Category Archives: Metallica Insider

Metallica bringing back pop-up stores in select cities, premiere new live video

Posted by on May 8, 2017

  This Wednesday (10) Metallica embark on their North American tour, their first official string of headlining dates since their 2009 trek. While thousands are gearing up to attend and doing their best to contain their excitement, the band also announced the return of their pop-up stores in select cities. It’s grand opening will be in New […]

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Here’s Metallica’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls” covered by bells

Posted by on May 2, 2017

You’d think that YouTuber Rob Scallon would have run out of ideas by now. What with his many banjo covers of metal songs, shovel covers, songs played with upright bass, one string, one fret, and even no strings, he’s done it all. Except cover Metallica’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls” on bells. Well, he can […]

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Dude adds bass to Metallica’s “One,” because why not?

Posted by on April 27, 2017

If there’s one complaint about Metallica’s fourth album, 1988’s …And Justice For All, it’s the sound. The wall of midrange and almost total lack of bass, like they’re hazing Jason Newsted for his first album, is baked into the album’s DNA. Of course, there was no way almost 30 years for an average musician to remix the album, […]

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Update: Opprobium says Metallica didn’t steal from them

Posted by on April 10, 2017

On Friday (7) we found out Brutal Records owner Michael Howard and publishing company Risky Music sent a cease and desist letter to Metallica claiming the band stole riffs from Opprobium’s (formerly known as Incubus) song “Hunger For Power” to use in Hardwired…To Self-Destruct’s “Moth Into Flame” and “Spit Out the Bone.” Exclaim! Initially found […]

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Metallica sell another 100,000 copies of ‘Hardwired… To Self Destruct’

Posted by on March 20, 2017

Last week, Metallica’s Hardwired… To Self Destruct had a monster week, selling 81,000 copies. It’s return to the upper echelon of the chart was due to the fact that anyone that bought a ticket for their forthcoming WorldWired tour got a copy of the album as well. The sales counted once those that bought tickets got the […]

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