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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform DRAFI DEUTSCHER Cover In Stuttgart (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of "Marmor, Stein Und Eisen Bricht", a song originally written and recorded by German singer Drafi Deutscher, during METALLICA's April 7 concert in in Stuttgart, Germany. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 14 shows in Europe since early February and ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Recalls Infamous 1982 Show With MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP When He Exposed Himself To Crowd

Jay Nanda of Alamo True Metal conducted an interview with veteran British rock vocalist Graham Bonnet (ALCATRAZZ, RAINBOW, IMPELLITTERI) prior to his March 31 performance at Vibes Event Center in San Antonio, Texas, as part of MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform TANKCSAPDA's 'A Legjobb Méreg' In Budapest (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of "A Legjobb Méreg", a song originally written and recorded by the Hungarian hard rock/heavy metal band TANKCSAPDA, during METALLICA's April 5 concert in in Budapest, Hungary. Professionally filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. METALLICA played 13 shows in Europe since early February ...

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Watch METALLICA's Four-Man Drum Jam In Vienna, Austria

METALLICA played on March 31 at Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria as part of the second European leg of the band's "WorldWired" tour. The two-hour show included a four-man drum jam that first made an appearance at METALLICA's Mexico City gigs in March 2017 within the new song "Now That We're Dead". During the section ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT And ROBERT TRUJILLO Pay Tribute To MICHAEL SCHENKER In Hamburg (Video)

Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett played a cover of MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP's "Into The Arena" and UFO's "Rock Bottom" during METALLICA's March 29 concert in Hamburg, Germany. Fan-filmed video footage of their performance can be seen below. Hammett is a featured guest on "Resurrection", the new album from legendary German guitarist Michael Schenker's MICHAEL SCHENKER ...

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Watch GOJIRA Perform At Melbourne, Australia's DOWNLOAD Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of French progressive metallers GOJIRA performing the song "Silvera" on March 24 at the Download festival in Melbourne, Australia can be seen below. In 2016, GOJIRA's "Magma" staked its claim among the best albums of the year, earning Metal Hammer's coveted "Album Of The Year" title while also landing on Rolling Stone's ...

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IRON MAIDEN Pinball Machine Coming Soon From STERN PINBALL

Stern Pinball has released a teaser for the IRON MAIDEN "Legacy Of The Beast"-themed pinball machine, due later this year. The short promotional clip below features the IRON MAIDEN logo with the band's classic song "Wasted Years" from 1986's "Somewhere In Time" album as the backing track. Stern Pinball is the world's oldest and largest ...

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It's Official: METALLICA's 'Hardwired… To Self-Destruct' Returns To No. 2 On BILLBOARD Chart

According to Billboard, METALLICA's latest album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", has landed at position No. 2 on this weekend's Billboard 200 chart, following sizable sales generated from a concert ticket/album sale redemption offer with the band's upcoming U.S. and Canada tour. (The redemptions count as sales.) The disc, which arrived in November 2016, shifted ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Vocalist Keeps His Politics Out Of Band's Music

AVENGED SEVENFOLD frontman M. Shadows recently guested on "The Stansbury Show" on the Canton, Ohio-based radio station Rock 106.9. The full conversation can be streamed below (interview begins around the 93-minute mark). A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On how it feels to be considered a peer of legendary acts such as METALLICA: ...

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METALLICA's 'Hardwired… To Self-Destruct' To Return To No. 2 Thanks To Concert Ticket/Album Bundle

According to Hits Daily Double, METALLICA's latest album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", will likely land at position No. 2 on this weekend's Billboard 200 chart, following sizable sales generated from a concert ticket/album sale redemption offer with the band's upcoming U.S. and Canada tour. (The redemptions count as sales.) The disc, which arrived in ...

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Lullaby Versions Of GOJIRA Out Now

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," has just released "Lullaby Versions Of Gojira" via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of Gojira" track listing: 01. The Gift Of Guilt 02. Born In Winter 03. Le'Enfant Sauvage 04. Oroborus 05. The Shooting Star 06. Silvera 07. Flying ...

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Lullaby Versions Of SEPULTURA Out Now

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star, the company which creates "beautiful lullaby versions of your favorite artists," has just released "Lullaby Versions Of Sepultura" via Roma Music Group. "Lullaby Versions Of Sepultura" track listing: 01. Roots Bloody Roots 02. Territory 03. Refuse / Resist 04. Ratamahatta 05. Beneath The Remains 06. Dead Embryonic Cells 07. Arise ...

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SEPULTURA's Official Documentary, 'Sepultura Endurance', To Receive DVD, Blu-Ray Release In The Fall

SEPULTURA's official documentary, "Sepultura Endurance", will tentatively be released on DVD and Blu-ray this fall. The film, which received its world premiere in May 2017 at the Regent theater in Los Angeles, shows the journey from SEPULTURA's humble rural beginnings to decades spent on the international stage, giving an in-depth look into how the band ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Guitarist On 'And Justice For None' Album: 'This Record Has Three Or Four Of The Biggest Songs We Ever Wrote'

Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station recently conducted an interview with FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH guitarist Zoltan Bathory. You can listen to the chat via the widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the delay in getting FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's new album, "And Justice For None", released after being embroiled in ...

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SLASH, JIMMY PAGE, KEITH RICHARDS Spotlighted in ERNIE BALL's New Campaign Celebrating 'The Colors Of Rock 'N' Roll'

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash is a "Purple" man. LED ZEPPELIN's Jimmy Page has been playing "Pinks" for years. THE ROLLING STONES' Keith Richards always goes for the "Green." We're talking about the iconic and exhilaratingly colorful packaging of Ernie Ball's Slinky guitar strings — each vibrantly designed pack representing a different string recipe/gauge. For ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD 'Speaks To Group Of People That No One Else Speaks To,' Says Co-Manager

During an in-depth discussion last week at the 30th International Live Music Conference (ILMC) in London, England, METALLICA co-manager Peter Mensch spoke about the band's lasting popularity. "[METALLICA frontman] James Hetfield speaks to group of people that no one else speaks to," Peter said, according to Billboard. "That's one of the reasons why ...

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