Category Archives: Metallica Insider

Metallica’s ‘Black’ album saved a woman’s life, “Enter Sandman” heard in new ‘Call of Duty’ trailer

Posted by on August 1, 2019

Dee Gallant, a native of Duncan, British Columbia, went on a morning jog with her dog Murphy. During her routine, she noticed a cougar was lurking and watching from a far. Gallant recalled to KelownaNow: “I looked over to the right and there it was. I couldn’t make it out at first and thought, ‘Oh, […]

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Metallica responds to St. Vincent comment on metal fashion

Posted by on April 5, 2018

There’s a lot of backlash behind metal fashion. Nowadays, you don’t have to know who the artist is to rock out a Morbid Angel T-shirt. Instead of landing a reasonably priced fashionable item on sites such as Amazon or even a wristband at, metal fashion continues to be easier and cheaper to find. For instance, […]

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Metallica’s manager believes Metallica has 20 years to become the next Rolling Stones

Posted by on December 14, 2017

Metallica’s co-manager Peter Mensch recently spoke to Music Week to reflect on their incredible success they had this year. He discussed the group’s overall achievement they had from 2016’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, which placed them at  #1 on Billboard’s year-end Hard Rock Albums list. Mensch theorized it was their extended absence that helped their triumphant year. […]

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Metallica’s “Orion” was originally part of “Welcome Home (Sanitarium)”

Posted by on December 7, 2017

With the recent reissue of (re)Master of Puppets, Metallica has been sharing fun facts about the album. Drummer, Lars Ulrich was speaking to radio host Andy Hall and mentioned how the instrumental track “Orion” was originally at the end of “Welcome Home (Sanitarium)” and discussed why they separated the two. “For Metallica making records is […]

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Hear Metallica crush “Damage Inc.” in 1987 in Germany

Posted by on November 3, 2017

First things first: Master of Puppets is probably Metallica’s finest moment.  It took them from a band well-known in metal circles to the biggest band in metal. Made without compromise, all four members fired on all cylinders, and although it turned out to be the last album Cliff Burton played on, it’s a fitting epitaph to […]

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