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Watch Metallica’s Entire Antarctica Concert Played Without Amps

In a geodesic dome surrounded by a small group of Latin American contest winners and research scientists, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo performed a short set of old hits at a site near the heliport at Carlini Argentine Base, Antarctica.

12/10/2013

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Metallica’s Orion Music + More Fest Will Not Return in 2014

The two-day Orion Music + More Festival, curated by heavy metal legends Metallica, will not be returning to Detroit’s Belle Isle next year (the site of the 2013 edition) and will take 2014 off altogether, according to event promoter C3 Presents.

12/03/2013

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Lars Ulrich on Lou Reed: ‘We Were Both Outsiders’

“We both never felt comfortable going down the same path that everyone else was doing. Metallica’s always been autonomous, and Lou Reed is the godfather of being an outsider, being autonomous, marching to his own drum.”

10/31/2013

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Metallica On Justin Bieber Cover Of “Fade To Black”

Metallica aren’t exactly the band you’d associate with Justin Bieber. But, it turns out the band who once called themselves Alcoholica and wrote the songs “Harvester of Sorrow” and Call of Ktulu” call themselves Bieber fans.

10/30/2013

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Enter Snowman: Metallica To Play Antarctica

Metallica is a global phenomenon and have played every continent but one. That’s going to change when the thrash metal legends cross Antarctica off of their to-do list for a one-off show, when they play the Argentine Antarctic Base Carlini on December 8.

10/25/2013

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Book Report: ‘The Merciless Book of Metal Lists’

Last week, we gave you the lowdownon Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History Of Metal, which takes you from the ’60s to today. It’s a great history lesson, and a very readable one. On the flip side is The Merciless Book Of Metal Lists, which gets into a crucial part of the heavy metal culture, namely, arguing about who is great, who sucks, and who is a poser.

10/15/2013

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Radio.com Inside Out: Metalheads Talking Metal, Starring Rob Halford, Dave Mustaine & More

We sat down with some of the icons of the last few decades of heavy metal and hard rock to talk about the culture, why it’s so enduring, and how it has changed. Unsurprisingly, Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Phil Anselmo (Pantera, Down), Dave Mustaine and Dave Ellefson (Megadeth) and Jason Newsted (Metallica), all had a lot to say on the matter.

10/08/2013

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Metallica’s New Movie ‘Through The Never': Fun For The Fans

Metallica has been doing the film festival circuit (and even played at San Diego’s ComicCon) promoting their cinematic event. This isn’t supposed to be just a Metallica concert film. There’s a narrative.

09/30/2013

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Metallica’s James Hetfield On ‘Through The Never’ & Sharing ‘Enter Sandman’ With Mariano Rivera

“For all those that didn’t get to see Kill ‘Em All, Master of Puppets, we have all those props and there’s a story line to give it longer legs so it’s just not a concert footage film.”

09/27/2013

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Metallica ‘Through The Never’ Reviewed

As far as concert films go, if it isn’t the most beautifully shot one of all time, it’s close. You actually do feel like you’re onstage with the band. But – ostensibly – this isn’t supposed to be just a Metallica concert film. There’s a narrative.

09/27/2013

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