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  • Metallica Releases Outtakes EP

    'Death Magnetic' pulls four unheard tracks from 2008

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  • Metallica Scorch Nashville With Metal Anthems, Lemmy Kilmister on "World Magnetic Tour"

    "Are you ready for this?" Metallica frontman James Hetfield growled from the stage of Nashville's Sommet Center Monday night, at the official kickoff of the band's latest U.S. run. "Metallica is mighty grateful to be alive, and here celebrating life with loud, heavy music." Loud and heavy it was — heavy enough to comically shake […]

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  • Metallica Unveil "Broken, Beat and Scarred" Video, Delay "Complete" Digital Package

    Metallica have debuted the video for their Death Magnetic cut "Broken, Beat and Scarred" on their official Website (it's not embeddable just yet, so click on over to get a look). Directed by music video vet Wayne Isham and filmed at a pair of December 2008 California concerts, the video gives a stage-eye view of […]

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  • Metallica's "All Nightmare Long" Video Premieres

    Metallica have unleashed their new video for the Death Magnetic epic "All Nightmare Long." While the band doesn't actually show up in the video, the nine-minute clip could be the best Metallica video since "One," and possibly even the best video of the year. Combining the a Grindhouse-esque worn film look with equal parts Russian […]

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  • Lars Ulrich Says Metallica Will Tour "Death Magnetic" Through 2010

    Metallica's massive world tour behind Death Magnetic is still in its infancy, but Lars Ulrich has visions of it lasting beyond next year. "We're booked up through August of next year, and right now we're sort of laying out Fall of '09 and the Spring of '10," he says. "We're waiting for a few other […]

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  • Metallica Tear Up New Songs, Ear Drums at Tour Kickoff

    The icy home of the Phoenix Coyotes got a blast of hot metal as Metallica kicked off their tour Tuesday night at Glendale, AZ's Jobing.com Arena. True to form, the metal godfathers arrived on stage to the sounds of "The Ecstasy of Gold" from The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, followed by the buzzsaw […]

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  • On the Charts: T.I. Follows "Paper Trail" Past Metallica For Top Spot

    The Big News: Debuts were the big story this week, with six new albums crashing this week's top ten. T.I.'s Paper Trail set the pace, selling 568,000 copies in its first week to dethrone Metallica's Death Magnetic. Death dropped down to number five, as Jennifer Hudson's self-titled album, Robin Thicke's Something Else and James Taylor's […]

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  • On the Charts: Demi Lovato & Kings of Leon Debut High, Metallica Rule

    The Big News: Metallica held off three big debuts to hold onto the Number One spot, as Death Magnetic sold another 132,000 copies to stay atop the charts for the third consecutive week. Disney's newest export Demi Lovato grabbed Number Two thanks to the 89,000 Camp Rock fans who bought her album Don't Forget. The […]

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  • On the Charts: Metallica On Top, Darius Rucker Makes Big Splash

    The Big News: Metallica managed to fend off both Ne-Yo and Nelly, as Death Magnetic held its throne atop the charts for the second consecutive week. Magnetic sold another 337,000 in its first full week, pushing its ten day total to 827,000. Ne-Yo's Year of the Gentleman grabbed second place with a quarter million copies […]

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  • On the Charts: Metallica Dominate, Jessica Simpson Debuts Strong

    The Big News: Metallica only needed four days to storm to the top of the charts, as the current cover boys sold 490,000 copies since its Friday release. While the shortened week prevented the band from setting a personal one-week sales record, they did manage to sell 400,000 more copies than the number two record, […]

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