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Metallica - To Perform At Grammy Awards

Metallica are among the nominees for "Best Rock Song" with "Hardwired" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards. But the metallers will also perform at the event. The last time Metallica performed at the Grammy Awards, they played the song "One" and were joined on stage by Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang. Now they promise something special once again.

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Posted: 16.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Halestorm - Cover Metallica, Soundgarden, Whitesnake On New EP

Halestorm have just released a new EP via Atlantic, titled ReAniMate 3.0: The CoVeRs eP, where the band covers songs by Whitesnake, Sophie B. Hawkins, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Twenty One Pilots, Soundgarden, and Metallica. This is their third covers EP. Below you can listen to their covers of Metallica's "Ride The Lightning", Whitesnake's "Still Of The Night" and also Soundgarden's "Fell On Black Days".

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Posted: 08.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Metallica - Release Videos For All Tracks On New Album

Metallica are releasing videos for all tracks on their upcoming new album, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct. Since it is a double album, you will get 13 videos, leading up to the album's release tomorrow. That's a lot of videos! Well, the band has started premiering them yesterday every two hours and the last one, "Lords Of Summer" (bonus track), just premiered as well. The clips were created in several different locations around the globe.

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Posted: 17.11.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (19)


Metallica - Announce Special Live Performances, To Livestream London Gig

As you know, Metallica's new double album Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, is about to hit the streets (November 18th) and the band has planned a special performance to mark its release. On Friday, they celebrate it with an intimate performance at the House of Vans in London, England for Fifth Members and lucky winners of the Vans ticket contest. If you can't be there, the good news is that the band will livestream their performance at 21:00 GMT.

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Posted: 15.11.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Heavy Music Artwork - Third Issue Feat. Metallica, Opeth, In Flames, Neurosis And More

The third issue of Heavy Music Artwork will be out in January 2017. Following the second installment dedicated to Folklore, Heavy Music Artwork's third installment is called "Human" and is an introspective outlook on music and art. Among other things, it features interviews with Opeth, Devin Townsend, In Flames, Neurosis, Dark Funeral, Alter Bridge, plus artists profiles and interviews with Dave McKean, Seth Siro Anton, Orion Landau and many more.

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Posted: 09.11.2016 by hmartwork | Comments (6)


Metallica - Premiere New Track

Metallica has chosen Halloween to premiere a brand new track. Is it any good though? First of all, it's called "Atlas, Rise!" and it's also the third track the band unveils from the upcoming double album, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct. You can listen to the track on the video below, where you can also watch footage of the band in the studio.

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Posted: 31.10.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (63)


Metallica - Debut New Song And Video

To build the anticipation even more for Metallica's new double record, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, today is the day to hear another brand new tune. The legendary metal group just premiered track number two from the offering, "Moth Into Flame" and a corresponding video to go with it, directed by Tom Kirk of Muse fame. To listen to the pumping song, head over here. Do you dig the new Metallica song?

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Posted: 26.09.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (44)


Metallica - Release Live Clip Of New Song

Metal icons Metallica just recently revealed their thrashy new single and new album, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct. Shortly after that, the group also debuted the new song live for the first time at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis and filmed the occasion. You can now watch that performance here and see how the brand new song works in a live setting.

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Posted: 23.08.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (13)


Metallica - Reveal New Album Details And New Song

A new Metallica song has been released! In fact, the legendary band decided to reveal all about their new album as well. After a long wait following 2008's Death Magnetic, the heavy metallers are releasing a double album titled Hardwired...To Self-Destruct everywhere on November 18th. How is Metallica sounding nowadays? Check out "Hardwired" to find out.

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Posted: 19.08.2016 by Dominus | Comments (45)


Metallica - Discuss Early Years In New Spotify Documentary Series

With the new Spotify Landmark documentary series, Landmark - Metallica: The Early Years, fans will get a chance to look back on the start of Metallica's career. Spotify's first music documentary will debut on August 18th and will feature four episodes. For now, a trailer has been released to whet your appetite. Watch it here!

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Posted: 17.08.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Metallica - Mixing New Album, Out This Year

Metallica are taking their sweet time with the follow-up to Death Magnetic (2008). Now almost eight years later, their new album is being finalized, currently in the mixing stages. In a recent interview with Humanity magazine, drummer Lars Ulrich confirmed that their 10th album is coming out this year (tentatively in the fall) and you can expect a more diverse record.

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Posted: 18.06.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (38)


Metallica - 'Master Of Puppets' Preserved By US Library Of Congress

Metallica's 1986 masterpiece Master Of Puppets has been preserved for posterity and is the first metal title to be given the honour of being added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. The record was selected as one of the 25 new sound recordings added to the registry of works that are "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."

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Posted: 25.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (44)


Metallica - Announce Record Store Day Live Release, Audio Sample

As Ambassadors for this year's Record Store Day celebrating independent retail, Metallica will have a special exclusive CD release, Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité, Metallica!, live at Le Bataclan, Paris, France - June 11th, 2003. They will be donating all profits to the victims of the attacks in Paris in 2015. For now, check out a sneak peek of the cover art below and a preview of the music with "Fade To Black."

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Posted: 22.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Metallica - Share Two Live Songs From 'Ride The Lightning' Reissue

The Deluxe Edition of Metallica's milestone record Ride The Lightning is being released next month on April 15th via Blackened Recordings. Included in this edition are recordings of a show they headlined in San Francisco on March 15th, 1985. They headlined the second of two shows at the Kabuki Theater in San Francisco 31 years ago. Here's a little taste of the recording of that gig via SoundCloud below. It's "Motorbreath" and a cover version of the Diamond Head classic "Am I Evil?". Yes, I am.

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Posted: 17.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Metallica - Unveil First Details Of 'Master Of Puppets' Book

While they continue to work on a new album, Metallica have collaborated with an award winning author named Matt Taylor on a book about the making of the band's classic 1986 album Master Of Puppets and the subsequent tour that followed its release. Fans shared photos, videos and stories with the band so that all pieces fit together. The cover of Metallica: Back To The Front, which is due in the fall of 2016, can be seen below for now. The book will be released as part of the 30th anniversary celebration of Master Of Puppets.

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Posted: 11.12.2015 by nicaZe | Comments (8)