Before any band achieves that breakthrough, there must always be that defining moment of growth, and for Metallica, that growth came 34 years ago with the release of their sophomore effort Ride The Lightning.
Metallica will be receiving the Polar Music Prize today (June 14), which is Sweden’s highest music honor. That considering, we thought we’d look back on another big honor the band earned in their remarkable career.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.