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ANTHRAX's SCOTT IAN: 'DIMEBAG Made Drinking Look Like Disney World'

SINATE's Sam Sheppard recently conducted an interview with ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian for Mammoth Metal TV. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On why he decided to write his autobiography, "I'm The Man: The Story Of That Guy From Anthrax", after initially saying that he wouldn't ...

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JAMES HETFIELD On Side Projects: 'I Want It To Add To Me, Not Subtract From METALLICA'

During an interview with METALLICA's fan-club magazine So What!, the band's frontman, James Hetfield, was asked if bassist Robert Trujillo doing his projects and guitarist Kirk Hammett pursuing his horror-related ventures has given him more fortitude to develop some projects like that for himself. He responded: "That's a great question, because, for me, it's always ...

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CROWBAR Has Four Songs Written For Next Album

CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein was interviewed for a recent edition of the "Thunder Underground" podcast. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about CROWBAR's plans for the follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album, Kirk said: "We've got four songs written that are really killer. We'll probably get at ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Is 'Proud' Of 'Lulu' Album

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has defended "Lulu", the band's controversial collaborative album with former THE VELVET UNDERGROUND frontman Lou Reed, explaining that making the record was a "fun" experience that brought the members of closer METALLICA together. "Lulu" polarized fans around the world and earned METALLICA some of the most scathing reviews of its career. ...

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KIRK HAMMETT Admits METALLICA Thought About Firing LARS ULRICH

On November 4, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett was interviewed on the "Quinn & Cantara" morning show on Albany's classic rock radio station PYX 106. You can now listen to the chat using the widget below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the progress of the recording sessions for METALLICA's follow-up to 2008's ...

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METALLICA: First Clip From The Studio

METALLICA has uploaded a new video greeting from drummer Lars Ulrich welcoming the band's fans to its newly redesigned official web site, which was officially launched last week. The four-minute clip includes a short snippet of guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield in the studio at the band's headquarters in San Rafael, California laying down guitars ...

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METALLICA Offers Preview Of 'Montreal - August 9, 2014' Vinyl Set

METALLICA recently announced plans to release four complete shows from the band's 2014 "By Request" tour on vinyl. The unboxing video below focuses on the Montreal set, recorded live at Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 9, 2014. This show joins three other limited-edition quadruple vinyl sets from Bogota, Helsinki and Istanbul. Says the band: "With your ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: 'Because Of My Family History, I Always Felt Like An Outsider'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett, who has staged his own horror convention in the San Francisco area for the past two years and also published a book about his extensive memorabilia collection, identified with the horror genre as a young outcast growing up in San Francisco and felt particular sympathy for Frankenstein's monster, a misunderstood misfit ...

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METALLICA Guitarist KIRK HAMMETT's 'Ghoul Screamer' Guitar Pedal To Be Made Available On Halloween

Guitarists of the world, this Halloween, 2015 will bring the consummate treat: KHDK's Ghoul Screamer guitar pedal. Conceived by guitar legend Kirk Hammett and designed by KHDK laboratories, the Ghoul Screamer is the perfect multipurpose guitar pedal, designed for the true guitar gearhead. The pedal will be available for purchase October 31. Of the Ghoul ...

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METALLICA: Official Footage Of LEEDS FESTIVAL Performance

Official fly-on-the-wall footage shot of METALLICA's August 30 performance at United Kingdom's Leeds Festival can be seen below. The 15-minute clip, which was shot by a MetOnTour reporter, includes footage of Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo in the meet-and-greet, pre-show tuning-room footage, and "Whiskey In The Jar" from the show. The band's setlist ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT, SLIPKNOT's COREY TAYLOR, KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS In Proposed Horror Documentary

According to The Pulse Of Radio, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett, SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor and Alice Cooper are among the artists interviewed for a proposed new documentary called "The History Of Metal And Horror". The film will explore the longstanding connections between heavy rock and the horror genre, and also feature interviews with KORN frontman ...

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