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Cliff Burton vs Jason Newsted

Metallica fans often obsess over bass: whether it’s the greatness of Cliff Burton’s playing, the absence of any audible bass playing on …And Justice for All, the rest of the Jason Newsted era and the following era, which featured his successor, Robert Trujillo. In a new interview, producer Flemming Rasmussen went in-depth about the recording process with the […]

Who Played ‘Thrash’-Style Riffing First Metallica or Metal Church?

  Australia’s Sticks For Stones recently conducted an interview with METAL CHURCH guitarist Kurdt Vanderhoof. On which band was formed first — METALLICA or METAL CHURCH: Kurdt: “[It’s] hard to say. METALLICA didn’t exist when I was trying to put METAL CHURCH together. And Lars [Ulrich, METALLICA drummer] stopped in San Francisco to visit friends, and that’s where I met him, I’ve known Lars longer than he’s known James [Hetfield, METALLICA frontman]. So… I don’t know. It’s […]

Metallica Rocking Behind The Scenes

God, I love Metallica. Have ever since the 1st time I saw them in 1986 in Austin, TX at the Frank Erwin Center. They don’t come around often enough. So here is a cool video I found of them rehearsing before going out to play Blackened.

Metallica Interviewed By CBS

(CBS News) “Enter Sandman” was one of the high-voltage hits that’s put the rock band Metallica on the charts again and again. They talk about the good times — and bad — with Anthony Mason . . . For The Record: As if the world’s biggest heavy metal band wasn’t big enough, in their film, “Metallica […]

Metallica Through The Never Review

Regardless of how many times you have seen Metallica live, or if you’ve never been fortunate enough to catch them in concert, if you’re a fan of the band, you’ll want to see ‘Metallica Through The Never.’ The film is a 92-minute opus that will likely leave theatergoers speechless when the end credits roll. One of the […]

Metallica to Focus on 10th Album Beginning in September

About time…   Andrew Caballero-Reynolds, Getty Images Four years since Metallica released ‘Death Magnetic,’ the band have announced that they will begin to ‘concentrate on new music’ for their next album beginning in September. Metallica will once again team with legendary producer Rick Rubin to craft the band’s 10th album. During a conference call to […]

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