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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich: I’m Convinced That 90 Percent of the New Album Is Written
Though Metallica's next album seems to be a long way off, drummer Lars Ulrich has revealed that in his eyes, the album is 90-percent written.
Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Responds To Criticism From Mogwai: ‘Huh? What? Who Are You?’
Lars Ulrich responds to protest to get Metallica kicked off 2014 Glastonbury Festival + criticism from Mogwai.
Lars Ulrich Responds to Bruce Dickinson’s Claim That Iron Maiden Are Better Than Metallica
Is Iron Maiden better than Metallica? Bruce Dickinson certainly thinks so. Now, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has responded to Dickinson's boasting.
Metallica’s ‘Black Album’ Sets New Sales Record, Band Plays ‘Frayed Ends of Sanity’ for Fi…
The 'Black Album' has become the first album in SoundScan history to surpass 16 million copies sold + Metallica played 'Frayed Ends of Sanity' live in Finland.
KISS Legend Ace Frehley Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’ – Part 1
This newest edition of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' segment was so good, we had to split it into two parts! Iconic KISS legend Ace Frehley stopped by our studios to appear in our popular series, actually clearing up a great deal of untrue information.
Metallica Cover Beatles, Deep Purple + More at MusiCares Tribute To Ozzy Osbourne
Last night (May 12), the 10th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert was held at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Black Sabbath legend Ozzy Osbourne and Village Studios owner / CEO Jeff Greenberg were the night's honorees, but Metallica were also an important part of the show, performing a four-so…
Kirk Hammett: Metallica Plan to ‘Buckle Down’ and Create New Album in September
We've got a big update on Metallica's next album. In a new interview, guitarist Kirk Hammett shared that this September, the thrash legends will "buckle down" and begin cranking out a brand new record.
Metallica Unleash Epic Ronnie James Dio Medley ‘Ronnie Rising’
Metallica have their share of naysayers, but after hearing the band's new Ronnie James Dio tribute medley, 'Ronnie Rising,' we have a feeling the lips of those naysayers will be sewn shut. The nine-minute song is masterfully put together, combining the iconic tracks 'A Light in t…
Metallica Fans Vote Two New Songs Into Band’s Signature Pinball Machines
You may have heard about Metallica's own signature pinball machine, and if you're lucky, you may have even manned the flippers on one. Either way, the developers of Metallica Pinball recently polled fans to vote two new songs into the game, with 'Ride the Lightning' and 'Bla…
Lars Ulrich: ‘Lords of Summer’ Is Representative of Metallica’s Current Creative Headspace
Last night (March 16) in Bogota, Colombia, Metallica debuted 'The Lords of Summer,' a new song from the thrash legends. Now that we've heard the song, fans are beginning to ponder how 'The Lords of Summer' will fit into Metallica's next album. Now, drummer Lars Ulrich&n…
Metallica To Debut New Song at March 16 Show
Metallica fans, we've got some very good news to report. The legendary thrash band will debut their first brand-new song in quite a long time.
Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We’re Just a Little Thrash Band From San Francisco’
Kirk Hammett may play guitar for metal's most successful band, but the Metallica shredder remains humble to this day. In a new interview with Hammett, the guitarist puts Metallica's success into perspective while claiming that the titans are "just a little thrash band from San Fra…