James Hetfield

Kirk Hammett Says He Has “A Lot of Really Kick-Ass, Great Material” For Next Metallica Album

A few years ago, news broke that Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett lost his phone that contained over 500 musical ideas before they recorded their latest album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct , meaning he found himself little to the final cut. However, in an interview with Cosmo Music , Hammett says...
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Metallica to Headline Five US Rock Festivals in 2020

Metallica fans were wondering what the mysterious countdown clock the band posted on metallicaxx.com was alluding to. Some believed it most likely had something to do with their second live symphonic film/album S&M2 . But band announced that in 2020, they will be headlining five major US music...
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That Time James Hetfield Performed 'Would' Live with Alice In Chains

The year was 2006. Ten years since Alice In Chains' final show with Layne Staley and four years since his untimely death. The previous year the band's surviving members (Jerry Cantrell, Mike Inez, Sean Kinney) had reunited to perform at a benefit concert to support the victims of the deathly...
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Tony Iommi Sends Message of Support to James Hetfield

Following Metallica's announcement that they had to cancel some of their dates in Australia and New Zealand so that James Hetfield could enter rehab, fans and artists from all over the world have been giving lots of love and support to the frontman. Among them is Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi...
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Metallica Announces Theatrical Release Date for "Metallica: S&M²"

In 1999, Metallica released S&M , a one-of-a-kind live album in which the band, along with the San Francisco Symphony, performed their 20 songs from their catalogue along with an instrumental cover of "The Ecstasy of Gold" by film composer Ennio Morricone. In celebration of S&M 's 20th...
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Metallica Announces 2020 Tour Dates with Greta Van Fleet

As Metallica continues to dominate on their WorldWired tour, the band has announced a handful of dates for the 2020 leg of their tour with rising millennial rockers, Greta Van Fleet. In April 2020, we are bringing the #WorldWired full-on stadium experience to South America for six headlining shows...
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James Hetfield Calls Vancouver Woman Who Played Metallica To Fend Off Cougar Attack

A Vancouver woman recently made headlines after she used an unconventional to fend off a potential cougar attack. Denise Gallant says she was being followed by prowling cougar while out on a hike. After shouting and attempting to make herself appear bigger failed, she managed to scare the predator...
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10 Incredible James Hetfield Moments

Today (August 3rd) is James Hetfield 's birthday, and we wanted to celebrate the man who has helped forge Metallica , as well as the future for so many other rock and metal bands by sharing some of our favorite Hetfield moments. With a musical career of over 30 years, it's hard to widdle it down to...
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Woman Plays Metallica To Prevent Possible Cougar Attack

Nature can be just can cruel and ruthless as it is mystifying and beautiful. Introduce some heavy metal music into the wild, and you may come up with some interesting results. Because according to a report by Kelowna Now , a Vancouver woman credits the music by Metallica in saving her life from a...
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35 Years Ago, Metallica Strikes Twice With 'Ride The Lightning'

After Metallica released Kill 'Em All July 25th, 1983, they set the bar high not only for themselves, but for their colleagues as well. With bands like Slayer , Anthrax and Exodus hot on their tails with new albums of their own, Metallica took the next step forward to stay ahead of the competition...
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