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 […]
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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.
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!
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
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 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.
Metallica Release Footage from Istanbul Show, “…And Justice For All” and Cover of Bob Seger’s “Turn The Page” — Video
The gang over at MetallicaTV has posted official, pro-shot video from the band’s July 13 show in Istanbul, Turkey. The footage, which you can watch below, shows the band playing “…And Justice For All” and a cover of Bob Seger‘s “Turn the Page.” This was the final show of the band’s “By Request” European tour.
Today, July 25, marks the 31st anniversary of the release of Metallica’s debut album, Kill ‘Em All. For kicks, we’re looking back at some early live footage. In the following video, from 1983, the young band–James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Cliff Burton and Lars Ulrich–perform “No Remorse” from that classic album. And check out the special […]
Tonight, Metallica’s Kirk Hammett will jam with his pre-Metallica band, Exodus, at his “Fear FestEvil After Party” at the San Diego Comic-Con International. However, it turns out Hammett has gone one step further in terms of reconnecting with his old band. “I play a guitar solo on the new Exodus album,” Hammett told Rolling Stone. […]