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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT Shares Early Record Store Memories (Video)

Video footage of METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett sharing some of his early record store memories can be seen below. METALLICA has been announced as the 2016 ambassadors for Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent music retailers and record store culture that is set this year for Saturday, April 16. Ulrich said: "Independent record ...

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DAVE MUSTAINE Is 'Probably' The Godfather Of Thrash Metal

In his 2014 book "I'm The Man: The Story Of That Guy From Anthrax", ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian wrote this about former METALLICA guitarist and current MEGADETH leader Dave Mustaine: "The guy is arguably the godfather of thrash metal. He wrote a lot of the riffs on [METALLICA's] 'Kill 'Em All' [album] and even some ...

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New METALLICA Album Is 'Almost Done'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has told Rolling Stone that the band's long-awaited follow-up to 2008's "Death Magnetic" is "well on its way." He added: "It may come out any century now, actually. There's a saying: where there's life, there's hope." Asked if the new METALLICA album has been recorded, Ulrich said: "I'd say ...

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METALLICA's 'Fuel' Used In DODGE's 'Predators' Commercial

METALLICA's song "Fuel" is featured in a new commercial for Dodge's powerful performance cars. Check it out below. While everyone is inside sleeping, the roads become a wide open playground. The 30-second spot, which was filmed in Miami, opens on dark roads and empty streets as the voiceover says, "We don't have to worry about ...

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METALLICA Announced As 'Record Store Day' 2016 Ambassadors

Record Store Day has announced its Ambassador for 2016: Grammy Award-winning Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees METALLICA. METALLICA is no stranger to Record Store Day, this year set for Saturday, April 16, a special day in support of independent record stores and record store culture worldwide, now in its ninth year. "Independent record ...

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CROWBAR's New Album Will Have 'Old-School Feel,' Says KIRK WINDSTEIN

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR will enter OCD Recording And Production in Metairie, Louisiana with engineer/producer Duane Simoneaux on February 17 to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album. A summer release is expected. CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein told Revolver magazine about the songwriting process for the band's next CD: "I ...

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METALLICA: 36-Minute Video Recap Of 'The Night Before' Concert, Pre-Show Soundcheck, Meet-And-Greet

METALLICA has uploaded fly-on-the-wall footage shot by the MetOnTour reporter on February 5 and February 6 during the band's headlining performance at CBS Radio's "The Night Before", a one-of-a-kind concert experience the evening prior to Super Bowl 50 at AT&T Park in the band's hometown of San Francisco, California. The 36-minute clip, which can be ...

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Watch METALLICA Perform At 'The Night Before' Concert At AT&T Park

METALLICA's headlining performance at CBS Radio's "The Night Before", a one-of-a-kind concert experience the evening prior to Super Bowl 50 at AT&T Park in the band's hometown of San Francisco, California, is available as a live webstream direct from the historic show using the YouTube player below. Fans can also pre­order professionally mixed audio recordings ...

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CROWBAR To Begin Recording New Album In February

New Orleans sludge metal veterans CROWBAR will enter OCD Recording And Production in Metairie, Louisiana with engineer/producer Duane Simoneaux on February 17 to begin recording the follow-up to 2014's "Symmetry In Black" album. A summer release is expected. CROWBAR guitarist/vocalist Kirk Windstein recently told the "Thunder Underground" podcast that he hoped the band's next album ...

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