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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Recalls Being Bullied In High School

According to The Pulse Of Radio, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett opened up about being bullied in high school during an interview with San Francisco radio station 107.7 The Bone. Hammett recalled "local neighborhood hoodlums" who "picked anyone who was an easy target who looked different from them... They were people with very low IQs that ...

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METALLICA: New Preview Clip From 'Carpool Karaoke' Episode

A new preview clip from the episode of "Carpool Karaoke" featuring METALLICA can be seen below. The Apple Music series is the spinoff based on the "Late Late Show" segment, featuring "Late Late Show" host James Corden. The newly released "Carpool Karaoke" clip shows Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo, alongside comedian ...

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ROBERT TRUJILLO Says His Role In METALLICA Is 'To Mediate'

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo was interviewed on the July 28-30 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. Asked what he is most proud of about the mark he has made on METALLICA in the fourteen years he has been with the ...

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METALLICA Pays Homage To 'Pasadena Boys' VAN HALEN With 'Runnin' With The Devil' Cover (Video)

METALLICA performed an abbreviated cover version of VAN HALEN's classic song "Runnin' With The Devil" Saturday night (July 29) at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The one-minute nod to the hometown band saw METALLICA frontman James Hetfield attempting to replicate those iconic David Lee Roth screams, much to the delight of the packed stadium. ...

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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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METALLICA Vinyl Figures Coming From FUNKO

The popular vinyl collectible company Funko — best known for its big-headed Pop! figures — has joined forces with heavy metal giants METALLICA. The latest series of Pop! Rocks vinyl figures, which is due in August, includes all four members of the band. These stylized Pop! vinyl figures stand 3 ¾ inches and come in ...

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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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CHRIS CORNELL Toxicology Report Reveals Several Prescription Drugs In Singer's System

A completed toxicology report has confirmed that Chris Cornell was using prescription drugs at the time of his death. The report reveals that the SOUNDGARDEN frontman had Naloxone (Narcan), Butalbital (a sedative), Lorazepam (Ativan), Pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) and barbiturates in his system when he was found dead after the band's performance in Detroit. He was ...

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METALLICA: Official Video Recap Of 'WorldWired' Tour Kick-Off

The official video recap of the first show of the North American leg of METALLICA's "WorldWired" tour — which launched on May 10 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland — can be seen below. According to Rolling Stone, the stage show included "seemingly hundred-foot screens that stretch to the upper rafters of the gigantic ...

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NIKKI SIXX On CHRIS CORNELL's Death: 'I Just Don't Get It'

MÖTLEY CRÜE and SIXX:A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx has defended Chris Cornell over reports that the SOUNDGARDEN frontman may have killed himself after taking more of an anti-anxiety drug than he was prescribed. Cornell apparently committed suicide by hanging on May 18 after SOUNDGARDEN played a show in Detroit. He was 52 years old. Cornell's family ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Family 'Mystified' As They Await Autopsy Results To Resolve 'Unanswered Questions' About His Death

Two weeks after Chris Cornell's hocking suicide in Detroit, his widow has released a new statement saying that she is "mystified that the medical examiner announced a cause of death when the full autopsy report has not been completed." In the statement, released earlier today (Thursday, June 1) through attorney Kirk Pasich, the family claims ...

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