39 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
36 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash the Epic Album ‘Master of Puppets’
The legendary third album and major label debut from Metallica.
30 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour
A tour for the ages remembered for all the wrong reasons.
34 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash ‘…And Justice for All’
On Sept. 7, 1988, Metallica released '...And Justice For All,' their first album without Cliff Burton.
21 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."
Metallica to Play Entire ‘Black Album’ at 2012 Download Festival
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the England's Download festival, Metallica will play their mega-selling 1991 self-titled disc (aka 'The Black Album') in its entirety.
Metallica and Lou Reed Talk Evolution of ‘Lulu’
Now that Metallica and Lou Reed have given the public the full Monty on their double-disc collaboration ‘Lulu’ by streaming the entire album on their website, the music icons are talking about their brave, ambitious, Frankenstein.