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Why Does METALLICA Keep Making New Albums?

Tim Virgin of 97.9 The Loop conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich before the band's June 18 concert at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. You can now watch the chat below. Asked what inspires METALLICA to keep making new records even though they could have easily spent the last couple of decades touring ...

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LARS ULRICH Says METALLICA 'Very Cautiously Decided' To Offer 'Enhanced Experiences' To Fans On Tour

Widely considered to be one of the most fan-friendly bands in popular music, METALLICA recently began offering "enhanced-experience options" designed to provide super-fans with a wide array of unique experiences at concerts and events around the globe. According to Rolling Stone, the opening show of the North American leg of METALLICA's "WorldWired" tour ...

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METALLICA Vinyl Figures Coming From FUNKO

The popular vinyl collectible company Funko — best known for its big-headed Pop! figures — has joined forces with heavy metal giants METALLICA. The latest series of Pop! Rocks vinyl figures, which is due in August, includes all four members of the band. These stylized Pop! vinyl figures stand 3 ¾ inches and come in ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Becomes Danish Knight

According to Ekstra Bladet, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has been awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of Dannebrog. The Order of Dannebrog is an Order of Denmark, instituted by Christian V in 1671. In the beginning, only noblemen could be decorated, but in 1808 Frederik VI changed the requirements so non-nobles could ...

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METALLICA: Official Video Recap Of 'WorldWired' Tour Kick-Off

The official video recap of the first show of the North American leg of METALLICA's "WorldWired" tour — which launched on May 10 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland — can be seen below. According to Rolling Stone, the stage show included "seemingly hundred-foot screens that stretch to the upper rafters of the gigantic ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: Response To 'Hardwired' Album Has Been 'Way Beyond Our Wildest Hopes And Imaginations'

HardDrive Radio host Lou Brutus conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich before the band's May 12 concert at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the "WorldWired" North American stadium tour. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how the overwhelmingly positive response to ...

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LION'S SHARE Releases First New Song In Eight Years

After a six-year hiatus, Swedish heavy metal band LION'S SHARE has just released a new lyric video, "Another Desire". This is the group's first new release since the "Dark Hours" album in 2009. "The plan was always to release more LION'S SHARE material. And even though Lars [Chriss, guitar] and I live quite far apart, ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD On 'WorldWired' Stage Production: The Idea Is 'To Make Everyone Feel As Close As Possible'

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield spoke to the WAAF radio station about what fans can expect from the stage production on the North American leg of the band's "WorldWired" tour, which launched earlier this month. He said (see video below): "It's a huge stage. [When you're] our age and you've been around for thirty-six years and ...

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ENTOMBED Trademark Ruling Paves Way For New Music, Live Shows From HELLID, CEDERLUND, ANDERSSON

On May 17, the Swedish Court of First Instance (Patent and Market Court [PMD] at Stockholm District Court) ruled on the long-running case brought by founding ENTOMBED guitarist Alex Hellid, along with Nicke Andersson and Uffe Cederlund, against original ENTOMBED singer Lars-Göran "LG" Petrov regarding the trademark name "Entombed," finding in their favor on all ...

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SEPULTURA: Video Footage Of Question-And-Answer Session Following Documentary World Premiere

On Sunday, May 21, Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA celebrated the world premiere of their documentary, "Sepultura Endurance", at the Regent theater in Los Angeles. A screening of the film was followed by a question-and-answer session with the band, as well as the "Sepultura Endurance" director Otavio Juliano. You can now watch video footage of the discussion ...

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