Metallica news


3/4/2021video: Metallica perform 'Battery' on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert
3/3/2021the greatest thrash metal album ever was released 35 years ago today
7/9/2020Byzantine, Bad Wolves, Five Finger Death Punch members cover Metallica
5/19/2020Metallica share concert video from their first-ever tour
5/1/2020Metallica perform new version of 'Blackened' while in quarantine
4/28/2020Metallica stream video of entire 1991 concert
4/14/2020Metallica issue full video of hometown concert
4/7/2020Metallica share video of entire 2009 concert
3/31/2020Metallica debut complete video of 2017 concert
8/25/2019one of the greatest metal albums ever was released 31 years ago today
6/28/2019Metallica frontman James Hetfield jams to Slayer while driving
6/4/201923 years ago today, a certain thrash band accelerated their decline by releasing this record
7/25/2018Speaking of influential metal albums, this legendary thrash record was released 35 years ago today.
9/5/2017Video: Metallica frontman James Hetfield narrowly escapes injury from on-stage fall.
6/29/2017Kendall and Kylie Jenner have issued an apology and removed their "vintage rock t-shirts."
5/16/2017Video: Metallica performs on 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'.
5/7/2017Metallica has unveiled a "Hardwired" performance video shot around the world.
4/19/2017Here's some pro-shot footage of 12-year-old Tye Trujillo performing with Korn.
4/18/2017Video: 12-year-old son of Metallica bassist makes live debut with Korn.
2/12/2017Video: Lady Gaga and Metallica perform together at the Grammy Awards.
2/11/2017Metallica will apparently announce a North American tour on Monday.
1/5/2017Here are the 20 best-selling metal and hard rock albums of 2016.
11/17/2016Video: Metallica plays "Enter Sandman" with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots using toy instruments.
10/31/2016Metallica has unveiled a new song titled "Atlas, Rise!"
9/30/2016Video: Metallica performs on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'.
9/26/2016Here is video of Metallica performing "Master of Puppets" and "Sad But True" on The Howard Stern Show.
9/26/2016A new Metallica song titled "Moth Into Flame" has made its online debut.
9/15/2016Video: three kids perform Metallica medley. Metallica themselves respond.
5/2/2016Video: banjo cover of Metallica song "Master of Puppets."
4/19/2016TV personality and Metallica fan Mike Rowe failed to recognize James Hetfield, then called him Lars Ulrich. Here's the story.
4/16/2016Video: Metallica perform at Berkeley, California record store.
3/2/2016Slayer guitarist Kerry King says that unlike Metallica and Iron Maiden, Slayer still makes "great records."
1/23/2016Here is video of Phil Anselmo and Dave Grohl, among others, performing several tracks at Dimebash 2016 last night, including Pantera's "Walk."
12/23/2015Metallica has shared roughly 15 seconds of new music, which you can listen to right here.
10/7/2015Watch Mike Portnoy cover Slayer, Metallica, more on a Hello Kitty drum kit.
10/2/2015Vanna's cover of the Metallica song "Fuel" has made its online debut.
9/27/2015Metallica bass-god Cliff Burton died 29 years ago today.
8/23/2015Here's a list of the 250 best-selling music acts of all-time.
6/15/2015Here's video of Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett performing the National Anthem at NBA Finals game 5.
6/4/2015Watch seminal Metallica album '...And Justice For All' get an all-bass makeover.
6/2/2015Metallica: official video of second-ever live performance of "The Unforgiven II" released.
5/27/2015Somebody took the snare drum from Metallica's St. Anger album and put it on "Master of Puppets." Listen, if you dare.
5/17/2015Watch Metallica frontman James Hetfield perform a song with his daughter, Cali.
5/11/2015Here's a banjo cover of the Metallica classic, "Battery."
5/4/2015Here is Metallica's "Enter Sandman" covered in reverse.
4/13/2015Video: Meshuggah joined on stage for "Bleed" by Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett.
3/9/2015The Dillinger Escape Plan responds to praise from Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett.
2/10/201520 love songs in 20 styles (Pantera, Metallica, Type O Negative, more).
2/4/2015Not surprisingly, Metallica's "Master of Puppets" got a sock puppet parody video.
