Metallica

What is Metallica Counting Down To?

Metallica fans’ heads are spinning faster than the descending numbers on a cryptic website launched by the band. Metallica’s social media directs users to metallicaxx.com, where there’s nothing but a flickering countdown clock on a black background. The clock is set to hit zero on Thursday, and...
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Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Shows Support For Metallica's James Hetfield

Tony Iommi has J ames Hetfield ’s back. The legendary Black Sabbath guitarist is showing support for the Metallica frontman as he enters rehab. “My best out to James Hetfield,” Iommi posted on Facebook. “You’ve done the right thing seeking help - I’m thinking of you my friend and wishing you all...
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Metallica Cancels Shows as James Hetfield Returns to Rehab

Metallica has announced that their frontman James Hetfield continues to struggle with addiction, and has decided to re-enter rehab. The move has forced the band to cancel an upcoming string of tour dates in Australia and New Zealand. “As most of you probably know, our brother James has been...
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Is Metallica the Biggest Touring Act Ever?

With ten studio albums under their belts, countless world tours, and even the record for being the first artists to perform on all seven continents, it's no mistake to say that Metallica is one of the most popular bands of all time. Now data from Pollstar claims that Metallica is statistically the...
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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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Metallica Donates $279,000 to Romanian Children's Hospital

Metallica rocked Romania this week, and also left the European nation with a special gift. The heavy metal legends have donated $279,000 to help build the first pediatric oncology and radiotherapy hospital in the country. The money will go to Daruieste Viata (The Give Life Association). “The...
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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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