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Metallica Share Bloopers From ESPN Ad

July 20, 2014

By now, you've probably seen Metallica's amazing ESPN commercial where the heavy metal gods loaf around the network's offices, offering up free guitar lessons and providing promo music for ESPN's coverage of the PGA Senior Tour. The clip was such a comedic...


See Metallica's 'This Is SportsCenter' Ad

July 14, 2014

Metallica have a sense of humor, a fact they proved recently with the video they made to troll Glastonbury protesters. And now they're proving it again in a spot for ESPN's SportsCenter that will air during tonight's Home Run Derby. The clip plays off...


Watch Metallica Rock the National Anthem

May 17, 2014

Metallica graced San Francisco's AT&T park on Friday as the Giants honored the hometown band with "Metallica Night." James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett opened the game by playing "The Star-Spangled Banner" and drummer Lars Ulrich threw out the first...


Rob Zombie Covers 'Enter Sandman'

May 2, 2014

A metal band covering Metallica's "Enter Sandman" is the concert equivalent of a Southern rock band covering "Free Bird." But Rob Zombie isn't above tackling an obvious classic, so he and his ghoulish backing band paid tribute to the iconic, riff-heavy...


Metallica Shred in Antarctica

December 23, 2013

On December 8th, Metallica played a little show south of the border. Way south: the band's set took place inside a dome on the heliport at the Carlini Argentine Base in Antarctica. The performance featured 10 songs and solidified them as the only band...


Metallica Preview New Film at Comic-Con

July 20, 2013

In Metallica Through the Never, a delivery boy (played by Dane DeHaan) gets caught up in a battle between angry rioters and a police force while Metallica perform on top of a gigantic stage at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. The narrative structure...


Metallica Erupt in 'Through The Never'

May 23, 2013

A grisly car crash followed by an all-out riot may not be what you expected to see in a Metallica 3D concert film, but that's exactly how the new trailer for Metallica Through the Never opens. Helmed by Hungarian director Nimród Antal, the...


Metallica Pay Homage to Green Day

October 29, 2012

After Green Day withdrew from last weekend's Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans, Metallica stepped up to take their place, and acknowledged the switch onstage. Before the metal heroes tore through the Ride the Lightning cut...


Metallica Share Download Fest Highlights

July 3, 2012

In an act of metal altruism, Metallica have shared this extended clip of the band warming up before their June 9th gig at the Download Festival in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. While the small tuning room necessitates a slightly more subdued performance,...


Metallica Reunite With Dave Mustaine

December 11, 2011

If there's ever a movie made about Metallica, last night's concert at the Fillmore in San Francisco should be the final scene. In a moment that was impossible to imagine just a few years ago, the original line-up - featuring James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich,...


Lou Reed and Metallica Talk 'Lulu'

October 25, 2011

"Any type of situation where you can just do something different and put yourself in a different place for inspiration is always great," says Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich at the launch party for Lulu, his band's new collaboration with Lou Reed, at the...


Metallica Dress Up as Murderous Bears

June 30, 2014

Before Metallica took the stage at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival over the weekend, they poked fun at the Britons who protested their appearance over frontman James Hetfield's support of hunting with a video titled Glastallica directed by Glastonbury...


Watch James Hetfield Play the Beatles

May 16, 2014

"You guys like the Beatles?" Metallica frontman James Hetfield asked the audience at a benefit called Acoustic-4-a-Cure. After hearing the crowd's cheers, he deadpanned, "Uh, I've heard of them. This is a beautiful song." Then, in a rare solo appearance...


Go Behind the Scenes of Metallica's Movie

February 3, 2014

When Metallica's monolithic statue of Lady Justice detonates and collapses around the band midway through their feature film, Metallica: Through the Never, its pieces thud and crash in ways that moviegoers could hear and feel. It's the sort of sensory...


Metallica Surprise Yankees' Mariano Rivera

September 23, 2013

Hard-rock fans who attended yesterday's Yankees game in the Bronx got a special treat, as Metallica performed their classic tune "Enter Sandman" for pitching great Mariano Rivera, who is set to retire at the end of this season. Since 1999, Rivera has...


Metallica, 'Hit the Lights' Live at Orion

June 13, 2013

You may have never heard of the mysterious metal act Dehaan, but you've definitely heard Dehaan – because, well, they're actually Metallica. This past weekend at the band's own Orion Music + More Festival, Metallica came out as Dehaan and proceeded...


Metallica Tear Through 'Master of Puppets' in Quebec

December 5, 2012

In 2009, Metallica took over Quebec City's Colisée Pepsi for a pair of nights. On December 11th, the band will release Quebec Magnetic, a DVD and Blu-Ray film featuring footage of the two shows. Here, the band tears through their classic "Master...


Metallica Talk Writing Next Album

July 30, 2012

Metallica sat down over the weekend in Mexico City for a Q&A that touched on the band's next album, reports When asked if the group is working on new material, the musicians confirmed they have begun thinking about the...


Metallica: Big Issue Cover Shoot

May 31, 2012

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich explains why Metallica decided to create their own Orion festival in this clip from behind the scenes of the band's cover shoot for Rolling Stone's Big Issue. "Getting your own festival off the ground is not something you...


Metallica and Lou Reed on 'Jools Holland'

November 9, 2011

Metallica and Lou Reed joined forces once again on last night's episode of the British music program Later… with Jools Holland. In addition to performing a version of "Iced Honey" from their collaborative album Lulu, the rock legends played a new,...