Now we know why Brian Johnson has posted photos of himself with various rock stars over the past few months -- he was teasing a new TV series.
Cliff Burton‘s father has been quietly donating the royalty checks he receives to a scholarship at his son’s old high school.
A label claims that Metallica ripped off a song from its catalog for "Moth Into Flame" from Hardwired...to Self Destruct.
Metallica kicked off the North American leg of its WorldWired tour tonight in Baltimore, performing an 18-song set in front of a stage dominated by five massive video screens.
Metallica will be launching pop-up stores across North America in conjunction with the upcoming stadium tour in support of their new album, Hardwired…to Self-Destruct. The first shop will open Friday, May 12, in New York City.
Other cities hosting Metallica pop-up stores include St. Louis, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco. For more info, visit Metallica.com.
Metallica’s North American tour kicks off May 10 in Baltimore. The metal legends will be offering a preview of the tour by live-streaming their rehearsal online starting Tuesday, May 9, at 9 p.m. ET.
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Prior to the release of their new album Hardwired…to Self-Destruct, Metallica played a batch of very intimate shows, including one at Webster Hall in New York City.
Metallica will once again team up with the San Francisco Giants for a night at the ballpark.
Metallica will play this year’s Grammy Awards show with Lady Gaga, three years after their surprise turn on the same show with a classical pianist. Gaga announced the collaboration on Twitter just days after a celebrated halftime performance at Super Bowl 51.
Metallica will be the musical guests on the Monday, May 15th episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on CBS-TV, reports Blabbermouth.
The band said in a statement, "We're psyched to be back on the East Coast kicking off the North American leg of the 'WorldWired' tour and what better way to spend a day off than making a visit to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert? We'll be hitting the stage at the iconic Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City on Monday, May 15th and we hope you'll stay up late and tune in!"
The Late Show With Stephen Colbert airs on CBS at 11:35 p.m. ET. Check your local listings.
This will not be the first time that Metallica has appeared on a talk show hosted by Stephen Colbert. The band previously sat for an interview and performed on Comedy Central's The Colbert Report in September 2013.
Metallica's "Now That We're Live" live rehearsal special from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore streamed on Facebook Live on Tuesday night (May 9th). The webcast featured the band performing four new songs from the Hardwired...To Self-Destruct album, while also previewing the band's new stage production.
The special aired on the eve of Metallica's first full-length North American tour in seven years, which kicks off Wednesday night (March 10th) in Baltimore.
Lead guitarist Kirk Hammett told us not long ago that Metallica was looking forward to touring the U.S. again: "We're very excited about it because it's been a long, long time since we've done a proper American tour. I mean, we've done European tours, Asian tours, South American tours, but we have not done a proper American tour as of late. So we're very, very excited about it, and we're very excited to be able to do it bringing new material to all our fans out there.”
The tour will hit stadiums in 25 cities before winding down in mid-August. Support on the quartet's first North American trek since 2009 will come from Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat and Gojira.
Sammy Hagar'sRock and Roll Road Trip series returns for the start of its second season on AXS-TV at 9 pm ET Sunday. First up is an episode withJames Hetfield ofMetallica.
Metallica is a day away from launching its North American WorldWired stadium tour, and the hard-rock legends will be giving you a sneak peek of what they’re bringing on the road with a live rehearsal special, which will stream online tonight via Facebook live.
Lars Ulrich of Metallica has said he was OK