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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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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