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]