8 Rock Albums That Had Hard Acts To Follow

Aerosmith’s Rocks was released 42 years ago today (May 3), and in its own right, it’s a classic album, but it certainly had a lot to live up to considering it was released a little over a year after Toys in the Attic.  

March 3, 1986: Metallica Release 'Master of Puppets'

Metallica's Master Of Puppets may turn 32 years old today (March 3), 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.

7 Must-Own Rock/Alt. Reissues of 2017

In 2017, there certainly wasn’t a shortage of great reissues and box sets up for grabs.  As we wind down 2017 and head into the New Year, here are the seven reissues/box sets from this year that we think are must-owns.

Metallica Played On...Glassware?

This is Metallica's Hardwired like you've never it before! Metallica: Hardwired (GauravGlassHarp cover w/ guitar solo) Ever wondered how a metal song would sound on Glass Harp? Metallica has always been one of the root inspirations for me to grow as a musician. Well, here it is! My most revelatory musical work till now Metallica's Hardwired to…

Metallica Streaming Upcoming Set At Benefit Gig

Can't be at the Metallica-hosted Band Together Bay Area benefit concert for victims of the recent wildfires on Thursday night (November 9)? You'll be able to catch the group's set, at least, when it's live-streamed at 8:45 p.m. EST on Metallica's Facebook page and YouTube channel.

LISTEN: Metallica Release Early Demo Version of Master of Puppets!

Ahead of the  re-issue of Metallica's iconic album Master of Puppets next month, the band has released an early demo version of the title track, recorded in a garage late in June of 1985. You can listen to that early demo version below! Read more about the forthcoming reissue here and you can pick it up for…

WATCH: Metallica On Cliff Burton

The biggest tragedy in Metallica’s history happened 31 years ago today (September 27) when bassist Cliff Burton tragically died in a bus accident while the band was on tour in Europe.  Burton was only 24.