WATCH: METALLICA’S JAMES HETFIELD and KIRK HAMMETT PERFORM THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AT NBA FINALS

Last night, Metallica‘s guitar duo of James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett rocked the National Anthem in front of a sold-out Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA at Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The dual-guitar rendition can be streamed in the video above. Metallica released following statement prior to the performance: “We’re incredibly lucky to have … Continue reading

METALLICA SET TO HEADLINE THE 2015 X GAMES

Metallica have announced that they will be headlining the 2015 X Games in Austin, TX. The heavy metal titans will play the Super Stage on June 6. Metallica with skateboarding icon Tony Hawk to make the announcement on video. It only makes sense that people who grew up on Metallica are wanting to … Continue reading

STONE SOUR RELEASE COVER OF METALLICA’S “CREEPING DEATH”

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Heavy metal juggernaut Stone Sour have released their version of Metallica‘s classic track “Creeping Death.” Over the last several months, Stone Sour have been at Room 237 in Burbank, CA sporadically working on songs for a covers album. It will be the first Stone Sour record to feature new guitarist Christian Martucci who joined the band … Continue reading

METALLICA PERFORM “HIT THE LIGHTS” ON FIRST NIGHT OF ‘CRAIG FERGUSON’ RESIDENCY

Last night, Metallica kicked off their week-long residency on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson with a special performance of “Hit The Lights”. The band are helping Ferguson celebrate his final season of the CBS series. The band issued a collective statement, saying, “We’re excited to celebrate Craig Ferguson’s final season on CBS as he has personally … Continue reading

MUSE, METALLICA, KISS SET TO HEADLINE FESTIWALU ROCK IN VIENNA 2015

This year isn’t even over, yet the 2015 festival plans are already rolling out. This week, America’s World’s Loudest Month festival dates were announced for next year. Now, the 2015 Rock In Vienna Festival has confirmed headliners Muse, Metallica, and KISS. Other featured acts include Limp Bizkit, Body Count feat. Ice-T, Incubus, Faith No More, Testament, and Arcane … Continue reading

NINE INCH NAILS, GREEN DAY, THE SMITHS, JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS, and MORE NOMINATED FOR ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

Today, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released it’s list of nominees for the 2015 Class of Inductees. Featured nominees this year include Nine Inch Nails, Green Day, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, The Smiths, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Lou Reed, and Sting. Other nominees this year include N.W.A., Kraftwerk, Chic, Bill Withers, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The … Continue reading