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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 […]

Jack White Covers Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” — Video

Jack White Covers Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” — Video

Metallica performed at Glastonbury in the U.K. this past Saturday. However, Jack White gave the crowd an extra shot of Metallica by covering their classic “Enter Sandman” during his own set earlier in the day. White meshed bits of “Enter Sandman” with his own tune, “Cannon.” Below, you can watch White’s entire set (At the […]

Video: Watch Metallica Shoot Fox Hunters While Dressed as Bears, in Response to Glastonbury Festival Controversy

Video: Watch Metallica Shoot Fox Hunters While Dressed as Bears, in Response to Glastonbury Festival Controversy

Marking the first time in the 44-year history of the U.K.’s Glastonbury festival that a metal act has topped the bill (the event traditionally has more of a hippie and indie-rock vibe), Metallica performed the headlining set at the fest on Saturday night (June 28). The band’s appearance as headliners had been surrounded by controversy […]

Metallica Release New Song, “Lords of Summer,” on iTunes

Metallica Release New Song, “Lords of Summer,” on iTunes

Metallica have officially released their new song — “Lords of Summer” — via iTunes. The new track, which is technically titled “Lords Of Summer (First Pass Version),” is just over eight minutes long. According to Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich, the song is “fairly representative” of the new material being written for the upcoming album. It […]