To Live is to Die – Cliff Burton Remembered


Sometimes musicians are just too damn good for the Earth to safely contain the hefty magnitude of their greatness, and thus they must be taken from us abruptly and before their time. Such was the case with original Metallica bassist Cliff Burton, who died 26 years ago yesterday (September 27th), following a fateful swapping of tour [...]

Metallica Preparing to Record New Material


Four years since their last album, Death Magnetic, metal giants Metallica have confirmed that they are working on new material. No, that horrendous Lou Reed collaboration didn’t happen; you were in a nightmare – a whiny, pretentious nightmare. In talks with Metal Hammer, drummer Lars Ulrich announced that the band has a selection of riff-tacular jams to pull from: [...]

Listen: The Offspring – “Days Go By”


In support of their forthcoming release, The Offspring have released “Days Go By” for their similarly-titled record. Days Go By was produced by Bob Rock, who has also produced acts such as Michael Bublé, Metallica and Mötley Crüe. The album is set to drop June 26th and will be their ninth release. Check out the [...]

2012 Outside Lands Music Festival Lineup announced


The lineup for the fifth annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival has been announced.  Performers include Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Jack White, Foo Fighters, Beck, Skrillex and many many more. The world’s only gourmet music festival will once again take place in San Francisco’s historic Golden Gate Park August 10 [...]

Metallica Taps Nimród Antal to Direct Upcoming 3D Movie


Earlier this year, Metallica announced that a 3D movie featuring the band was in the works. Now it’s been revealed that Metallica has snagged award-winning director Nimród Antal to direct the upcoming Metallica 3D feature film project.  Charlotte Huggins (Journey to the Center of the Earth) will produce. Antal made the following statement about the [...]

Metallica Announces Orion Music Festival


Metallica has staged their own music festival which will include performances by Arctic Monkeys, Avenged Sevenfold, Modest Mouse, The Gaslight Anthem, Cage The Elephant, Fucked Up, Best Coast and many more.

Metallica Confirms 3D Film In the Works


Just when you though Disney had the patent on 3D movies, Metallica decides make one of their own. The metal icons confirmed the news earlier today with an statement via their official website: “Happy New Year!!! As you know, we generally make it a policy not to comment on gossip or rumors, but we also [...]

Metallica to Release “Beyond Magnetic” CD Worldwide on January 31st

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Metallica has announced that they will release their current digital EP, “Beyond Magnetic”, on CD worldwide at retail on January 30th and on January 31st in North America. The EP, released via all digital retailers on December 13th, features four tracks recorded during the sessions for 2008′s 2x-platinum Death Magnetic. The tracks were released last [...]