Metallica may have made the documentary 'Some Kind of Monster' and the band may be currently hard at work on their own 3D concert film, but what if a biographical feature film was made about the band's career? There is no doubt that Metallica are metal icons, so the individuals portraying them would have a challenging task at hand. So, who should play the members of Metallica's current lineup? We've got a few suggestions below:
The members of Metallica continue their partnership with Vans by introducing four new signature shoes, each designed by one of the members of the band. James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo were all given free reign to choose any Vans style and make it their own by adding their own touches to the design.
Metallica have been diligent over the years when defending their trademark, but one small metal manufacturing company has emerged victorious in retaining their name after an initial challenge from the band. The Burnaby metal shop known as Metallica Manufacturing will continue to operate under their title after a recent court ruling.
The fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Award Show looks to be the event's biggest ceremony to date, as Metallica, Rob Zombie and Tony Iommi will be among the honorees. This year's Revolver Golden Gods takes place May 2 at Los Angeles' Club Nokia and also features a headlining performance by Metallica.
This is the time of year when musicians begin salivating, as the annual NAMM Convention is set for this coming weekend -- Jan. 24 - 27 -- in Anaheim. One of the items guaranteed to be turning some heads is the new Aria Pro II Cliff Burton Signature Bass, designed with the consent of the late Metallica bassist's family and bandmates.
California is the American Mecca for thrash metal. With top thrash innovators such as Metallica, Testament, Autopsy, Exodus, Death Angel and more having risen to fame together in the early '80s, a very tight-knit brotherhood has been created between these musicians. Despite this bond, Metallica and Testament have never toured together, and during our recent chat with Testament singer Chuck Billy, he told us it's his "dream" for the two acts to share a bill.
Five songs make up Metallica's 1987's 'The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited.' These five songs are not 'Tallica originals, but instead they are cover tunes from some of the band's favorite musical groups. Ranging from Diamond Head and Holocaust to Killing Joke and Budgie, not to mention the one