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Members of Metallica, Guns N’ Roses & more share videos of support for Road Recovery

Posted by on July 28, 2021

    As part of a new push by non-profit Road Recovery, several artists are sharing videos of support for the organization and it’s work with at-risk youth, especially in these trying times.  Artists who participated in the campaign include Metallica’s James Hetfield, Guns N’ Roses’ Slash, Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello, Bad Company’s […]

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Metallica has 10 songs written for new record

Posted by on May 11, 2021

  Metallica’s James Hetfield was a guest on the “The Fierce Life” podcast and revealed that the band has 10 songs written for a new album. The band latest effort, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, was released back in 2016, which was 8 years between records. Hopefully, we won’t have to wait that long for their follow-up effort. […]

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Newly discovered species of venomous snake named after Metallica’s James Hetfield

Posted by on August 31, 2020

  A newly discovered species of a snake has been named after Metallica frontman James Hetfield.  The venomous “Atheris hetfieldi” was discovered by a group of scientists led by Dr. Luis Ceriaco and Mariana Marques on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea at the base of a volcano. A species of African Bush Viper, it’s defining […]

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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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Metallica’s James Hetfield to release new coffee table book in July

Posted by on June 18, 2020

  Metallica’s James Hetfield has taken his obsession with vintage cars to the next level with his new coffee table book, Reclaimed Rust: The Four-Wheeled Creations of James Hetfield. The 192-page book will be available on July 28th. It features photographs of Hetfield’s passion for restoring and customizing classic cars into art, which have been […]

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James Hetfield’s mandatory ‘Sobriety Weekends’ led to Metallica’s festival cancellations

Posted by on February 27, 2020

Earlier this week, Metallica were forced to cancel two Danny Wimmer Presents festival appearances: Sonic Temple and Louder Than Life. During this announcement, frontman James Hetfield apologized to his fans, expressing how he had “two critical recovery events” that he couldn’t miss. It turns out those critical events are mandatory sobriety weekends. In a new […]

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Metallica officially drop off Sonic Temple Festival, replaced by Red Hot Chili Peppers & Tool

Posted by on February 24, 2020

  Earlier this morning we were hesitant to report a potential rumor that Metallica have allegedly dropped off of this year’s Sonic Temple Festival. Metal Insider contributor Sean Matthews alerted us at the crack of dawn this morning revealing that there have been multiple reports on the uncertainty on which Danny Wimmer Presents festivals the […]

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James Hetfield has returned to the stage

Posted by on February 21, 2020

  Last month, James Hetfield made his first public appearance since entering rehab at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA, for the Reclaimed Rust: The James Hetfield Collection exhibit. Metallica had to push back the second installment of their All Within My Hands Helping Hands concert. However, the delay didn’t stop Hetfield from […]

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Yeah! James Hetfield makes first public appearance after rehab

Posted by on January 31, 2020

  Metallica frontman James Hetfield has officially made his first public appearance since entering rehab last night (30th). The special event featured 10 of his classic custom cars at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA, for the Reclaimed Rust: The James Hetfield Collection exhibit. During the event, Hetfield auctioned two of his ESP […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Ten Shocking Moments of 2019

Posted by on December 27, 2019

Compared to previous years, 2019 has been relatively peaceful. Arch Enemy didn’t ban another photographer (that we know of). Despite his failed comeback attempt, there wasn’t another Threatin. However, Green Day donated $2000 to cover damages from a hardcore show at your favorite family restaurant, Denny’s, and David Lee Roth crashed a stranger’s bachelor party […]

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