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Jason Newsted Is Financially Secure With Or Without Metallica's 'Black Album'

Metallica 's self-titled 1991 album, Metallica , or commonly known as "The Black Album", has gone down not only as the band's best-selling album, but also as one of the best-selling rock/metal albums of all time. Since its 1991 debut, "The Black Album" has sold over 16 million units in the US and...
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Metallica Offers To Replace Gear Stolen From Tribute Band

Metallica tribute band Blistered Earth made the news recently when they discovered all of their instruments and gear were stolen out of their trailer after playing a gig on April 22nd, 2017 at the Rock Hard PDX in Portland, Oregon. The band posted about the theft on their Facebook page, and soon...
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Kirk Hammett Comments On Metallica Possibly Working With Lady Gaga Again

Despite the technical mishap that occurred during their performance at the 59th Grammy Awards , Metallica fans seem eager to see another collaboration with pop singer Lady Gaga . Drummer Lars Ulrich told Chilean newspaper La Tercera that as much fun as it was performing with her, they probably won'...
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Metallica's James Hetfield Goes Shirtless In Celebration Of Iggy Pop's 70th Birthday

Even at the age of 70 years old, punk rock icon Iggy Pop lives like there is no tomorrow. That, and there is no age where you should be ashamed to take off your shirt. Which is why, in celebration of this milestone, James Hetfield recorded a short video message wishing Iggy a happy birthday, and of...
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That Time Metallica's Robert Trujillo Schooled Kirk Hammett On The Guitar

Everybody knows that Kirk Hammett is a masterful and technical guitarist. Look to him to dish out well-crafted guitar solos at the drop of a dime. Then we have Metallica 's bassist Robert Trujillo , a one-man powerhouse that produces thunderous bass lines using only his fingertips. No picks for...
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Sammy Hagar & James Hetfield Announce Star-Studded Lineup For 4th Annual 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Concert

For the fourth year in a row, Sammy Hagar 's 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' concert has risen to be one of the top benefit shows that every music lover is aching to attend. Attracting some of the biggest names in rock n' roll, the Acoustic-4-A-Cure concert has hosted special performances by John Mayer ,...
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Metallica Fans Can Preview Upcoming James Hetfield Biography

As the co-founder of one of the biggest bands in the world, James Hetfield has been playing, recording and touring with Metallica for the last thirty years. Soon fans will be able to read all about the frontman's life story in the upcoming book "So Let It Be Written: The Biography Of Metallica's...
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Metallica's 'Master Of Puppets' Turns 31

I might seem just like yesterday, as of today (March 3rd, 2017), Metallica 's iconic album, Master Of Puppets , is turning 31 years old. Praised by fans and musicians alike, the album isn't just a masterwork by the band, but for the entire metal genre. Over the span of eight songs, Master Of...
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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Metallica?

Metallica , one of the biggest and most influential bands in the world. They've played around the world on all seven continents and they've put ten studio albums under their belt. Is there anything else Metallica hasn't done? You tell us! Take our quiz below and let's see if you are a "One" true...
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Get A Fistful Of Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Metallica's 'Halo On Fire' Video

Frequently hailed as the fan-favorite song off of their new album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct , Metallica recently released the behind-the-scenes footage for the "Halo On Fire" video, which was directed by high-art photographers Herring and Herring , who are also responsible for the cover art for...
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