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Metallica Just Teased A Tour Announcement, But Is It For Australia?

February 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

Heavy metal legends Metallica have sent fans into a frenzy after teasing a forthcoming tour announcement, but unfortunately for Australian fans, it looks like it probably won’t have anything to do with the band returning down under. Metallica shared a number of teaser videos over the weekend, which suggest they’re planning on announcing some new details for their current WorldWired Tour (behind latest album Hardwired… To Self-Destruct) early this week. A post shared by Metallica (@metallica) on Feb 25, 2018 at 9:00am PST // It appears the announcement is due Monday US time, which would be early [read on]

Metallica Have Their Own Shoes Coming Out

February 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Metallica have dropped some of the most popular merch in music history and it looks like they’ve got something else up their sleeve, announcing shoes. The group have teamed up with Vans for a collection of footwear and clothing but we reckon it’s the shoes that people are going to be snapping up very quickly. In true Metallica style, they are black and white with the band’s iconic logo plastered all over it. They come in both a high-top and slip-on styles with an engraved Metallica logo on the sidewalls. They’re due to be released tomorrow on the Vans website, at selected retailers and on the band’s official [read on]

Metallica’s James Hetfield Added To The Cast Of Zac Efron-Starring Ted Bundy Movie

February 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

Metallica frontman James Hetfield is set to star in his first movie. He will act alongside Zac Efron in the forthcoming Ted Bundy film Extremely Wicked, Shocking Evil and Vile, playing Officer Bob Hayward, who was the first officer to ever arrest Bundy. Hetfield has featured in other films like 2016’s Billions but this will be the first time he’s ever played a character. He was likely put up to the role by director Joe Berlinger who also directed Metallica’s documentary Some Kind of Monster plus West Memphis Three doco Paradise Lost which featured the band’s music. “Having spent hundreds of hours behind the scenes [read on]

Annual ‘Cliff Burton Day’ Announced In Honour Of Late Metallica Legend

February 7, 2018 // 0 Comments

Metallica fans will come together to celebrate Cliff Burton this month, with February 10th to henceforth be known as ‘Cliff Burton Day’ in honour of the late bass legend. It comes following a petition, which garnered a huge amount of support to recognise Burton’s birthday in his hometown of California’s Castro Valley. “IT’S OFFICIAL!” Metallica announced on Instagram. “The Board of Supervisors from Alameda County has just proclaimed February 10, 2018, which would have been Cliff’s 56th birthday, ‘Cliff Burton Day’. “Thanks to all of the fans who got behind this [read on]

16 Huge Concert Tours Australia Desperately Needs In 2018

December 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

With the hellish nightmare that was 2017 almost done and dusted, it’s time to look ahead at which concert tours Australia really needs to see in 2018, just to make us all feel better. 2017 was a pretty solid year for big-name Aussie tours, and we copped a bunch of shows which we’d waited for a while for, including tours from the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Lana Del Rey and Muse. That said, there are still some pretty huge names who are due for a cheeky Aussie tour in the not-too-distant future, and others who we just really need to see down under sometime soon. So without further ado, here are 16 huge concert tours that [read on]

Hear Taylor Swift, Britney Spears, Nickelback & More Sung In The Style Of Metallica

November 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Crazy YouTube legend Anthony Vincent has released yet another incredible video, this time performing 10 different songs in the style of Metallica. Previously we’ve seen Vincent perform The Weekend’s ‘Starboy’ in different styles, put together a metal montage of Taylor Swift songs, and do Justin Bieber in a plethora of styles as well. Now, recruiting his mate EROCK on guitar, Vincent has masterminded 10 covers in the style of Metallica, using songs from all sides of the genre spectrum. From pop tracks like ABBA’s ‘Dancing Queen’ and Britney Spears’ ‘Baby One More Time,’ to ‘Hey Ya by OutKast and even tracks by Seal and [read on]

Watch Metallica Cover Oasis’ ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ In Manchester

October 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Metallica unleashed a surprise cover of Oasis‘ singalong hit ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ in Manchester on Saturday night — a song which has become an unofficial anthem for the city since the terror attack at Ariana Grande’s Manchester Arena concert earlier this year. Halfway through their recent set at the same venue, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Rob Trujillo took centre stage for a few solos, which included a singalong of ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’. Drummer Lars Ulrich later shared video of the Oasis cover, saying on Twitter, “What a moment!! Goosebumps.” Watch [read on]

12 Bands We Think Could Be On The Download Festival Australia Lineup

October 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

It barely needs to be pointed out that we’re all crapping our dacks withe excitement for the inaugural Download Festival Australia to reveal its lineup, which FYI is tipped to happen before October is out. But the suspense is fkn killing us, so we thought we might as well have a crack at predicting some of the big-name local and international bands who could very likely be gracing the bill for the blockbuster riff bash’s down under debut. Ex-Soundwave boss AJ Maddah reckons Download was “talking to two amazing headliners” a few months back, and if it’s any two of the options we’ve listed below then [read on]

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich & Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl: “Let’s Play Together One Day”

September 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

We may yet live to see a Metallica and Foo Fighters supergroup emerge to shred our faces off, because respective band leaders Lars Ulrich and Dave Grohl have struck up a gentlemen’s agreement to perform together at some stage in the future. It all went down on the latest episode of the Metallica tubthumber’s Beats 1 radio show It’s Electric!, while he was interviewing the Foos frontman about their respective music idols. “You and I have never played together, so let’s do that… let’s play together one day,” Ulrich said, to which Grohl — channelling his inner Han Solo — replied, “I know! [read on]

Metallica’s James Hetfield Suffers Serious Fall On Stage, Keeps Playing Anyway

September 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Metallica frontman James Hetfield has bounced back after suffering a serious fall during the band’s concert at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on Monday night. Fan-shot footage from the show (below, via Blabbermouth) shows Hetfield falling into a hole in the stage during the song ‘Now That We’re Dead’. Crew members can be seen rushing to his aid, before Hetfield returns to his feet and keeps performing, although clearly in some pain. Metallica are yet to release a statement about the fall, or any injuries Hetfield may have sustained. Metallica are currently touring in Europe as part of their ‘WorldWired’ tour, [read on]