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Jason Momoa Wants Metallica Bassist To Teach Him Some Skills

Jason Momoa wants Metallica's Robert Trujillo to teach him "how to play bass".The 'Game of Thrones' star - who is a keen bass player - is a huge fan of the 'Enter Sandman' rockers and...

Lars Ulrich Gets Chills Over First Metallica Show

Lars Ulrich still gets chills thinking about his first Metallica gig.The 57-year-old drummer - who made his debut on stage as a founding member of the 'Enter Sandman' rockers in 1982 - has reflected on...

Miley Cyrus' Metallica Covers Album Features Sir Elton John And Chad Smith

Miley Cyrus has Sir Elton John on her Metallica covers album.The 'Midnight Sky' hitmaker has revealed the 'Crocodile Rock' hitmaker tinkles the ivories on her rendition of the heavy metal titan's 1991 classic 'Nothing Else...

Metallica Won't Stop Making Records

Metallica always want to make the "best record" they've ever produced.The heavy metal group - who formed in 1981 - can't imagine ever giving up making music because they love the "creative process" and always...

Are You An Elitist? 10 Annoying Reasons You Might Be Guilty Of Musical Snobbery

We live in a world where accessing any kind of music is at its most simple, which means that underground artists and indie labels can be appreciated by more and more people with the click...

Metallica Have Done Some 'Pretty Serious Writing' Amid The Pandemic

Metallica have thrown themselves into some "pretty serious writing" amid the coronavirus pandemic.Drummer Lars Ulrich has admitted instead of getting depressed by the state of the world, he and his bandmates - James Hetfield, Robert...

Lars Ulrich Doesn't Expect Full-scale Arena Gigs To Return Until 'A Year At The Earliest'

Lars Ulrich doesn't anticipate full-scale arena gigs returning until "a year at the earliest".The Metallica drummer believes it will be a little while yet before thousands of gig-goers can fill music venues, due to the...

Metallica's New Album Is Shaping Up To Be 'More Collaborative'

Metallica's new album is shaping up to be a "more collaborative" effort.The heavy metal titan's bassist Robert Trujillo has spoken of his joy of working together more with all of his bandmates - James Hetfield,...

Music World Pays Tribute To Late Eddie Van Halen

Mötley Crüe and Metallica have led the tributes to Eddie Van Halen.The Van Halen frontman passed away on Tuesday (06.10.20) following a “long and arduous battle” with tongue cancer, his 29-year-old son Wolfgang Van Halen...

Lars Ulrich Doesn't Listen To Metallica

Lars Ulrich doesn't like listening to Metallica's own music.The heavy metal drummer admitted he doesn't delve into the 'Enter Sandman' band's back catalogue because he ends up overanalysing the technical side of the recordings.He told...

Metallica Would've Worked With Lou Reed Again

Metallica had contemplated working with Lou Reed again before his untimely death.Drummer Lars Ulrich, 56, has revealed the 'Enter Sandman' rockers were interested in hitting the studio again with the late Velvet Underground legend -...

Metallica Hail Lady Gaga A 'Fearless Artist'

Metallica have described Lady Gaga as a ''fearless artist''.The heavy metal legends - comprising James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich - joined forces with the 'Sour Candy' singer for a performance of...

Metallica Having 'Fun' Making Album In Lockdown

Robert Trujillo says Metallica are having ''fun'' coming up with new ideas for their next record.The heavy metal legends' bassist has admitted it's been easier to work on new music remotely via Zoom during the...

Metallica Working On New Album Ideas Over Zoom

Metallica have started working on their next album over Zoom in lockdown.In April, drummer Lars Ulrich said there was a ''very good chance'' the heavy metal legends could make a quarantine album.He revealed he and...

Alice Cooper Hails Metallica For Being A 'Threat' And Having Hits

Alice Cooper has hailed Metallica for paving the way for angry metal bands.The 'Poison' rocker has heaped praise on the Grammy-winning metal legends - comprising of James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo, Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich...

Lars Ulrich Hints At Metallica Quarantine Album

Metallica's Lars Ulrich says there is a ''very good chance'' the band could make a quarantine album.The heavy metal group's drummer has revealed he and his bandmates - James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett...

Metallica Extend Their Worldwired Dates Into Summer 2019

Metallica are truly spoiling their fans having announced yet another series of stadium and arena dates set for next Spring, as they look forward to entering a fourth year of their WorldWired Tour. It will...

Music News Round-up: New Tenacious D, Thom Yorke Listening Parties And Bands F.c. Launch

TENACIOUS D ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM + ANIMATED SERIES Comedy music duo Tenacious D have announced their grand return to music after six years away. Comprising comedian Jack Black and bandmate Kyle Gass, Tenacious D’s new...

Music News Round-up: New Muse, Razorlight And Cliff Richard Albums, And Metallica Whiskey

MUSE UNVEIL EIGHTH STUDIO ALBUM British rock giants Muse have revealed the title of their new, eighth studio album, as well as its release date. Simulation Theory is set to come out on November 9th,...

Metallica Honoured With Sweden's Polar Music Prize

Metallica are set to receive the music industry's answer to the Nobel Prize this Spring; that is, the coveted Polar Music Prize. The award includes a monetary prize, which they are planning on donating to...

Metallica's Manchester Tribute

Metallica performed Oasis 'Don't Look Back in Anger' in Manchester at the weekend.The song has become an unofficial anthem for the North West England city since Manchester Arena was rocked by a terrorist attack after...

Metallica Light Up 'The Late Show' With 'Now That We're Dead'

Metallica hit 'The Late Show' this week for a live performance with a song from their latest album 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct', which they are currently promoting on a massive worldwide tour. 'Now That We're Dead'...

Korn Recruit Metallica Bassist's 12 Year Old Son For South American Tour

Korn have announced that they have recruited a 12 year old bass player for their upcoming South American tour, in the shape of Tye Trujillo, the son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo.The youngster is a...

Metallica Are Getting Europe Wired Over New Tour Dates

With Spring and Summer 2017 set up for their extensive North American dates, Metallica have finally announced the schedule for the European leg of their WorldWired Tour which will take them into 2018. Also, they...

Metallica To Takeover America In The Coming Months For Worldwired

Metallica are heading to North America for the next leg of their WorldWired Tour, marking their first major US comeback in eight years. They'll be setting out in Spring, and the name of the tour...

Young Drummer Thrills Metallica With Flawless 'Atlas, Rise!' Cover

Metallica sure have some talented young fans out there. They recently put out a request to all their social media followers to send them their own cover versions of songs from their tenth studio album...

James Hetfield: Adele 'Blows My Mind'

Metallica's James Hetfield says Adele ''blows his mind''.The 'Nothing Else Matters' hitmaker has gushed about the 'Hello' singer's ''unbelievable'' live shows and praised her ''candour and coolness'' up on stage.He told BBC Radio 6 Music:...

This Is What Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' Sounds Like On Classroom Instruments

Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' is super fun to try and play on any instrument, but nothing compares to watching James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich try and re-create it with The Roots on only classroom instruments. Alas,...

Metallica Are Finally Set To Return With A New Album 'Hardwired... To Self-destruct'

Metallica announced yesterday (August 18th 2016) that they will be releasing their long-awaited new album 'Hardwired... To Self-Destruct' this Fall, and have now unveiled the very first track from the new collection. It's been eight...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Had To Pretend To Be Metallica At Airport Customs

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea was stopped at customs and forced to sign Metallica merchandise after a mix-up at an airport in Belarus over the weekend. Despite the fact that he tried to insist...

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