Metallica

Metallica's Lars Ulrich Offers Health Update After James Hetfield Enters Rehab

In a new interview, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has offered an update on the health of frontman James Hetfield , who re-entered rehab last month to address his struggle with addiction. “He's doing what he needs to,” Lars tells USA Today . “He's in the process of healing himself." "I feel bad for...
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Kirk Hammett Has 'Really Kick-A**, Great' Material for Next Metallica Album

Kirk Hammett has talked openly about being more than ready to contribute to a new Metallica album, and he’s not backing off that claim at all. There will be an 11th studio LP sometime in the next few years, and Hammett hopes to play a major role in it. The guitarist hopped in the passenger seat for...
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Metallica to Headline 5 U.S. Festivals in 2020

Metallica will headline five U.S. festivals in 2020: Epicenter, Welcome to Rockville, Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life, and Aftershock. The announcement is the payoff for the countdown clock the band teased earlier this week. Metallica will play on two nights of each festival – all produced by the...
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What is Metallica Counting Down To?

Metallica fans’ heads are spinning faster than the descending numbers on a cryptic website launched by the band. Metallica’s social media directs users to metallicaxx.com, where there’s nothing but a flickering countdown clock on a black background. The clock is set to hit zero on Thursday, and...
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Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Shows Support For Metallica's James Hetfield

Tony Iommi has J ames Hetfield ’s back. The legendary Black Sabbath guitarist is showing support for the Metallica frontman as he enters rehab. “My best out to James Hetfield,” Iommi posted on Facebook. “You’ve done the right thing seeking help - I’m thinking of you my friend and wishing you all...
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Metallica Cancels Shows as James Hetfield Returns to Rehab

Metallica has announced that their frontman James Hetfield continues to struggle with addiction, and has decided to re-enter rehab. The move has forced the band to cancel an upcoming string of tour dates in Australia and New Zealand. “As most of you probably know, our brother James has been...
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Metallica Donates $279,000 to Romanian Children's Hospital

Metallica rocked Romania this week, and also left the European nation with a special gift. The heavy metal legends have donated $279,000 to help build the first pediatric oncology and radiotherapy hospital in the country. The money will go to Daruieste Viata (The Give Life Association). “The...
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Woman Uses Metallica Music to Scare Off Cougar

“I would love to contact them someday and tell James Hetfield that he saved my life,” Dee Gallant quipped. The Vancouver Island, British Columbia woman says she used Metallica music to scare off a cougar. Gallant told KelownaNow she was walking her dog in a wooded area when she felt eyes on her...
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Metallica's 'S&M2' Concert Coming to Theaters for One Night Only

Metallica is again joining forces with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra for a reprise of their famed 1999 performance . The celebration of album S&M ’s 20th anniversary sold out almost immediately, so the band is now offering a different way for fans around the world to experience the...
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See Kirk Hammett's Horror Movie Museum Exhibit

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett loves heavy riffs and scary movies, and his passions are on full display at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection features 90 items from his collection of classic horror and sci-fi movie...
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