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DAVE MUSTAINE Is 'Probably' The Godfather Of Thrash Metal

In his 2014 book "I'm The Man: The Story Of That Guy From Anthrax", ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian wrote this about former METALLICA guitarist and current MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine: "The guy is arguably the godfather of thrash metal. He wrote a lot of the riffs on [METALLICA's] 'Kill 'Em All' [album] and even some ...

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New METALLICA Album Is 'Almost Done'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has told Rolling Stone that the band's long-awaited follow-up to 2008's "Death Magnetic" is "well on its way." He added: "It may come out any century now, actually. There's a saying: where there's life, there's hope." Asked if the new METALLICA album has been recorded, Ulrich said: "I'd say ...

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METALLICA's 'Fuel' Used In DODGE's 'Predators' Commercial

METALLICA's song "Fuel" is featured in a new commercial for Dodge's powerful performance cars. Check it out below. While everyone is inside sleeping, the roads become a wide open playground. The 30-second spot, which was filmed in Miami, opens on dark roads and empty streets as the voiceover says, "We don't have to worry about ...

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METALLICA Announced As 'Record Store Day' 2016 Ambassadors

Record Store Day has announced its Ambassador for 2016: Grammy Award-winning Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees METALLICA. METALLICA is no stranger to Record Store Day, this year set for Saturday, April 16, a special day in support of independent record stores and record store culture worldwide, now in its ninth year. "Independent record ...

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CROWBAR's New Album Will Have 'Old-School Feel,' Says KIRK WINDSTEIN

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR will enter OCD Recording And Production in Metairie, Louisiana with engineer/producer Duane Simoneaux on February 17 to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album. A summer release is expected. CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein told Revolver magazine about the songwriting process for the band's next CD: "I ...

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METALLICA: 36-Minute Video Recap Of 'The Night Before' Concert, Pre-Show Soundcheck, Meet-And-Greet

METALLICA has uploaded fly-on-the-wall footage shot by the MetOnTour reporter on February 5 and February 6 during the band's headlining performance at CBS Radio's "The Night Before", a one-of-a-kind concert experience the evening prior to Super Bowl 50 at AT&T Park in the band's hometown of San Francisco, California. The 36-minute clip, which can be ...

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Watch METALLICA Perform At 'The Night Before' Concert At AT&T Park

METALLICA's headlining performance at CBS Radio's "The Night Before", a one-of-a-kind concert experience the evening prior to Super Bowl 50 at AT&T Park in the band's hometown of San Francisco, California, is available as a live webstream direct from the historic show using the YouTube player below. Fans can also pre­order professionally mixed audio recordings ...

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CROWBAR To Begin Recording New Album In February

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR will enter OCD Recording And Production in Metairie, Louisiana with engineer/producer Duane Simoneaux on February 17 to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album. A summer release is expected. CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein recently told the "Thunder Underground" podcast that he hoped the band's next album ...

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