"Metallica travels all over the world, and through music we try to bring people together"
Drummer promises to make shows on band's first North American tour in close to a decade into "events"
Metallica drummer also talks "slight technical snafu" at Grammys and possible future collaborations with singer
"I had lost control over the muscles in my mouth. My lips were slack-jawed. I was drooling all over myself," singer writes in '18 and Life on Skid Row'
"We've always connected to the edgy bits of culture," drummer says, prior to recent House of Vans gig
Clip captures band during explosive arena show
Eight years have passed since pioneering thrashers' last LP. Drummer explains how they found their furious focus on 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct'
Shoot-outs and fistfights dominate 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct' visual
Drummer also talks idolizing James Hetfield, reading Bruce Springsteen and why film tops music
Band played classics, tunes from upcoming 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct' at intimate NYC show
Metal vets also open up about favorite new bands and 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct' in wide-ranging SiriusXM chat
'Back to the Front' chronicles making of group's 1986 landmark album
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Authorized book 'Back to the Front,' out this fall, will tell the story of the making of the record and tour that followed
Drummer previews 'Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct' LP hours after putting out lead single "Hardwired"