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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Battery' Performance From Chicago

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song "Battery" on June 18 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois can be seen below. The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame band is touring in support of its tenth studio album, "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct", which came out last November, eight years after "Death Magnetic". METALLICA is ...

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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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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT On 'Hardwired' Guitar Solos: 'I Wanted It To Be Unpredictable And Unexpected For Everyone Out There'

METALLICA's Kirk Hammett spoke to Kilpop about the more improvisational approach he took while recording the guitar leads on the band's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct" — something that he says he accomplished by not preparing any of the solo parts and just hitting the studio. "I have always been intrigued by the ...

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GOJIRA Frontman Hopes METALLICA Fans 'Will Take Away Something Cool And Original And Refreshing' From Seeing His Band

Guitarist/vocalist Joseph Duplantier of French progressive metallers GOJIRA was interviewed on the June 9-11 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A couple of excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: You built Silver Cord studio [in Brooklyn, New York] and recorded [the ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, MARILYN MANSON, PROPHETS OF RAGE, STONE SOUR Set For HOUSTON OPEN AIR

A hard-hitting music lineup has been announced for Monster Energy Houston Open Air — Texas's biggest rock experience — set for Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15 at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman in The Woodlands, Texas. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, PROPHETS OF RAGE, STONE SOUR, MARILYN MANSON, MASTODON, HALESTORM, IN ...

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THE ATLAS MOTH Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Chicago-based experimental metal band THE ATLAS MOTH has inked a deal with Prosthetic Records. Described by Pitchfork as having, "turned black metal torment into post-rock splendor, mid-tempo marches into alternate-universe alternative rock, and late-album comedowns into psychedelic dreamstates", the five-piece is augmenting their ever-evolving sound with producer Sanford Parker (VOIVOD, EYEHATEGOD) at the helm. Vocalist/guitarist ...

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KIRK HAMMETT: It 'Would Be Nice' If METALLICA Could Take Less Than Eight Years To Release Next Album

Kirk Hammett says that it "would be nice" if METALLICA could take less than eight years to release the follow-up to the "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct" album. Aside from touring, METALLICA had spent much of time between the release of 2008's "Death Magnetic" and 2016's "Hardwired" on other projects, including launching a music festival, collaborating on ...

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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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METALLICA Releases New Performance Video For 'Now That We're Dead'

METALLICA has released a performance video for its song "Now That We're Dead", shot during the 2017 "WorldWired" tour. Check it out below. "Now That We're Dead" is taken from METALLICA's latest album, "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct", which was certified platinum on April 12 by the RIAA (Recording Association Of America). The platinum certification reflects a ...

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METALLICA Presented With Platinum Plaques For 'Hardwired… To Self-Destruct'

METALLICA's latest album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", was certified platinum on April 12 by the RIAA (Recording Association Of America). The members of the band were presented with their plaques by "executives" from their record label, Blackened Recordings, on May 17 at The New Coliseum Presented By NYCB in Uniondale, New York. The "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct" ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE, PROPHETS OF RAGE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, ROB ZOMBIE Set For LOUDER THAN LIFE Festival

OZZY OSBOURNE, PROPHETS OF RAGE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, ROB ZOMBIE and INCUBUS top the bill for the fourth annual Louder Than Life destination festival, set to take place Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1 at Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky. Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne — recently reunited with guitarist Zakk Wylde for the ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, MARILYN MANSON, HALESTORM Set For ROCK ALLEGIANCE Festival

The music lineup, along with food and beverage highlights have been announced for the third annual Monster Energy Rock Allegiance festival, set to take place Saturday, October 7 at the festival's new location at BB&T Pavilion and Wiggins Waterfront Park in Camden, New Jersey. The Northeast's biggest rock experience will feature over twenty bands on ...

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GOJIRA Featured In 'Into The Machine' Documentary Series

French progressive metallers GOJIRA are featured in the new episode of FreqsTV's original "modern prog series" "Into The Machine". Brothers Joseph (guitar, vocals) and Mario Duplantier (drums) discuss their evolution as a band, the influence of Indian music on their songwriting and open up about how the loss of their mother is burned into the ...

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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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