Before any band achieves that breakthrough, there must always be that defining moment of growth, and for Metallica, that growth came 33 years ago with the release of their sophomore effort Ride The Lightning.
Well I got to experience my first BIG show as the WRIF rock girl yesterday and Metallica was the perfect concert to welcome me in. I'll start by saying it was a show I'll never forget. I've never seen Metallica live, nor Avenged Sevenfold. UNFORTUNATELY I missed Volbeat which I am not the happiest about,…
The Doors, Sharon Osbourne the estate of Notorious B.I.G. have jumped all over sisters Kylie and Kendall Jenner for unauthorized use of trademark logos on a new line of music-themed shirts they're selling.
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich's Beats 1 radio show " Its Electric!" will debut on Sunday May 7th at 3pm PT with a special guest Iggy Pop! He will also be doing an encore episode on Monday May 8th at 3 am PT! He says his new show is "unfiltered, unscripted and completely all over the…
Since joining the band back in 1983, Kirk Hammett has been Metallica's go-to guy for guitar solos. But due to circumstances, his spotlight parts on the group's latest album Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, its first set of new material in eight years, were even more important to him.
As rock fans, we're conditioned by the GRAMMYs to be slightly ignored when it comes to awards, but some of rock's biggest acts received some love today (April 10) with the unveiling of the 2017 Billboard Music Awards nominations.
Buckcherry’s Josh Todd celebrates his birthday today (April 4), and one of the biggest advancements Buckcherry has made in the past few years is the launch of their own record label. Of course, they are not the first rock artist to do that. In honor of Todd’s birthday, we look at a selection of bands…
Metallica is partnering up with urban outfitters for a new line of exclusive merchandise which will include six t-shirts two hoodies and a beanie. The store also carries vinyl pressings of some of their albums. Check out more details HERE
Metallica's Master Of Puppets may turn 31 years old today (March 3rd), but unlike some albums released in and around 1986 , this one is nowhere near dated or shows any signs of age whatsoever. In the three decades that have since passed, it still sounds as aggressive as it did upon release.
The GRAMMYs are known for their infamous moments, but for rock/metal fans the world over, one of the award ceremony’s most infamous moments of them all happened February 22, 1989 when the very first GRAMMY award for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrumental was given to Jethro Tull.
By now, we’ve all seen Metallica’s performance with Lady Gaga on The GRAMMYs and the way James Hetfield kicked over his microphone after the performance, but apparently Hetfield’s rage about the audio issue didn’t stop there.
In the wake of its Grammy Awards performance with Lady Gaga on Sunday night (February 12), Metallica has announced its long-awaited North American tour in support of its latest album, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct.
Few Metallica fans are complaining about having a new album -- finally -- from the band. But some are wondering why Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, Metallica's first new album in eight years, does not include "Lords Of Summer," the new song it released in 2015.