens to feature a guest […]

Rocker Yearbook Photos

Rocker Yearbook Photos

Head back to school with our awesome gallery, including Corey Taylor, Glenn Danzig, Marilyn Manson, and many, many more!

14 Thrash Albums You Need to Own

14 Thrash Albums You Need to Own

The American thrash-metal movement brought us the Big 4–Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax–but there are numerous other bands to come out of that scene who are worthy of whip-lashing along to: Exodus, Testament, Overkill, and many more. Here is our sure-to-be controversial list of the 14 most essential classic American thrash albums. Check it out […]

Photos: Pop Stars in Metal Shirts

Photos: Pop Stars in Metal Shirts

Hilary Duff, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Ashley Simpson, Kelly Clarkson, and more!

Hear a Celtic Tribute to Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters”

Hear a Celtic Tribute to Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters”

We’ve heard plenty of covers of Metallica songs over the years. But this might be a first. Below, listen to “Nothing Else Matters,” performed by a group called the Boys of County Nashville. The band pulls out all the stops in this Celtic tribute, with flute, fiddle, acoustic guitars and more.

Listen to James Hetfield’s Isolated Studio Vocal Tracks for Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”

Listen to James Hetfield’s Isolated Studio Vocal Tracks for Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”

Earlier this week, we shared Phil Anselmo’s isolated vocal takes for Pantera’s “Walk” and Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows’ isolated vocals for his band’s “Nightmare.” Many of you requested that we continue to post more isolated vocal tracks, and some of you specifically asked to hear those of Metallica frontman James Hetfield–which sounded like a […]

10 Best Rocker Instagram Posts of the Week 7/28: Dick Picks, Dinosaurs, Marilyn Manson VS Ninja and more!

10 Best Rocker Instagram Posts of the Week 7/28: Dick Picks, Dinosaurs, Marilyn Manson VS Ninja and more!

Here’s a look at what your favorite rock stars were sharing, riding and carving this week.  

Flashback Video: Pantera Cover Metallica Live in 1994 with Jason Newsted on Bass, Phil Anselmo on Guitar, and Dimebag on Vocals

Flashback Video: Pantera Cover Metallica Live in 1994 with Jason Newsted on Bass, Phil Anselmo on Guitar, and Dimebag on Vocals

Pantera were never ones to shy away from a good jam. And one of their best took place in San Jose, California, in 1994 when the band welcomed then-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted to join them in ripping renditions of his band’s “Seek and Destroy” and “Whiplash.” Even cooler, Phil Anselmo and Dimebag Darrell swapped places, […]

Exodus Joined by Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Onstage at San Diego Comic-Con — Video

Exodus Joined by Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Onstage at San Diego Comic-Con — Video

Exodus were joined onstage by former bandmate Kirk Hammett for a cover of Blue Öyster Cult’s “Godzilla”during their San Diego Comic-Con set. Fan-filmed video is below. Hammett also recently announced he played a “super heavy” riff on a song for the next Exodus album.