James Hetfield

'Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe's Hilariously Embarrassing Metallica Story

Mike Rowe from the television show "Dirty Jobs" is a very down-to-earth guy who is relatable to every working-class person out there. He has his strengths and flaws like the rest of us. But in a recent post to his Facebook page, Mike Rowe tells the tale of how he completely sabotaged his recent...
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Metallica's 'Master Of Puppets' Selected For Preservation By The U.S. Library Of Congress

Every year the U.S. Library of Congress selects 25 recordings that are deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" that are at least 10 years old in order to be preserved. The librarian, who is advised by the National Recording Preservation Board, has selected over 450 recordings...
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Metallica Named 2016 Record Store Day Ambassadors

Every year on "Record Store Day" marks the day of celebration where music fans are reminded the importance of independently-owned record stores and how they played a role in the success of some of the world's biggest rock bands. This year, on April 16th, the role of the holiday's ambassadors go to...
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Metallica Wishes Fans 'Happy Holidayz' With Album Preview

With Christmas only days away, the guys in Metallica felt like spreading a little Christmas cheer. With the help of his cat Tabs , frontman James Hetfield gives Metallica fans a special sneak preview of some of the music that they have recorded for their upcoming album due out in 2016. In the video...
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Metallica Gives Fans Recording Preview

Usually the members of Metallica tend to be very protective of their music. But in a newly released greeting video on the band's website, drummer Lars Ulrich leads registered fans on a four-minute preview of the band's upcoming album. Located at the band's headquarters in San Rafael, CA, Lars takes...
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Metallica's Kirk Hammett Confirms New Material, Wants To Make A Horror Movie

In a new interview with About.com , Metallica 's lead-guitarist Kirk Hammett confirmed the news that many fans have been waiting to hear: yes the band is recording a new album. A few weeks ago James Hetfield mentioned that the band had been recording some new material. Now considering that both...
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Metallica Working On New Album

Since their release of Death Magnetic in 2008, Metallica has been busy sorting through potential songs that they want featured on their next upcoming album. Frontman James Hetfield breaks down how detailed they make their songs to the guitars they choose. "I tell ya, we're recording right now, and...
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Metallica Has A Beer Truck

Metallica has formed a joint venture with Labatt in the production of a limited-release of a Metallica-themed Budweiser beer. This past Wednesday (Sept. 16th) a Metallica tanker truck filled with Budweiser parked in front of the Centre Videotron in Quebec before their show. The brew will be...
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24 Years Ago: Metallica Releases 'The Black Album'

In what may have been one of the biggest-selling albums of all time, Metallica 's self-titled disc (aka 'The Black Album') marked a major turning point for the band long before it was even released on August 12th, 1991. It marked the time when the band showed interest in producing music beyond pure...
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James Hetfield on The Hill-Man Morning Show

James Hetfield was on the Hill-Man Morning Show yesterday. Take a listen here in case you missed it.
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