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Metallica/Megadeth Mashup: “Welcome My Darkest Hour” — Video

Metallica/Megadeth Mashup: “Welcome My Darkest Hour” — Video

There’s a new “Megatallica” mashup on the interwebs, and we thought we’d let you know about it! Below, check out “Welcome My Darkest Hour,” a mashup of Megadeth’s “In My Darkest Hour” and Metallica’s “Welcome Home (Sanitarium).” Be sure to tell us what you think in the comments or on Facebook! For more of this […]

Interview: Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Talks Metal, Horror, and More with Prince Paul — Video

Interview: Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Talks Metal, Horror, and More with Prince Paul — Video

On a new episode of the Scion AV All Purpose Show, host Prince Paul interviewed Metallica’s Kirk Hammett at his recent Fear FestEvil. Check out their chat below–which covers how he started playing guitar, how he got into horror movies, and the link between horror and heavy metal.

Metallica Planned to Fire Lars Ulrich, According to Anthrax’s Scott Ian

Metallica Planned to Fire Lars Ulrich, According to Anthrax’s Scott Ian

For a long time, rumors have abounded that Metallica planned to fire drummer Lars Ulrich in 1986, shortly before bassist Cliff Burton was killed in a traffic bus accident. Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian has confirmed the story in his autobiography, ‘I’m the Man: The Story of that Guy from Anthrax,’ which is in stores now via […]

Shred Alert! Kirk Hammett Teaches You to Play Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” – Video

Shred Alert! Kirk Hammett Teaches You to Play Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” – Video

Here’s one for all you guitar heads and ‘Tallica fanatics out there. In the following video, shot by our buddies at Guitar World, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett shows you how to play Metallica’s classic “Master of Puppets.” But that’s not all… In the second part of the video, Metallica buddy Zach Harmon gives the Guitar World […]

Viral Video: Girl Covers Metallica’s “One” with Ancient Chinese Instrument

Viral Video: Girl Covers Metallica’s “One” with Ancient Chinese Instrument

Guzheng player Michelle Kwan does a killer rendition of Metallica’s “One” on the ancient Chinese instrument. Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments! Kwan wrote on her YouTube page, “I’ve seen Metallica live in concert twice. My childhood dream is to perform on the big stage like them. […]

Metallica to Reissue ‘Some Kind of Monster’ and Release Special Record-Store-Day Vinyl

Metallica to Reissue ‘Some Kind of Monster’ and Release Special Record-Store-Day Vinyl

Metallica has announced they are reissuing their long out-of-print documentary, ‘Metallica: Some Kind of Monster,’ on a two-disc Blu-Ray on November 24. The documentary which covered bassist Jason Newsted’s 2001 departure, battles with addiction, the making of ‘St. Anger,’ and more, will now also contain a 25-minute follow-up piece. ‘Metallica: This Monster Lives’–which includes the […]

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 […]