Jeepers Creepers! Colossal Skeleton Goes Viral Cruisin’ the Streets (VIDEO)
Do you know how to tell it's officially fall? When you see a gigantic skeleton bustin' out of a parking lot in a Jeep. It's safe to say that fall is here and the spooky season is upon us. We know that because a giant skeleton decoration was just seen sitting in a Jeep pulling out of a Wegmans parking lot. And when we say giant, we mean GIANT.
Is Metallica Christian? – We Explore the Often Searched Question on Metallica + Faith
Two of the most searched-for questions about Metallica on Google might be a surprise to some fans: "Is Metallica Christian?" and "Is Metallica anti-Christian?" There's no denying that some type of faith has been a major influence on James Hetfield and his songwriting over the last four decades, but what is it about Metallica that leads people to search for questions about the thrash metal legends and Christianity?
See Rare Photos From Metallica’s ‘St. Anger’ 20th Anniversary ‘Black Box’ Virtual Museum
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of their St. Anger album, Metallica have opened a new wing of their virtual museum, dubbed the Black Box. It showcases rare photos, offering some behind-the-scenes glimpses at this historic time in the band's history. St. Anger was released on June 5, 2003 and...
Metallica Reschedule Concert After James Hetfield Tests Positive For COVID
Following a shorter-than-normal set in Glendale, Ariz., on Friday night (Sept. 1), Metallica have announced that James Hetfield has tested positive for COVID-19. Because of this, they have rescheduled Sunday night's concert—what would have been the second show in their M72 No Repeat Weekend in Glendale—to Saturday, Sept. 9.
Metallica Fans Offered ‘Snake Pit’ Passes at Show, Have Hilarious Reactions
The "Snake Pit" is one of the most coveted sections of Metallica's M72 world tour to get tickets for, but they're also the priciest. Some random fans at one of their recent shows were offered passes for the pit, and they had hilarious reactions. Metallica uploaded a Reel on their...
Metallica Just Beat Taylor Swift for Los Angeles SoFi Stadium Attendance Record
While Taylor Swift has the hottest ticket going in the music world right now, there is now another act that currently holds the attendance record for Los Angeles' SoFi Stadium. That would be Metallica, who drew approximately 78,000 fans to each of their SoFi concerts over the weekend, as reported by the Los Angeles Times.
How Corey Taylor Came to Enjoy + Appreciate Metallica’s ‘St. Anger’
Corey Taylor thinks Metallica's St. Anger has "some good grooves on it" that are "underappreciated,' including the album's title track. But how did the Slipknot singer come to appreciate and defend the oft-reviled 2003 album, the frequently heated making of which was documented in Metallica's Some Kind of Monster?. He...
Kirk Hammett Reveals the Hardest Thing About Being in Metallica With James Hetfield (And Why It’s a Good Thing)
In an extensive interview with multi-instrumentalist, producer and teacher Rick Beato, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett revealed what the hardest thing about being in a band with James Hetfield is... and why it's actually a good thing!. The conversation is incredibly wide ranging and a must-watch for all diehard Hammett fans...
How Metallica Preached Forgiveness on ‘The Day That Never Comes’
On Aug. 21, 2008, Metallica released “The Day That Never Comes,” the lead single from their ninth album, Death Magnetic. The song found the band revitalized. St. Anger, the group’s previous LP, was Metallica’s final effort with longtime producer Bob Rock and their first release following the departure of bassist Jason Newsted. It was met with mixed reviews, with many wondering if the metal giants had finally lost their edge.
Charlie Benante Names the Metallica Song He’d Love to Play With the Band
Last Friday (Aug. 18), Pantera (and Mammoth WVH) opened for Metallica at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas (as part of Metallica’s “M72 World Tour"). The same day, drummer Charlie Benante humbly took to social media to share some pictures of him sitting behind Lars Ulrich’s drumkit, and in doing so, he revealed which Metallica song he’d love to play with his fellow thrash icons.
Lars Ulrich Describes What Makes a Good Opening Song for Concerts
Metallica have been playing two shows in every city throughout 2023, and at each stop of their North American leg so far, they've opened with "Creeping Death" one night and "Whiplash" the next. During a new interview with The New York Times, Lars Ulrich described what makes a good opening song for concerts.
Dave Lombardo – ‘I Admonish the People Who Talk S–t’ About Lars Ulrich
While Metallica may be one of the biggest bands in the world, Lars Ulrich's drumming style has consistently been a point of scrutiny over the years. But the Metallica stickman has another fan in a thrash metal brother, former Slayer and current Empire State Bastard drummer Dave Lombardo. Lombardo, who...
Is Barbie’s Ken a Metallica Stan? New Doll Comes With Metallica-Styled ‘Ken’ Belt Bag
If you've seen the Barbie movie, you may have caught a subtle nod to one of metal's biggest bands in Ken's wardrobe. While embracing his full patriarchy maleness, Ken dons a rather noticeable belt with his name "KEN" spelled out in a lightning-esque silver font against a black backdrop similar to that of Metallica. And now, with the movie doing big box office numbers, the merchandising of a new Ken doll is replicating that look.
Brendon Small Reveals Which Metallica Release Directly Inspired ‘Metalocalypse’
If you’re reading this, you probably love Metallica and/or Metalocalypse and realize that the iconic thrash quartet influenced the iconic cartoon series (and its central band, Dethklok) to some degree. However, in a recent interview with co-creator Brendon Small, he revealed that Metallica: Some Kind of Monster – the 2004 documentary about the making of 2003’s mostly maligned St. Anger – overtly paved the way for his animated show.
How Metallica Sorted Through Kirk Hammett’s 700 Riffs for ’72 Seasons’
It's well known that Metallica have a meticulous process for constructing songs, but where does one even begin when Kirk Hammett submits 700 riffs for what would become 72 Seasons?. It's a staggering amount of musical ideas to sift through, but this type of volume is nothing new for Hammett....
AI James Hetfield Sounds MENACING Singing Slayer’s ‘Raining Blood’
What would it sounds like if Metallica's James Hetfield sang Slayer's crushing hit "Raining Blood?" AI (artificial intelligence) once again holds the answer to such a question — it sounds menacing!. As much as we'd all like to cry foul at AI, like most things in life, us humans...
Setlist, Photos + Video – Metallica Unleash Scorching Live Debut During North American Tour Kickoff
This past Friday (Aug. 4), Metallica launched the North American leg of their “M72 World Tour” – in support of this year’s 72 Seasons – at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Aside from Pantera and Mammoth WVH’s opening sets, highlights included the debut of another standout piece from the quartet’s latest LP and Kirk Hammett once again botching the opening of a Metallica classic.
Every Artist That’s Opened for Metallica Over the Last 10 Years
Metallica have quite the list of artists supporting them throughout their M72 World tour, which has dates scheduled as far out as September of 2024. They've also had a lot of artists support them over the last 10 years, so we wanted to look back and see everyone who's opened for the legends within that time frame.
Metallica Albums Ranked
Metallica are by far the most commercially successful of any of the 'Big 4' thrash bands, and are in fact one of the most successful bands in metal or any other genre. Their lineup has also been pretty stable with James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich there from the beginning and Kirk Hammett on board since the recording of their debut album Kill ‘Em All.
Disturbed’s David Draiman Names His Top 3 Metallica Songs
Picking a single Metallica song as your favorite is a pretty daunting task, so narrowing it down to three may make things a bit easier. Disturbed's David Draiman took on the challenge after wishing James Hetfield a happy birthday on social media. "Happy birthday to one of my idols," Draiman...
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