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]