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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO Pays Tribute To CHRIS CORNELL During Foxborough, Massachusetts Concert

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo paid tribute to Chris Cornell by working in a snippet of SOUNDGARDEN's classic song "Black Hole Sun" into his bass solo during the former band's concert Friday night (May 19) at the Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Check out video footage below. According to CNN, SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell ...

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CHRIS CORNELL's Family Disputes Suicide Ruling

A lawyer representing the family of Chris Cornell released a statement expressing doubt that the former SOUNDGARDEN frontman intentionally killed himself, as a Wayne County medical examiner ruled yesterday. "Without the results of toxicology tests, we do not know what was going on with Chris — or if any substances contributed to his demise," Kirk ...

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METALLICA Kicks Off North American Leg Of 'WorldWired' Tour In Baltimore: Video, Photos

METALLICA kicked off the North American leg of its "WorldWired" tour Wednesday night (May 10) at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. The band's 18-song setlist included five tracks from METALLICA's latest album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", which was certified platinum last month by the RIAA (Recording Association Of America). METALLICA was joined in Baltimore by ...

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METAL CHURCH Recruits Former W.A.S.P. Drummer STET HOWLAND

METAL CHURCH has recruited Stet Howland (ex-W.A.S.P.) to play drums for the band on all its summer shows. He joins the group as the replacement for Jeff Plate, who announced his departure from METAL CHURCH last month. Howland commented: "I was contacted by my good friend METAL CHURCH bass player Steve Unger recently after their ...

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KIRK HAMMETT's Horror And Sci-Fi Film Art Collection On Display At The Peabody Essex Museum: More Details Revealed

This August, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) debuts the exclusive presentation of "It's Alive! Classic Horror And Sci-Fi Art From The Kirk Hammett Collection". Kirk Hammett, best known as the lead guitarist of METALLICA, is also an avid collector of classic horror and sci-fi movie posters. This exhibition features 90 works that provide insight into ...

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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Featured In HOWLIN' WOLF Documentary

THE ROLLING STONES bassist Bill Wyman said that if he could only choose one musician to listen to, "without question it would be Howlin' Wolf." And the man who first recorded Elvis Presley and other early rock and roll legends, Sam Phillips, said about Wolf's sound, "You couldn't buy that…anywhere in the world!" Both Wyman ...

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KIRK HAMMETT Reacts To Eleven Off-Beat METALLICA Covers (Video)

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett recently sat down with Mexico's Luisito Rey to view and rate several off-beat METALLICA covers that have been making the rounds on YouTube the past few years. The clip starts off with Hammett watching Rob Scallon's popular banjo cover of "Master Of Puppets", which has been viewed nearly two and a ...

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KIRK HAMMETT: METALLICA Wanted To Recapture 'Kill 'Em All' Attitude On 'Hardwired' Album

Joanna of Mexico's RMX radio recently conducted an interview with METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about METALLICA's mindset going into the songwriting process for the band's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", Hammett said: "I think going into this, the attitude was that we were gonna make something that ...

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