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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Suggests ‘Maybe Next Year’ for New Studio Album

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It's not a concrete or a firm date, but it's something to go on! Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich commented on the band's writing and recording process for its next album, the follow up to 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' in a new interview with Argentina-based media outlet TN (seen above).

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Metallica Unleash Epic Ronnie James Dio Medley ‘Ronnie Rising’

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Metallica have their share of naysayers, but after hearing the band's new Ronnie James Dio tribute medley, 'Ronnie Rising,' we have a feeling the lips of those naysayers will be sewn shut. The nine-minute song is masterfully put together, combining the iconic tracks 'A Light in the Black,' 'Tarot Woman,' 'Stargazer' and 'Kill the King.'

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Metallica Fans Vote Two New Songs Into Band’s Signature Pinball Machines

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You may have heard about Metallica's own signature pinball machine, and if you're lucky, you may have even manned the flippers on one. Either way, the developers of Metallica Pinball recently polled fans to vote two new songs into the game, with 'Ride the Lightning' and 'Blackened' coming out on top.

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Metallica Release Official Live Video of New Song ‘Lords of Summer’

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By now, Metallica fans across the world have heard the band's latest song, 'Lords of Summer.' Whether it was through the initial cell phone video, fan-made live video or Metallica's 'Garage Demo Version' of the song, there have been several ways to consume it. Adding to the list, Metallica released their own video of their performance via their official YouTube channel. Debuting on March 16 in Bogota, Colombia, 'Lords of Summer' proves to be a raucous song and a great follow-up to the band's most recent studio album, 'Death Magnetic.'

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Metallica Unleash Studio Demo Version of New Song ‘Lords of Summer’

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Metallica fans around the world rejoiced on March 16 as the legendary rock band unveiled their first new song since the 'Beyond Magnetic' EP was released in 2011. 'Lords of Summer' debuted in Bogota, Colombia as the sixth song in the band's set. Now, just a few days later, fans have been blessed with not only the opportunity to own the live performance but also the 'Garage Demo Version' of 'Lords of Summer' (listen above) straight from Metallica themselves.

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James Hetfield + Billie Joe Armstrong Headline San Francisco’s ‘Acoustic 4 a Cure’ Benefit

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Metallica frontman James Hetfield and Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong will lead the talent lineup at the upcoming pediatric cancer benefit 'Acoustic 4 a Cure' in San Francisco. The event will take place Thursday, May 15 at The Fillmore in San Francisco, with the proceeds from the show going to the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.

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Metallica Join MusiCares MAP Fund Tribute to Ozzy Osbourne

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Metallica already have a lot on their plate, but they aren't too busy to help out a worthy cause. They will be performing at the 10th annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert on May 12 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles where their pal Ozzy Osbourne is being saluted.

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Lars Ulrich: ‘Lords of Summer’ Is Representative of Metallica’s Current Creative Headspace

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Last night (March 16) in Bogota, Colombia, Metallica debuted 'The Lords of Summer,' a new song from the thrash legends. Now that we've heard the song, fans are beginning to ponder how 'The Lords of Summer' will fit into Metallica's next album. Now, drummer Lars Ulrich explains how the new song represents Metallica's current creative mindset.

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