For as long as he can remember, Chuck has been crazy about rock and roll. His first concert was Def Leppard at the age of 6...and the rest, as they say, is history. His favorite artists are Metallica and Bob Dylan and his personal playlist spans everything in-between. Most importantly, though, he tries to live his life by one simple motto: Keep on rockin' in the free world!
Metallica’s ‘Quebec Magnetic’ DVD Trailer – Video of the Week
Who's ready for the latest Metallica release? On Dec. 10, 2012, Metallica will be releasing their next DVD/Blu-Ray installment known as 'Quebec Magnetic.' This self-released product will feature two concerts recorded during a two-night residency in Canada in Quebec City during the band's ‘World Magnetic Tour...
Best ‘Master of Puppets’ Song – Readers Poll
March 3, 1986 is a day that will forever be a special holiday for Metallica fans across the world. On that day, the legendary rock band released their third studio album, 'Master of Puppets,' and took their heavy music and dark lyrics to a whole new level...
‘Frantic’ – Story Behind the Song
In 2003, Metallica released their eighth studio album, a record that will forever carry with it much controversy. Prior to 'St. Anger,' it seemed like everything was headed in the right direction; seven studio albums into their career and Metallica had sold millions upon millions of records, picked up several industry awards and even recorded an epic performance with the San Francisco Symphony...
Metallica Perform ‘…And Justice For All’ in Mexico City – Video of the Week
We could watch live Metallica videos all day long. Okay, okay, we already kind of do that. After watching hours and hours of videos, we found one that we can't wait to feature today. In this Video of the Week, we take a trip to Mexico City where we get to go backstage to see Metallica in one of their epic pre-show practice sessions, this time jamming on the instrumental, 'Orion.' As they wrap up t
Best ‘ReLoad’ Song – Readers Poll
On Nov. 18, 2012, Metallica fans celebrated the 15th anniversary of the release of 'ReLoad.' As the band's seventh studio album, 'ReLoad' has delivered memorable hits like 'The Unforgiven II,' 'The Memory Remains' and most notably, 'Fuel...
10 Awesome Kirk Hammett Guitar Solos
Metallica have created some of the most critically acclaimed music in the world of rock and metal over the course of three decades. And one of the foundations of their music has been Kirk Hammett's stellar guitar playing. He's behind some of the biggest face-melting tunes in history and he's never shown any signs of slowing down...
Japan 1989 Concert – Free Metallica Download of the Week
On May 17, 1989, Metallica wrapped up a two-night stint at the Koseinekin Hall in Osaka, Japan. This would be the second - and to date, the final - performance in Osaka for the band, and at the time, the fifth time the band toured Japan. In this download, fans will get classic performances of hits like 'Harvester of Sorrow,' 'One' and 'Seek & Destroy,' but most notable is '...And Justice for A
Favorite Metallica T-Shirts
When you're a die-hard fan of any band, one of the coolest things you can buy is a t-shirt that commemorates your love for the music. Taking your hard-earned cash, slapping it down on the merchandise table and saying, "I'll take that black one in a large," is one of the best feelings in the world.
‘Creeping Death’ – Story Behind the Song
While slower than the stereotypical thrash tune, 'Creeping Death' keeps the efforts Metallica made with 'Kill 'Em All' alive and strong. The second single from 1984's 'Ride the Lightning,' 'Creeping Death' has become synonymous with the band...
Metallica Perform ‘Escape’ For the First Time Ever – Video of the Week
On June 23, 2012, history was made for a number of reasons. That fateful Saturday marked the first day of a two-day festival created, organized and executed by Metallica, the first of its kind for the legendary rock band. Metallica headlined both days of the festival, known as Orion Music + More, making it the first time they ever performed in Atlantic City, N.J. For the 30,000 fans in attendance