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Metallica turn the US national anthem into the ultimate guitar shred—watch

This week, fans were treated to another Metallica performance of the U.S. national anthem. Ahead of the Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA game March 15, Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield gave a powerful metal performance of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Together, the musical duo transformed the classic national anthem into the ultimate guitar shred […]

Elton John and RHCP's Chad Smith join Miley Cyrus' Metallica covers album

It looks like an all-star lineup of collaborators are joining Miley Cyrus‘ upcoming Metallica covers album. This week, the former Disney star teased that her new covers album features collaborations with Elton John, Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ Chad Smith and even Yo-Yo Ma. Read more: Here’s what Eve 6’s leader has to say about their […]

These are the albums Metallica's Lars Ulrich was obsessed with this year

2020 has been a hard year for everyone but one thing that has kept a lot of people going is music, and Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich is spilling the records he’s had on repeat all year long. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Ulrich shares some of the albums he’s been revisiting throughout the pandemic. Read more: Here’s why Courtney […]

Here’s how you can own these signed Weezer and Fall Out Boy guitars

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 has been an incredibly difficult year for the live music industry. In particular, independent music venues, artists and companies are facing closures and unforeseen economic hardships. Now, Weezer and Fall Out Boy are among the artists giving back to the National Independent Talent Organization (NITO). Two signed Weezer and […]

Miley Cyrus’ love for Metallica has inspired a new covers album

Lately, Miley Cyrus has been showing off her rock side in anticipation of her forthcoming rock album. Now, it looks like she is diving deeper into her love for Metallica for this new musical era. This week, the former Disney star confirmed that she is recording a Metallica covers album. Read more: See Gwen Stefani […]

Lars Ulrich’s least favorite Metallica song may surprise you

Lars Ulrich has finally revealed which Metallica song is his least favorite and his choice may surprise you. The song is off of Metallica’s classic 1988 album …And Justice For All. Read more: MGK could have his biggest chart debut yet with ‘Tickets To My Downfall’ Ulrich recently revealed that “Sad But True” is one […]

Corey Taylor to play Slipknot, Stone Sour and ‘CMFT’ songs for virtual gig

Corey Taylor‘s highly-awaited debut solo album CMFT arrives on Oct. 2. In celebration of the album’s release, Taylor has announced a massive new arena gig that he is livestreaming exclusively for fans. For Forum Or Against ‘Em, the historic pay-per-view streaming event, Taylor has a lot in store. Not only is he playing new material […]

Here’s how that Metallica cover is inspiring Miley Cyrus’ new album

Last month, Miley Cyrus debuted her new single “Midnight Sky” which is off of her forthcoming album. Now, the former Disney star is opening up about the bands that have inspired her new music including Metallica. Read more: NOFX announce lineup for their first-ever livestream in Fat Mike’s backyard Back in 2019, Cyrus truly showed […]

Corey Taylor says Stone Sour are going on an “indefinite hiatus”

Corey Taylor has announced that Stone Sour are going on an “indefinite hiatus.” During a recent interview on The Green Room with Neil Griffiths podcast, Taylor says that the members of Stone Sour are focusing on “their own thing” for now. Read more: Carole Baskin criticizes Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” video Earlier […]

Did Slipknot accidentally confirm Tortilla Man’s identity with new merch?

For well over a year, Slipknot fans have been trying to discover the true identity of the band’s newest member “Tortilla Man.” Now, it looks like Slipknot may have just accidentally confirmed the member’s identity in their merch store. Read more: See Ashnikko’s outrageous video for female empowerment anthem “Daisy” After the band parted ways with Chris Fehn […]

Hear Tech N9ne and Kid Bookie join Corey Taylor for his debut solo single

Back in 2019, Corey Taylor unveiled his plans to release a solo album and eventually tour. Although coronavirus has potentially put a halt to his tour plans, Taylor is still following through with his music plans. Now, after much anticipation, Taylor has released his debut single “CMFT Must Be Stopped,” off of his forthcoming debut […]

Metallica drummer gives update on James Hetfield’s rehab stay

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has given an update on James Hetfield’s stay in rehab after the band canceled their planned tour for the frontman to take care of himself.  Last month, the band postponed their upcoming Australia and New Zealand tour for Hetfield to go to rehab.  Read more: ‘Hocus Pocus’ line at Hot Topic […]

Can you identify these musicians by their Funko Pop! figures?

The Funko Pop! craze has officially reached epic proportions. It’s come to the point that loyal fans are even creating their own custom figures of their favorite artists not included in the knick-knack catalog. But how accurate are these square-headed likenesses to the original characters? The only way to find out is to test your […]

Metallica's Lars Ulrich "stunned" by Miley Cyrus' Chris Cornell tribute performance

On Wednesday, January 16, Miley Cyrus performed the Temple of the Dog classic “Say Hello 2 Heaven” at Chris Cornell’s tribute concert in LA. Her take on the song really stuck with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich, who later took to Instagram to share his praise for her performance. Read more: Ariana Grande remembers Mac Miller’s birthday […]

Billy Corgan tells Lars Ulrich that metal is often "disrespected"

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan commiserated with Metallica's Lars Ulrich on the often “disrespected” state of metal music during an appearance on the drummer's radio show on Apple Music Beats 1—check it out. Read more: Halsey defends her emo upbringing As pointed out by MetalSucks—which mentioned Corgan's early-aughts alt-rock supergroup Zwan and then posted an […]

Metallica's Lars Ulrich isn't interested in drumming ability

[Photo by: Herring & Herring] Lars Ulrich's drumming technique in Metallica has long been debated among music fans—perhaps even more so than the Beatles' Ringo Starr—and now the percussionist is offering some insight into his music-making outlook, saying he's “never been very interested in ability.” Watch the video below. Read more: Metallica team with Vans […]

Metallica's Lars Ulrich recalls the band's thrash metal upbringing—watch

[Photo by: Herring & Herring] Metallica's Lars Ulrich is digging deep into the band's punk and thrash origins in a new interview clip from the upcoming documentary The Rise Of LA Thrash Metal. Watch Ulrich elucidate Metallica's genre roots below. Read more: Metallica made the top rock album of the year The Rise Of LA […]