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STEVE 'ZETRO' SOUZA: METALLICA Came Up From Los Angeles To San Francisco To Emulate What EXODUS Was Doing

EXODUS singer Steve "Zetro" Souza was interviewed on a recent installment of HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta's official podcast, "The Jasta Show". You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about EXODUS's influence on the early thrash metal scene in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zetro said: "I started [the pre-TESTAMENT ...

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What Would CLIFF BURTON Think About METALLICA's Music If He Was Still Alive? 'It's A Great Question,' Says LARS ULRICH

During a career-spanning interview on November 5 at 92Y in New York City, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich was asked which songs from the band's "Black", "Load" and "Reload" albums late METALLICA bassist Cliff Burton would have liked. "I've got an easy answer: all of 'em," Lars responded. Next [question]! No. Listen, it's a great question. ...

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METALLICA: Two-Part 'Master Of Puppets' Special To Air On LARS ULRICH's 'It's Electric!' Show

Lars Ulrich will treat listeners to part one of a very special two-part series commemorating the reissue of METALLICA's 1986 album, "Master Of Puppets", on this week's episode of "It's Electric!", the METALLICA drummer's online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1. From Antwerp, Belgium inside the Sportpaleis arena, Lars is joined by James Hetfield, ...

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Watch METALLICA's Entire Performance At 'Band Together Bay Area'

METALLICA's entire performance at Band Together Bay Area can be seen below. The benefit concert, which took place yesterday (Thursday, November 9) at AT&T Park in San Francisco, supported recovery efforts for the recent firestorm that swept through Northern California. Also scheduled to appear were G-Eazy and DAVE MATTHEWS BAND. METALLICA's setlist was as follows: ...

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METALLICA Pays Tribute To BLACK SABBATH With 'War Pigs' Cover In Birmingham (Video)

Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo paid tribute to hometown legends BLACK SABBATH during METALLICA's concert last night (Monday, October 30) at the Genting Arena in Birmingham, England. Hammett and Trujillo covered "War Pigs" during their solo section and allowing the fans to sing in full support. Check out fan-filmed video footage below. METALLICA members Lars ...

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Ex-METALLICA Bassist JASON NEWSTED Calls THE CHOPHOUSE BAND 'A Fun, Joyful Vehicle To Get Our Ya-Ya's Out'

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted spoke to Florida's InJupiter magazine about his THE CHOPHOUSE BAND. Named after his four recording studio facilities around the U.S. and featuring a fluid roster of players, the group began in 1992 when Newsted founded The Chophouse Records Studio in San Francisco. Following the success of METALLICA's 1991 ...

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METALLICA Guitarist KIRK HAMMETT's KHDK ELECTRONICS To Release 'Ghoul Screamer Coffee'

Chicago-based coffee roasters Dark Matter Coffee have teamed up with KHDK ElectronicsMETALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett's boutique guitar pedal company — to release a limited collaboration coffee blend, celebrating Hammett's signature pedal. The beans are sourced from El Salvador and feature notes of apricot, praline, bourbon and mulling spice. The Dark Matter Coffee web ...

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METALLICA Collaborates With JUSTIN O'SHEA On New Line Of Merchandise

METALLICA has collaborated with Australian designer Justin O'Shea on a new line of merchandise. The San Francisco Bay Area metal giants first worked with O'Shea while he was creative director at Brioni, where he recruited James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo for the label's fall/winter 2016 campaign. O'Shea's latest partnership with METALLICA, ...

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Watch EXODUS Perform In Sacramento

Capital Chaos TV has uploaded video footage of EXODUS's October 6 performance at the Ace Of Spades in Sacramento, California. Check it out below. Although it was originally reported that EXODUS would go into the studio in October to begin recording the new effort, it now appears that fans will have to wait ...

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LES CLAYPOOL Recalls His METALLICA Audition On LARS ULRICH's 'It's Electric!' Show (Video)

Lars Ulrich interviewed PRIMUS frontman Les Claypool on for the October 1 episode of "It's Electric!", the METALLICA drummer's online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1. During the chat, Les talked about auditioning for the then-vacant bassist slot in METALLICA following the September 1986 death of the group's previous bassist, Cliff Burton. "I got ...

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METALLICA: 'WorldWired' Rig Rundown

METALLICA has uploaded a nineteen-minute video in which guitar techs Chad Zaemisch and Justin Crew walk us through James Hetfield's and Kirk Hammett's "WorldWired" tour guitar rigs. Check out the clip below. The European leg of METALLICA's "WorldWired" tour kicked off in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 2 and will run through November. After a break, ...

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