Metallica

Metallica Donates $100,000 to California Wildfires Relief Efforts

Two major wildfires burning in California are nearly contained, according to Cal Fire officials, but there’s still work to be done and people that need help. Once again, Metallica is answering the call. The Bay Area natives and their All Within My Hands Foundation are donating $100,000 to relief...
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Metal For Your Feet: Check Out These New Metallica Socks

Metallica is upping its wardrobe game. The band that has already brought us collaborations with Billabong apparel and Nixon watches is now looking out for our feet. Metallica is working with Stance on a line of socks that screams metal. There are several different styles including designs based on...
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Why a Former Thin Lizzy Guitarist Has Been Mad at Metallica For 20 Years

Former Thin Lizzy guitarist Eric Bell has a beef with Metallica that goes back two decades. The 72-year-old says the band didn’t pay him for performing with them in Dublin. Metallica and Thin Lizzy had both recorded notable covers of the Irish folklore song “Whiskey in the Jar.” Metallica won a...
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Metallica's Lars Ulrich Offers Health Update After James Hetfield Enters Rehab

In a new interview, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has offered an update on the health of frontman James Hetfield , who re-entered rehab last month to address his struggle with addiction. “He's doing what he needs to,” Lars tells USA Today . “He's in the process of healing himself." "I feel bad for...
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Metallica to Headline 5 U.S. Festivals in 2020

Metallica will headline five U.S. festivals in 2020: Epicenter, Welcome to Rockville, Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life, and Aftershock. The announcement is the payoff for the countdown clock the band teased earlier this week. Metallica will play on two nights of each festival – all produced by the...
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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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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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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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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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