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. […]
Metallica Release Footage from Warsaw Rehearsal and Show, “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and “The Call of Ktulu” — Video
The gang over at MetallicaTV has posted official, pro-shot video from the band’s July 11 show in Warsaw, Poland. The footage, which you can watch below, shows the band rehearsing and then performing “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and “The Call of Ktulu” at the actual show. The Basel show was one of the final […]
Congratulations to Jakarta Governor–and outspoken metalhead–Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, who received 53.13 percent of the vote in Indonesia’s presidential election and was declared the winner. His rival Prabowo Subianto only received 46.85%. Widodo is expected to be inaugurated on October 20. The newly elected prez is known for loving bands such as Metallica, Lamb of God, […]
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
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:
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 — […]
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.
Watch the hilarious new commercial!
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 […]