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METALLICA Kicks Off North American Leg Of 'WorldWired' Tour In Baltimore: Video, Photos

METALLICA kicked off the North American leg of its "WorldWired" tour Wednesday night (May 10) at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The band's 18-song setlist included five tracks from METALLICA's latest album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", which was certified platinum last month by the RIAA (Recording Association Of America). METALLICA was joined in Baltimore by ...

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Watch METALLICA's Live Rehearsal Before Tour Kick-Off

METALLICA is streaming a live rehearsal special called "Now That We're Live" on Facebook Live tonight (Tuesday, May 9) at 9:00 p.m. ET. The special is taking place at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, where the band kicks off the North American leg of the "WorldWired" tour the following night (May 10). The band is ...

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Influential NWOBHM Band TRESPASS Signs With MIGHTY MUSIC

NWOBHM (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal) legends TRESPASS have inked a deal with Mighty Music. The band's new studio album will be released in late 2017. TRESPASS was formed in Sudbury, Suffolk, England in April 1979 by brothers Mark (guitar, vocals) and Paul Sutcliffe (drums), Dave Crawte (guitar) and Richard Penny (bass). Around this ...

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SEPULTURA Announces World Premiere Of Official Documentary 'Sepultura Endurance'

The world premiere of SEPULTURA's documentary, "Sepultura Endurance", will take place on Sunday, May 21 in Los Angeles. The special screening of the documentary at the Regent theater will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the band. "Sepultura Endurance" shows the journey from SEPULTURA's humble rural beginnings to decades spent on the international stage, ...

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JASON NEWSTED Says Technical Issues During METALLICA's Performance With LADY GAGA Made It 'More Powerful'

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted says that the technical issues the band faced during its collaboration with Lady Gaga at this year's Grammy Awards made the performance "more powerful." METALLICA's appearance with Gaga at the 59th annual event in Los Angeles on February 12 turned into something of a disaster when the Grammy sound crew ...

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METALLICA Announces Winner Of 'Hit The Stage' Contest

Long-running alternative grunge outfit LOCAL H has been chosen the winner of a contest vying for the chance to play a 30-minute set opening for METALLICA. LOCAL H will support METALLICA on five shows during this summer's "WorldWired" tour, which will hit stadiums across North America. The "mini" tour consists of these five dates: May ...

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FIRESPAWN Feat. ENTOMBED, UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC Members: 'Serpent Of The Ocean' Video

"Serpent Of The Ocean", the new video from FIRESPAWN — the Swedish death metal project featuring Lars Göran Petrov (vocals; ENTOMBED) and Victor Brandt (guitar; ENTOMBED), Alex Friberg (bass; NECROPHOBIC), Fredrik Folkare (guitar; UNLEASHED, NECROPHOBIC) and Matte Modin (drums; DARK FUNERAL, DEFLESHED) — can be seen below. The track is taken from FIRESPAWN's sophomore album, ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Is 'Stunned' And 'Overwhelmed' By Positive Response To 'Hardwired… To Self-Destruct'

Earlier this week, Jeremy Baker of the Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada radio station CFOX conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Asked if he would agree that METALLICA's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", contains musical elements of all of the band's previous ...

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