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Watch Making Of METALLICA's 'Halo On Fire' Video

Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of METALLICA's official video for the song "Halo On Fire" can be seen below. The clip was directed by the Brooklyn-based high-art photography duo Herring and Herring, who photographed METALLICA for the "Hadwired… To Self-Destruct" album package, and also helmed clips for "Am I Savage?" and "Now That We're Dead". ...

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METALLICA: Making Of 'Am I Savage?' Song (Studio Video)

METALLICA has released a new nine-minute video clip featuring footage from the writing and recording sessions for "Sawblade", the song that later became "Am I Savage?". The track is taken from METALLICA's latest album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", which debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 album chart on November 27, selling 291,000 copies in ...

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LINKIN PARK Performs New Single 'Heavy' On Facebook Live (Video)

Continuing the tradition of reinvention and innovation, Grammy Award-winning rock outliers LINKIN PARK enjoyed another career first today by announcing the May 19 release date of their seventh studio album, "One More Light", and debuting their new single, "Heavy", on Facebook Live. As the biggest band on Facebook — with over 62 million followers — ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Guitarist On 'The Stage': 'We Wanted To Really Show Off Our Instrumentation And Time Signatures'

Anthony Morgan of Metal Forces recently conducted an interview with AVENGED SEVENFOLD rhythm guitarist Zacky Vengeance. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. On parting ways with drummer Arin Ilejay and recruiting former BAD RELIGION drummer Brooks Wackerman: Zacky: "One of things that always set us apart was having a drummer ...

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Video Premiere: HOUSE OF LORDS' 'Harlequin'

Frontiers Music Srl will release "Saint Of The Lost Souls", the tenth studio album from HOUSE OF LORDS, on March 24. The official video for the song "Harlequin", taken from "Saint Of The Lost Souls", can be seen below. Recorded and produced by the band's singer and mastermind James Christian, the follow-up to 2015's "Indestructible" ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist Defends METALLICA's LADY GAGA Collaboration

TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick has defended METALLICA's performance with Lady Gaga at this year's Grammy Awards, explaining that "it absolutely makes sense they'd collaborate." METALLICA's appearance with the pop superstar at the 59th annual event in Los Angeles Sunday night (February 12) turned into something of a disaster when the Grammy sound crew did not ...

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METALLICA Concludes Copenhagen Three-Night Stand (Video)

METALLICA played its third concert in Copenhagen, Denmark Thursday night (February 9) as part of what was initially supposed to be the final of a four-night stand at that city's Royal Arena. The first show was cut short on Friday night (February 3) when frontman James Hetfield took ill. Hetfield was put on complete vocal ...

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METALLICA Scores Ninth No. 1 On BILLBOARD's 'Mainstream Rock Songs' Chart With 'Atlas, Rise!'

According to Billboard.com, METALLICA earned its ninth No. 1 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Songs airplay chart with its latest single, "Atlas, Rise!" The band previously scored chart toppers with "Hardwired" (also from METALLICA's latest album, 2016's "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct"); "The Day That Never Comes" and "Cyanide" (from 2008's "Death Magnetic"); and "Until It ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Pays Tribute To RONNIE JAMES DIO, LEMMY: 'We All Have Our Mentors'

In a brand new interview with Newsweek, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield spoke about the band's tributes to Ronnie James Dio and MOTÖRHEAD's Lemmy Kilmister on the deluxe edition of METALLICA's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", with the songs "Ronnie Rising Medley" and "Murder One", respectively. "We all have our mentors, and we need ...

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