1/14/2015Three metal musicians re-recorded Metallica's entire St. Anger album. You can stream it here.
1/7/2015Here are some iconic metal album covers (Pantera, Slayer, etc.) redesigned in smooth jazz fashion.
11/22/2014Video: Metallica performs "Sad But True" on final night of The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson residency.
11/20/2014Video: Metallica performs "For Whom The Bell Tolls" on The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson.
11/18/2014Video: Metallica performs "Hit The Lights" on CBS's The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson.
10/1/2014Scott Ian of Anthrax tells the story of Dave Mustaine's firing from Metallica.
9/9/2014Exodus has premiered a new song featuring a guitar solo from Metallica's Kirk Hammett.
7/14/2014Metallica's new ESPN SportsCenter ad has made its online debut.
5/17/2014Metallica performed the national anthem at the San Francisco Giants game last night. You can watch some video here.
5/13/2014Metallica covered The Beatles, Deep Purple, Ozzy, and Rare Earth at a benefit yesterday (video).
3/24/2014Metallica is streaming their new Ronnie James Dio tribute track, "Ronnie Rising."
3/19/2014Metallica has released the studio demo version of their new song "Lords of Summer."
3/17/2014Metallica performed a new song titled "The Lords of Summer" in Colombia yesterday. You can listen to it now.
2/6/2014Megadeth tour manager: "Dave Mustaine is not responsible for booting Newsted off [shows]."
1/28/2014Metallica has posted their "One" performance from the Through The Never movie.
1/27/2014Metallica played "One" at 2014 Grammy Awards with Lang Lang and sounded Lousy Lousy.
1/10/2014ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has provided some new details on why he left the band.
1/7/2014Isis, Metallica, and Black Flag are among the bands that Melvins frontman Buzz Osborne thinks "blew it."
12/9/2013If you'd like to watch Metallica's concert in Antarctica, you can do so now.
9/25/2013If you missed Metallica on The Colbert Report (Comedy Central) last night, footage is available online.
9/20/2013Metallica: footage of "Master of Puppets" performance from 'Through the Never' movie online.
9/4/2013Metallica has premiered the live version of "Master Of Puppets" from their upcoming movie.
7/22/2013Metallica has uploaded the theatrical trailer for their forthcoming movie, Through The Never.
5/1/2013Metallica has announced the performance schedule for the 2013 Orion Music + More Festival.
10/25/201211 Greatest Metal Songs of All Time
6/28/2012Metallica has uploaded a 50-minute video highlighting day 1 of their Orion Music + More festival.
4/18/2012The schedule has been announced for Metallica's June festival, Orion Music + More.


2/8/2021Metallica play 'Enter Sandman' on Super Bowl 'Late Show'
1/10/2021Megaforce Records co-founder Marsha Zazula dies
9/22/2020Rolling Stone issue new '500 Greatest Albums of All Time' list
8/10/2020Metallica announce their first show of 2020
7/15/2020Metallica announce 'S&M2' live album, share new video
4/2/2020Metallica donate $350K for COVID-19 relief efforts
3/23/2020Metallica to stream full concert every Monday
3/23/2020Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville, Sonic Temple canceled
2/24/2020Metallica cancel two festival performances
1/8/2020Metallica pledge $750,000 to Australia wildfire relief efforts
12/10/2019Welcome To Rockville 2020 lineup announced
12/2/2019Sonic Temple Festival 2020 lineup announced
11/19/2019Epicenter 2020 to feature Metallica, Deftones, Power Trip, more
11/19/2019Rodrigo y Gabriela release cover of Metallica's 'Battery'
10/10/2019Metallica to headline five U.S. festivals in 2020
9/27/2019Metallica frontman James Hetfield enters rehab
3/7/2019Metallica and Slipknot to tour Australia together
9/24/2018Metallica announces European tour with Ghost
9/6/2018Metallica announces 'definitive' reissue of '...And Justice For All'
5/1/2018Austin City Limits 2018 to include Metallica, Deftones
2/26/2018Metallica announces North American tour
2/23/2018Metallica set to announce North American tour?
