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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD: 'We Understand That A Lot Of Bands Don't Get A Career Like We've Had'

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield was interviewed on Brazilian TV prior to the band's March 25 performance at Lollapalooza Brasil at Autódromo de Interlagos in São Paulo, Brazil. You can watch the short chat below. Asked if playing for Brazilian audiences is a special experience for METALLICA, Hetfield said: "Well, of course. I'm just a human ...

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ADRENALINE MOB To Release 'We The People' Album In June

ADRENALINE MOB — the band featuring Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X) and Mike Orlando (guitar) — will release its third studio album, "We The People", on June 2 via Century Media. The follow-up to 2014's "Men Of Honor" is the first ADRENALINE MOB release to feature the band's new drummer Jordan Cannata and ...

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Rumor: MIKE PORTNOY Recruits BUMBLEFOOT, DEREK SHERINIAN For New Progressive Metal Supergroup

Mike Portnoy is rumored to have recruited ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and former DREAM THEATER and current BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION keyboardist Derek Sherinian for his previously announced "progressive metal supergroup." Although the former DREAM THEATER drummer has not yet confirmed Thal and Sherinian's involvement in the new project, he has been actively ...

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METALLICA: Making Of 'Halo On Fire' Song (Studio Video)

A fourteen-minute video featuring footage filmed at METALLICA's headquarters in San Rafael, California during the writing and recording of "RIP", the song that later became "Halo On Fire", can be seen below. METALLICA's official video for "Halo On Fire" was directed by the Brooklyn-based high-art photography duo Herring and Herring, who photographed the band for ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Guitarist DARIO LORINA Releases Video For 'Death Grip Tribulations' Title Track

The Kaster Troy-directed video for the song "Death Grip Tribulations" from BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Dario Lorina can be seen below. The track is the title cut of Lorina's second instrumental album, which was released in February via Shrapnel Records, known for discovering and recording guitarists of extraordinary ability. Dario's new record is a powerful ...

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METALLICA Announces European Leg Of 'WorldWired' Tour

METALLICA today announced the European leg of its "WorldWired" tour in support of the band's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct". The trek kicks off with two shows in Amsterdam at the Ziggo Dome on September 4 and September 6. Norway's KVELERTAK will be support for the tour run. See below for a complete list of ...

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Watch AVENGED SEVENFOLD Perform At Helsinki Restaurant/Bar

Several apparently inebriated members of AVENGED SEVENFOLD played a somewhat sloppy rendition of their song "Nightmare" during an unannounced appearance at a small restaurant and bar in Helsinki, Finland on March 5. Using equipment that was supplied by the Hard Rock Cafe, vocalist M. Shadows, guitarist Synyster Gates, bassist Johnny Christ and drummer Brooks Wackerman ...

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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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ADRENALINE MOB Introduces New Drummer JORDAN CANNATA

ADRENALINE MOB — the band featuring Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X) and Mike Orlando (guitar) — has announced the addition of 27-year-old drummer Jordan Cannata to the group's ranks. ADRENALINE MOB recently completed work on its new album, due later in the year via Century Media Records. Following 2015's "Dearly Departed", the new ...

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METALLICA Collaborates With Trend-Setting Hipster Chain URBAN OUTFITTERS

Trend-setting hipster chain Urban Outfitters has announced its newest collaboration, and it is with none other than heavy metal giants METALLICA. The eight-piece collection, consisting of five short-sleeve t-shirts, one long-sleeve t-shirt, a pullover hoodie and a beanie, is available now from UrbanOutfitters.com. METALLICA — which, according to Pollstar, grossed around $200 million ...

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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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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Dream No More' Live Debut

METALLICA performed its song "Dream No More" live for the first time ever Sunday night (March 5) during the band's concert at Foro Sol in Mexico City in Mexico City. Professionally filmed video footage of the track's live debut can be seen below. "Dream No More" is taken from METALLICA's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct", ...

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ADRENALINE MOB Completes New Album

ADRENALINE MOB — the band featuring Russell Allen (vocals; also of SYMPHONY X) and Mike Orlando (guitar) — has completed work on its new album, due later in the year via Century Media Records. Following 2015's "Dearly Departed", the new disc was recorded by Orlando at his Sonic Stomp Studio. Mike previously said that he ...

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