Metallica

Dave Mustaine Shares Support From James Hetfield and Ozzy After Cancer Diagnosis

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is opening up about his battle with cancer, and the encouraging support he’s received from the metal community. In a new interview with Rolling Stone , the 58-year-old said he is not technically in remission, but that he’s feeling strong and ready to finish up the...
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Metallica Donates $100,000 to California Wildfires Relief Efforts

Two major wildfires burning in California are nearly contained, according to Cal Fire officials, but there’s still work to be done and people that need help. Once again, Metallica is answering the call. The Bay Area natives and their All Within My Hands Foundation are donating $100,000 to relief...
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Metal For Your Feet: Check Out These New Metallica Socks

Metallica is upping its wardrobe game. The band that has already brought us collaborations with Billabong apparel and Nixon watches is now looking out for our feet. Metallica is working with Stance on a line of socks that screams metal. There are several different styles including designs based on...
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Why a Former Thin Lizzy Guitarist Has Been Mad at Metallica For 20 Years

Former Thin Lizzy guitarist Eric Bell has a beef with Metallica that goes back two decades. The 72-year-old says the band didn’t pay him for performing with them in Dublin. Metallica and Thin Lizzy had both recorded notable covers of the Irish folklore song “Whiskey in the Jar.” Metallica won a...
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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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