2/12/2018Metallica's James Hetfield lands role in Zac Efron movie
2/7/2018Late Metallica bassist to be honored with 'Cliff Burton Day'
11/28/2017Meshuggah, Code Orange among 2018 Grammy nominees
10/17/2017Metallica unveil demo version of song 'Master Of Puppets'
8/29/2017Metallica announces 'Master Of Puppets' re-release
8/8/2017Man arrested at Metallica concert for urinating on family
5/2/2017Metallica announces live rehearsal special
4/18/2017Metallica album 'Hardwired... To Self-Destruct' goes Platinum
4/9/2017Metallica bassist's 12-year-old son to fill in on bass for Korn
4/7/2017Metallica invites local bands to compete for opening slot
3/16/2017Metallica announces European tour with Kvelertak
2/16/2017Grammys apologize to Metallica for awards show mishap
2/13/2017Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold announce tour
2/7/2017Metallica to perform with Lady Gaga at Grammys
2/6/2017Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold tour rumored
12/23/2016Metallica hopes to bring back Orion Music festival
12/6/2016Gojira, Periphery among Grammy Award nominees
11/29/2016Rock On The Range 2017 lineup announced
11/28/2016Metallica's new album debuts at No. 1
11/16/2016Metallica to release 10 music videos over next two days
11/11/2016Metallica announces 'Blackened Friday'
10/25/2016Metallica to release 'Atlas, Rise' on Halloween
9/20/2016Metallica set to perform on The Tonight Show
9/5/2016Metallica to tour Latin America
8/18/2016Metallica announce new album, premiere song
7/6/2016Metallica to reportedly release new album in October
6/13/2016Metallica begins mixing new album
4/3/2016Metallica to play Record Store Day in-store show
3/25/2016Metallica stadium concert sells out in less than 10 minutes
3/16/2016Metallica to headline Minneapolis stadium concert
3/8/2016Record Store Day 2016 releases announced
2/23/2016Metallica named Record Store Day 2016 'Ambassador'
12/29/2015Metal and rock community pays tribute to Lemmy
11/6/2015Metallica hopes to release new album in 2016
10/12/2015Metallica: 'We are recording right now'
9/3/2015Vanna to cover Korn, Metallica, more on EP; premiere song
3/25/2015Metallica to co-headline Lollapalooza
3/20/2015Metallica in serious debt, says biographers
3/3/2015Metallica to release No Life 'Til Leather cassette
1/9/2015Kirk Hammett FestEvil w/ Meshuggah, Agnostic Front
10/29/2014Metallica to play entire week on Late Late Show
9/27/2014Metallica, Deftones slated for U.S. Rock In Rio
9/16/2014Metallica to release 27 live albums on CD
9/3/2014Metallica honored by Guinness World Records
9/3/2014Exodus announces special guests on new album
5/29/2014Metallica's "Black Album" sets new sales record
3/3/2014Heavy Montreal 2014 lineup announced
2/10/2014Mustaine blames promoter; promoter blames Mustaine
2/5/2014Megadeth kicks Jason Newsted off Australian shows
1/30/2014Metallica's Orion festival likely gone for good
1/17/2014Metallica set to begin work on new album
1/3/2014Kirk Hammett to perform with Exodus, Death Angel
11/7/2013Carcass to perform at Kirk Hammett's Fear FestEvil
10/24/2013Metallica announces Antarctica concert
2/25/2013Metallica announces Orion Festival lineup
12/20/2012Metallica's Orion Fest 2013 location announced
11/30/2012Metallica launches own label, Blackened Recordings
10/23/2012Metallica launching record label
8/7/2012Soundwave Festival 2013 (Australia) lineup
3/8/2012Metallica adds 'heavy' bands to Orion fest lineup
2/7/2012Metallica announces creation of new music festival
1/4/2012Metallica releasing latest EP on CD
1/25/2011'Big Four' U.S. show announced
7/8/2010Metallica taps Baroness for Australia tour
4/2/2010Metallica taps High On Fire for European shows
12/1/2009Mastodon to support Metallica in Latin America
6/20/2009Metallica, Lamb Of God tour
10/29/2008Metallica, Mastodon tour (Europe)
8/11/2008Metallica, The Sword, etc. tour
4/8/2008The Sword, Metallica tour dates (Europe)
3/29/2006Avenged Sevenfold to tour w/ Metallica, GN'R