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Metallica Alumni Feud? Megadeth Boots Newsted Off Tour
Given that they are both former members of Metallica, one would think Dave Mustaine and Jason Newsted would get along famously. However, that appears not to be the case, as we learn that Newsted’s self-titled band has been thrown off an Australian tour by headliners Megadeth. “At the r…
James Hetfield Traces His Musical Evolution: ‘I Was on a Quest’
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Metallica‘s James Hetfield recently sat down with Guitar Center for a wide-ranging interview, offering fans an insight into his early years as a musician and his development as a guitarist. You can watch the 13-minute interview above. Describing the eff…
Metallica Plan to Start Work on New Album Soon
Metallica fans have had to be patient while waiting for the band to put together a follow-up to 2008’s ‘Death Magnetic,’ but it looks like 2014 might be their year. Guitarist Kirk Hammett recently told Billboard that after putting it off for years with a variety of projects, the…
Rocker Says the Stones, the Who and Metallica ‘Blew It’
We’ve all been disappointed by a late-period record by one of our favorite bands, and to one extent or another, we’ve all engaged in an endless debate over whether it’s better to burn out or fade away. For Buzz Osborne of the Melvins, the answer is neither; creativity takes effo…
Metallica To Appear With Classical Pianist at 2014 Grammys
Metallica will take a break from recording its new album to appear with classical music pianist Lang Lang at the 56th annual Grammy Awards on January 26. It is unknown what song or songs they will perform together. It’s not the band’s first offbeat collaboration, of course. This unusua…
Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival Taking a Year Off
Metallica had a lot going on in 2013, and they’ll be just as busy in 2014 — so busy, in fact, that it looks like they’ll have to hit the pause button on their Orion Music + More festival. The update comes from the Detroit News, where a spokesperson for Orion promoters C3 Present…
Metallica and Iron Maiden Team Up to Headline Sonisphere
Two of heavy metal’s greatest champions, Metallica and Iron Maiden, have been officially confirmed as headliners for Sonisphere 2014 — the European continent-touring mega-festival first launched to great success in 2009, but which latter suffered a last-minute cancellation of its UK le…
Metallica to Debut New Song on Next Tour
Metallica plan to hit the road next summer, playing a bunch of dates throughout Europe. And they’re letting their fans pick the set lists. Best of all, they’re leaving one slot open for a brand new song they plan to play every night. While only three cities have been announced for…

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