Liz Ramanand has been a concert junkie and metal head since the ripe age of 9 years old. Now that passion has turned into an obsession. While working for AOL's heavy metal unit Noisecreep.com as well as Roadrunner Records, she graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Journalism and English from Brooklyn College. She makes it her priority to attend at least four concerts a week any less would make her a very unhappy metal head.
Gojira Frontman Joe Duplantier: ‘At One Point, Metallica Was My Life’
Gojira have become one of the most respected acts in metal today. While on their latest tour, which happened to be with Slayer (see our recap and photos of the NYC show), we had the opportunity to sit down with frontman Joe Duplantier, who talked about bands he has hit the road with who've left a long-lasting impact on him.
Metallica Tap Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones + More for 2013 Orion Festival
Metallica started 2013 in a big way by revealing that they would be staging their second annual Orion Music + More Festival in Detroit on June 8 and 9. Now, the band has unveiled the bands that will join them at the two-day extravaganza. Among the acts sharing the stage with Metallica will be Red Hot Chili Peppers, Deftones, Rise Against and more.
Metallica To Rock National Anthem + Throw Out First Pitch at San Francisco Giants Game
With a new album in the works, a 3D film set to arrive in the summer, plans for a second Orion Festival and a headlining gig at Revolver’s Golden Gods Awards, Metallica have a busy 2013 ahead of them. And now the year got even more awesome with the announcement that the band will step up to the metal plate by performing the National Anthem and throwing out the first pitch at the San Francisco Gian
Wedding Band’s Bossa Nova Rendition of Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’ Goes Viral
Nothing says Metallica quite like 'Enter Sandman' at a wedding reception, especially when the metal classic takes on a smooth bossa nova sound.
Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival To Hit Detroit in 2013
It’s no surprise that Metallica’s inaugural Orion Music + More Festival earlier this year in Atlantic City, N.J., was a major success, and now the legendary metal act has announced plans for the 2013 edition of the concert event.
Favorite Metallica Album – Readers Poll
The metal titans of Metallica are always making news, and even though their album ‘Lulu’ with Lou Reed didn’t get the greatest response from fans, Metallica are responsible for some of the greatest and most influential records in the history of metal.
Former Metallica Bassist Ron McGovney Hits Back at Dave Mustaine Over Recent Comments
Ex-Metallica Bassist Ron McGovney just took a verbal swing at his former bandmate Dave Mustaine, after the Megadeth guitarist completely cut McGovney out of Metallica's history during a recent interview. McGovney feels that Mustaine has continued to show him a lack of respect by “minimizing” his involvement during Metallica's early stages.
Metallica to Unveil New Stage at Mexico Shows
Metallica are gearing up for some serious touring this year, including headlining their own Orion Music + More 2012 festival in Atlantic City, N.J. Now, the heavy metal legends have announced two shows taking place in Mexico along with a immense new stage setup.
Macy Gray Covers Metallica’s ‘Nothing Else Matters’ on New Album
Songstress Macy Gray is gearing up for her new album ‘Covered’ on which she performs her own rendition of songs by a wide variety of artists -- one of those artists happens to be Metallica.
Slipknot, Black Sabbath and Metallica to Tour Together in 2012?
With Black Sabbath reuniting, Slipknot touring and an upcoming big announcement from Metallica, metal heads can only fantasize about these three massive acts sharing the stage. A new report from Artisan News suggests these bands may get together for a huge massive festival tour in the summer.