Tag Archives: Ennio Morricone

James Hetfield, Slash, Tarja, and more remember legendary film composer Ennio Morricone

Posted by on July 6, 2020

  Legendary film composer Ennio Morricone has died. The 91-year-old Oscar-winning Italian composer, who scored more than 500 films, died this morning (6th) in Rome following complications from a fall last week, resulting in breaking his femur. Known as “The Maestro,” he took home the Oscar in 2015 for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight. While […]

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The history behind Metallica’s “The Ecstasy of Gold” intro

Posted by on June 10, 2017

A Metallica show is incomplete without Ennio Morricone’s “Ecstasy of Gold” opening. Regardless of the set list, their initial introduction is what kicks off the event. For those who don’t know, seeing these thrash icons is more than just a concert. A few would consider it an event of a lifetime. For years the legends have […]

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