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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Reveals How He Kicked Cocaine Habit

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Reveals How He Kicked Cocaine Habit

Recently, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich spoke to U.K.’s Mirror about the band’s current healthy lifestyle and how he quit his cocaine habit 10 years ago. Ulrich said, “In the early days, I’d always get drunk way faster than the other guys. I realized that if there was a little bit of cocaine involved I could […]

Metallica Release Official Footage of July 8 Prague Performance, Including “Orion” and “St. Anger” — Video

Metallica Release Official Footage of July 8 Prague Performance, Including “Orion” and “St. Anger” — Video

The good folks over at MetallicaTV have posted official footage from the band’s July 8 performance in Prague. The clip features backstage footage of the band warming up, plus concert performances of “Orion” and “St. Anger.” The band are in typically fine form in this video, which you can see below:

Metallica Bloopers: Outtakes from ESPN ‘SportsCenter’ Commercial — Video

Metallica Bloopers: Outtakes from ESPN ‘SportsCenter’ Commercial — Video

Of course you remember Metallica’s new SportsCenter commercial, which was posted pretty much everywhere on July 14. Well, the folks at ESPN have posted the sequel! Actually, it’s just the blooper reel from the commercial shoot, but it’s pretty damn funny. It’s also a minute longer than the actual commercial! Check it out below — […]

Photos: Sonisphere U.K. Featuring  Metallica, Iron Maiden, and More

Photos: Sonisphere U.K. Featuring Metallica, Iron Maiden, and More

Iron Maiden, Metallica, Slayer, Mastodon, and many more rocked Sonisphere U.K. in early July. Photographer Javier Bragado was on hand to catch all the action. Check out the photos he captured for us below–you can also follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

Metallica Star in Hilarious New ESPN ‘SportsCenter’ Ad

Metallica Star in Hilarious New ESPN ‘SportsCenter’ Ad

Watch the hilarious new commercial!

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Reveals New Zombie Action Figure of Himself

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Reveals New Zombie Action Figure of Himself

Kirk Von Hammett Toys will present the Famous Zombies Jr. limited-edition toy at the year’s San Diego Comic Con. The green Hammett figure will be available exclusively at San Diego Comic Con, and Kirk will be signing the toy itself at the Nuclear Blast Records/Stern Pinball/JSR merch SDCC booth 503 on Friday July 25th from […]

Video Finds: Fingerstyle Guitarist Kelly Valleau Covers Metallica’s “Fade to Black”

Video Finds: Fingerstyle Guitarist Kelly Valleau Covers Metallica’s “Fade to Black”

Check out fingerstyle guitarist Kelly Valleau as he delivers his own rendition of Metallica’s “Fade To Black.” What might be most impressive about this video is Valleau’s ability to play Hammett’s solo while picking through the chord changes at the same time. Watch for yourself!

Lady Gaga Claims Picture of Metallica Crowd is Her Own Audience

Lady Gaga Claims Picture of Metallica Crowd is Her Own Audience

Lady Gaga performed this weekend at Canada’s Festival D’étét, and she tweeted a photo with a caption that read, “those little dots are fans, and that’s our stage and lights beaming from the center. Unreal 90,000 ppl showed up! What a magical night #artraveQuebec.” Problem is, that wasn’t her crowd–it was Metallica’s audience way back […]

6 Hard-Rocking Renditions of the National Anthem

6 Hard-Rocking Renditions of the National Anthem

Tool’s Adam Jones, Metallica, Slash, Zakk Wylde, and more take on “The Star-Spangled Banner”!

The 5 Awesomest Metal LEGO Videos

The 5 Awesomest Metal LEGO Videos

Today Revolver premiered The Defiled’s badass new LEGO music video for “Infected.” However, they aren’t the only band that has appeared as badass bricks in hard-rocking clips. These are our five favorites. 1. Motörhead, “Ace of Spades” 2. LEGO Hardcore Band, “Let’s Go!” 3. Metallica, “Whiplash” 4. System of a Down, “B.Y.O.B” 5. Rammstein, “Feuer […]