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Rumor: METALLICA To Tour U.S. With AVENGED SEVENFOLD, VOLBEAT

METALLICA is rumored to be planning a U.S. stadium tour this summer, with support from AVENGED SEVENFOLD and VOLBEAT. The trek, which will consist of at least twenty shows, is expected to be officially announced later this month. METALLICA has not done a full-length U.S. tour in more than seven years, but lead guitarist Kirk ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: 'One Of My Main Goals As A Musician Is To Have My Own Sound'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett was interviewed on the December 19 edition of "Whiplash", the KLOS radio show hosted by Full Metal Jackie. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On preventing his creative enthusiasm from getting overwhelmed by sorting through the sheer volume ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Slams TRUMP, Urges Americans To 'Reject The Lies From The People In The New Administraton'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hamett has issued his strongest condemnation yet of Donald Trump, comparing the new president's inaugural address to the speeches that were made in Germany under Adolf Hitler's rule and urging the American people to "reject the lies from the people in the new administraton." After Trump — one of the most polarizing ...

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METALLICA Producer GREG FIDELMAN Discusses Making Of 'Hardwired… To Self-Destruct' (Audio)

Producer Greg Fidelman recently spoke to Soundworks Collection about his work on METALLICA's latest album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he met METALLICA: Greg: "[I met] METALLICA on the 'Death Magnetic' project. I'd been engineering a ...

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Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of METALLICA Performing With Chinese Concert Pianist LANG LANG In Beijing

METALLICA was joined by Lang Lang during the band's January 18 concert at LeSports Center in Beijing. As expected, the Chinese concert pianist played METALLICA's classic song "One" from the "…And Justice For All" album. Professionally filmed video footage of Lang Lang's appearance can be seen below. METALLICA previously performed the track with Lang Lang ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Interviewed On Korean TV (Video)

Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich prior to the band's January 11 concert at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. You can now watch the chat below. METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett told Today that he felt tremendously excited when the band previously played in Korea in 2013. "In ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Now That We're Dead' Live Debut

METALLICA performed the song "Now That We're Dead" live for the first time during the band's concert on Wednesday, January 11 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. Check out professionally filmed video footage below. METALLICA's setlist for the show was as follows: 01. Hardwired 02. Atlas, Rise! 03. Sad But True 04. Wherever ...

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METALLICA Guitarist On 'Hardwired' Album: 'We Reached Backwards In The Intentions Of Creating Something New'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett was interviewed by Germany's Radio 21 last November during the promotional tour for the band's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct". You can now watch the chat below. Asked if he thinks "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct" is one of the best albums METALLICA has ever made, Hammett said: "I always think that our ...

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METALLICA Frontman Says 'Life Things' Kept KIRK HAMMETT From Being Involved In 'Hardwired' Writing Sessions

In a brand new interview with the U.K. radio station Planet Rock, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield spoke about guitarist Kirk Hammett's lack of songwriting contributions to the band's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct". Asked if it's true that Hammett lost his phone with hundreds of riff ideas for the follow-up to 2008's "Death Magnetic" record, ...

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METALLICA Bassist Addresses KIRK HAMMETT's Lack Of Songwriting Contributions To 'Hardwired' Album

France's Metal XS recently conducted an interview with METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett's lack of songwriting contributions to the band's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct": Robert: "Well, you know, any band that you have, ...

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