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Watch Metallica Rock Lollapalooza With Three Crushing Songs

August 6, 2015

Metallica returned to the Lollapalooza stage for the first time in nearly two decades this past weekend to play a crushing set that Rolling Stone declared the fest's "Best Return." Red Bull TV captured three tunes from the group's headlining set –...


Watch Metallica Perform National Anthem at NBA Finals

June 15, 2015

Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett have developed a new live staple: their psychedelic version of "The Star Spangled Banner." The metal axemen performed their dual-guitar anthem before tip-off of Sunday night's NBA Finals Game Five match-up between...


Watch James Hetfield and Daughter Cover Adele

May 17, 2015

Sammy Hagar and James Hetfield's second annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit concert took place Friday night at San Francisco's the Masonic, and among the surprise collaborations delivering unexpected covers was one performance that no one could...


Metallica to Headline 2015 X Games in Austin

May 11, 2015

UPDATE: X Games performers the Glitch Mob have released a remix of Metallica's "Lords of Summer" on their Soundcloud page. The remix has been named the event's official anthem. Metallica will perform in Austin, Texas for the first time in six...


Metallica End 'Late Late Show' Residency With 'Sad but True'

November 22, 2014

Metallica wrapped up their weeklong Late Late Show residency in fitting fashion Friday night as the metal gods churned out a sharp, pulverizing rendition of The Black Album's "Sad but True," a subtle reminder that both their week...


Metallica Rock 'For Whom the Bell Tolls' on 'Late Late Show'

November 20, 2014

Metallica reached the midpoint of their The Late Late Show residency Wednesday night by delivering their fan favorite "For Whom the Bell Tolls." For the performance, each band member gets to showcase their technical prowess on this precise but...


See Metallica Storm 'Ferguson' With 'Hit the Lights'

November 18, 2014

Metallica promised to "shake the rafters" of The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson during their residency this week, and they kicked things off last night with a thunderous run-through of the first song they ever recorded, "Hit the Lights." The band...


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...


Watch Metallica Perform 'Whiplash' at X Games

June 12, 2015

Metallica brought metal thunder to the X Games with their June 6th performance in Austin, Texas. Now, fans can glimpse the band's pre-show process and a pummeling version of their thrash-metal classic "Whiplash," as Blabbermouth reports.  The...


Metallica Day: Go Behind the Scenes in San Francisco

May 13, 2015

Unlike most home teams, Metallica broke out the black jerseys earlier this month in San Francisco, when they took over AT&T Park for the third-annual "Metallica Day" celebration. With James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett handling "The Star-Spangled...


Flashback: Metallica Reunite With Dave Mustaine In 2011

April 28, 2015

In December of 2011, Metallica celebrated their 30th anniversary with a four-night stand in their hometown of San Francisco. They could have easily packed a stadium many times over to commemorate the occasion, but they opted to play the Fillmore,...


Watch Metallica Nail 'Enter Sandman' on 'Late Late Show'

November 21, 2014

"Here tonight is a band who are the runner-up on American Idol, wasn't it fellas," Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson joked introducing Metallica on the penultimate night of the metal gods' week-long residency. With only two nights left, Metallica decided...


Watch Metallica Deliver Blistering Version of 'Fuel'

November 19, 2014

Metallica continued their week-long The Late Late Show residency on Tuesday with a blistering version of "Fuel," their Grammy-nominated single from 1997's ReLoad. James Hetfield delivered the pseudo-rapped intro ("Gimme fuel,...


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...


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...