Metallica

6 Artists Influenced by Queen Frontman Freddie Mercury

You really can be everything you want to be. For some of music's biggest stars, that's Freddie Mercury. The mark that the flamboyant Queen frontman left on the world is unmistakable, even nearly three decades after his death in 1991. While the myth surrounding the legendary singer is still...
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Metallica Shares New Trailer for 'S&M2'

In 1999, Metallica released S&M , a one-of-a-kind live album in which the band, along with the San Francisco Symphony, performed 20 songs from their catalog. There was also an instrumental cover of "The Ecstasy of Gold" by film composer Ennio Morricone . In celebration of S&M 's 20th...
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James Hetfield Calls Woman Who Used Metallica Music to Scare off Cougar

The story of a Canadian woman using Metallica music to scare off a cougar has made its way all the way back to the band. Guitarist Kirk Hammett posted an article about it on his Facebook page, and now lead singer James Hetfield has called Denise Gallant to talk about it. Gallant was walking her dog...
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Woman Uses Metallica Music to Scare Off Cougar

“I would love to contact them someday and tell James Hetfield that he saved my life,” Dee Gallant quipped. The Vancouver Island, British Columbia woman says she used Metallica music to scare off a cougar. Gallant told KelownaNow she was walking her dog in a wooded area when she felt eyes on her...
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Metallica's 'S&M2' Concert Coming to Theaters for One Night Only

Metallica is again joining forces with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra for a reprise of their famed 1999 performance . The celebration of album S&M ’s 20th anniversary sold out almost immediately, so the band is now offering a different way for fans around the world to experience the...
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See Kirk Hammett's Horror Movie Museum Exhibit

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett loves heavy riffs and scary movies, and his passions are on full display at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection features 90 items from his collection of classic horror and sci-fi movie...
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Four Metallica Jigsaw Puzzles Can Be Yours

Metallica is continuing its efforts to corner the children’s metal market. The band is making four jigsaw puzzles available for sale. Each 500 piece puzzle depicts one of the band’s first four album covers: Kill 'Em All , Ride the Lightning , Master of Puppets and ...And Justice for All . The...
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Metallica is Publishing a Children's Book

Kids need Metallica too – whether they realize it or not, and the metal legends are making sure their younger audience is served. The band is offering a crash course on its history in the form of a children’s book. The ABCs of Metallica will be published on November 26, with a portion of the...
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Kirk Hammett Says Metallica are Huge Ghost Fans in Interview With Tobias Forge

Ghost are earning the respect of just about every other rock band. After receiving huge praises from Avenged Sevenfold, the Swedish rockers are being showered in even more compliments from tourmates and overall legends Metallica . “It's our honor” guitarist Kirk Hammett said in a conversational...
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Could Aerosmith Replace Beyonce at Coachella?

Could Aerosmith replace Beyoncé at Coachella this year? How about Paul McCartney? If you think you know the answer to that question, it may be time to call Vegas to put your money where your mouth is. A popular sports betting website has put together some odds on who Beyoncé’s replacement will be...
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