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Video: Metallica Perform “The Frayed Ends of Sanity” for First Time Ever

Video: Metallica Perform “The Frayed Ends of Sanity” for First Time Ever

Last night (May 28), Metallica performed “The Frayed Ends of Sanity,” a 1988 …And Justice For All track, for the first time ever. You can check out some fan-filmed footage below. The show, which was part of the Metallica By Request series of gigs, took place at the Sonisphere Festival in Helsinki, Finland. “The Frayed […]

Viral Video of the Day: Top 10 All-Time Worst First Pitches

Viral Video of the Day: Top 10 All-Time Worst First Pitches

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich threw out the first pitch this past Friday at San Francisco’s AT&T park as part of the Giants’ “Metallica Night”…and, well, let’s just say it wasn’t a strike, as you can see right here. That said, he didn’t do nearly as bad as the celebs in the ESPN video below. Maria Carey, […]

The Order of Apollyon Release Death-Metal Cover of Metallica’s “Creeping Death” — Listen

The Order of Apollyon Release Death-Metal Cover of Metallica’s “Creeping Death” — Listen

The Order of Apollyon, the black/death metal project featuring current/former members of Aborted, Carcass, Akercocke and Cradle Of Filth, have posted their take on Metallica’s “Creeping Death.” Check it out via the SoundCloud player below. “Something like two years ago, we entered the BST Studio and began working on what would become our second album,” […]

Metallica’s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett Perform National Anthem at San Francisco Giants Game

Metallica’s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett Perform National Anthem at San Francisco Giants Game

This past Friday, Metallica visited San Francisco’s AT&T park as part of the Giants’ “Metallica Night.” Guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett opened the game by playing “The Star-Spangled Banner,” drummer Lars Ulrich threw out the first pitch, and Hetfield also announced the Giants’ starting lineup. You can check out videos of the activities below.

Rob Zombie Covers Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”

Rob Zombie Covers Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”

Rob Zombie–who recently won the Best Live Band award at the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods–covered Metallica’s classic “Enter Sandman” during his band’s concert at the Myrtle Beach House of Blues on April 29th. Check it out below (the song begins around the 1:30 mark) and let us know what you think in the comments.

Interview: Lars Ulrich on Metallica’s “Ronnie Rising Medley” Off the Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album, This is Your Life

Interview: Lars Ulrich on Metallica’s “Ronnie Rising Medley” Off the Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album, This is Your Life

Earlier today, Metallica premiered their contribution to the forthcoming Ronnie James Dio tribute album This is Your Life. Titled “Ronnie Rising Medley,” the track features the Rainbow songs “A Light in the Black,” “Tarot Woman,” “Stargazer,” and “Kill the King”–you can stream it right here. A few weeks ago, our writer Dan Epstein talked to […]

Metallica Premiere New Music, “Ronnie Rising Medley”

Metallica Premiere New Music, “Ronnie Rising Medley”

Metallica have premiered their new “Ronnie Rising Medley,” which features the Rainbow tracks “A Light in the Black,” “Tarot Woman,” “Stargazer,” and “Kill the King” on RollingStone.com–you can also stream it below. The “Ronnie Rising Medley” appears on the upcoming Ronnie James Dio tribute album, This Is Your Life, which will be available April 1, […]

Metallica Release Pro-Shot Live Footage of New Song, “Lords of Summer”

Metallica Release Pro-Shot Live Footage of New Song, “Lords of Summer”

The very active gang over at MetallicaTV have released official, pro-shot footage of Metallica performing their epic new song, “Lords of Summer,” two Sundays ago — March 16 — in Bogotá, Colombia. The song was written by the band specifically for their “Metallica By Request” tour. Last week, Metallica released the “Garage Demo” version of […]

Listen to Every “Yeah!” that Metallica’ s James Hetfield Ever Recorded

Listen to Every “Yeah!” that Metallica’ s James Hetfield Ever Recorded

In what is clearly a brilliant move, Kevin Conklin of Conklin Radio has compiled every “Yeah!” that Metallica’s James Hetfield has ever recorded. Should you listen? The obvious answer: Yeah!

Metallica Release “Garage Demo” Version of New Song, “Lords of Summer”

Metallica Release “Garage Demo” Version of New Song, “Lords of Summer”

Earlier this week Metallica premiered a new song, “Lords of Summer,” live at a show in Colombia. Now the band has posted the “garage demo” version of the song on their YouTube channel. Check it out below and let us know what you think!