Lars Ulrich

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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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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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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Metallica To Release ABC Children's Book

There's good parenting, and then there's great parenting. Written by the members of Metallica and Howie Abrams (The Merciless Book of Metal Lists, Hip-Hop Alphabet), and illustrations by Michael "Kaves" McLeer, the book uses rhymes and illustrations to teach the next generation of rockers their ABC...
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Metallica and Guns N' Roses Among Forbes' Highest Paid Celebrities of 2019

Have you ever wondered what it is like to make so much money that you don't know what to do with it? Then you may want to ask some one of the 100 people on Forbes Highest-Paid Celebrities list. While many pop culture icons like Taylor Swift, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and LeBron James topped the...
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Watch Metallica Get Drenched While Performing "Master of Puppets"

During their concert in Manchester, England, Metallica withstood a torrential downpour of rain. But getting a little wet wasn't enough to deter the band, nor the fans, from enjoying a night filled with rock. The band shared a pro-shot video of themselves getting soaked while performing "Master of...
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That Time Lars Ulrich Appeared on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire"

Normally when we think of celebrities known for their intelligence, people like Elon Musk and Neil deGrasse Tyson come to mind. But there was a time when the hottest game show on television was Who Wants To Be A Millionare? and all of the contestants were musicians from multiple genres raising...
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Watch Metallica Perform The National Anthem at San Francisco Giants Game

April 26th has become a day for celebration as the San Francisco Giants celebrate the 7th annual "Metallica Day" at Oracle Park where both James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett perform the "Star-Spangled Banner" on guitar and Lars Ulrich throws out the ceremonial first pitch. With all four members of...
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