Metallica will head to Europe next summer for a string of concerts, and ticket holders will have the opportunity to vote for songs that the band will play during each show. Metallica will let fans pick 17 of the 18 songs they play. The 18th will be a brand new track, as the band declares they are "ready to make another album."
Metallica's concert film 'Metallica Through the Never' is coming to DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray, along with digital and video-on-demand platforms on Jan. 28. Additionally, exclusive fan club deluxe packages will include an autographed lithograph signed by all four band members and an actual piece of Metallica's concert stage seen in the film.
Since rock legend Lou Reed passed away on Oct. 27, an incredible amount of musicians have offered their condolences. However, not much had been heard from the members of Metallica, who recorded the collaborative album 'Lulu' with Reed in 2011. However, one day shy of the 'Lulu' album's second anniversary, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has offered a lengthy and heartfelt tribute to Reed.
Yesterday (Oct. 23), news spread that Metallica were apparently planning to play a gig in Antarctica. Today, Metallica have confirmed that it will indeed happen on Dec. 8. As outlandish as it sounds, there's no argument that Metallica is the exact band to embark on such a voyage. Furthermore, Metallica fans in South America are eligible to enter a contest for a chance to witness the historic gig.
It's a pretty defeating feeling when you see all these kids laying waste to an instrument at such a young age while all you can do is watch in awe. Here we have another kid who might be able to light a fire under your keister with his impressive guitar playing.
The apocalypse was supposed to happen in 2012, not 2013, right? It seems like doomsday math has always been a little off, so we have some evidence that might be more proof positive of the pending end of times than some number crunching. Pop sensation Justin Bieber was recently filmed singing along to a Metallica jam!