36 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'
24 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Load’
Their follow-up to 'The Black Album.'
37 Years Ago: Metallica Entered the Studio to Record ‘Kill ‘Em All’
On May 10, 1983, a metal revolution was underway.
37 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
34 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash the Epic Album ‘Master of Puppets’
On March 3, 1986, Metallica unleashed their third studio album, 'Master of Puppets.'
37 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
Then we wound up with two amazing thrash bands.
19 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica
On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica.
Metallica To Issue ‘Beyond Magnetic’ EP on CD
Metallica fans who still prefer CDs over MP3s can pick up the band's four-song EP 'Beyond Magnetic' at retail outlets on Jan. 31.
Metallica Post 33-Minute Video Recap of Second 30th Anniversary Show
The post-victory celebration of Metallica's 30th anniversary bash continues with a 33-minute video recapping the second of four fan-club-only shows the band performed Dec. 7 at the Fillmore in San Francisco.
Lou Reed and Metallica Defend ‘Lulu’ With Venomous Intensity
"This is for people who are literate," Lou Reed insists about 'Lulu,' his widely criticized collaboration album with Metallica. "This isn’t 'I cry in my beer cos you f---ed him and ran your truck through my bar."