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EXODUS's TOM HUNTING Talks Beginnings Of Thrash Metal, His Early Musical Inspirations

Legendary EXODUS drummer Tom Hunting recently talked with host Jarrad James of Drum Rundown about the beginnings of thrash metal, his inspirations behind the genre, and how he chooses gear to "get in and get out" of one of the fastest, heaviest gigs around. Check out the full interview below. A year...
February 14, 2024
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CROWBAR Announces March/April 2024 U.S. Tour

CROWBAR has announced its latest round of U.S. headlining dates, confirming a two-week spring run from March 30 through April 14, with support from MORBID VISIONZ. The trek will see CROWBAR performing a special set of songs from their "Crowbar" and "Odd Fellows Rest" albums as part of the annual Dec...
February 13, 2024
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HERMAN LI On DRAGONFORCE's 'Through The Fire And Flames': 'That Song Definitely Keeps On Giving'

By David E. Gehlke Power metal was virtually covered terrain when DRAGONFORCE came flying out of the gate in 2003 with their "Valley Of The Damned" debut. Yet, the multi-national band essentially took the style and all its strengths and weaknesses to the nth degree, with a particular emphasis on unc...
February 13, 2024
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CLIFF BURTON 'Ultimates!' Figure Released By SUPER7 On What Would Have Been METALLICA Bassist's 62nd Birthday

To coincide with what would have been Cliff Burton's 62nd birthday on February 10, Super7 has released a highly detailed and intricately sculpted Ultimates! action figure of the late METALLICA bassist. Product description: Known as "The Major Rager" bassist from the band METALLICA, Cliff Burton is r...
February 10, 2024
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METALLICA Wins 'Best Metal Performance' GRAMMY For '72 Seasons'

METALLICA was honored with a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 66th annual Grammy Awards, which is being held tonight (Sunday, February 4) at the Crypto.com Arena (formerly the Staples Center) in Los Angeles, California. METALLICA was nominated for "...
February 4, 2024
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Watch: SCOTT TRAVIS Performs JUDAS PRIEST And AC/DC Classics With PRIEST/DC In Auburn, California

JUDAS PRIEST drummer Scott Travis performed with the California-based JUDAS PRIEST-AC/DC cover band called PRIEST/DC on February 3 at Pistol Pete's in Auburn, California. Fan-filmed video of the concert can be seen below. PRIEST/DC features vocalist Jeff Martin from RACER X. Martin was also previous...
February 4, 2024
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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT And GIBSON Unveil 1989 Les Paul Custom, A Recreated Version Of His Guitar

For 130 years, Gibson has shaped sound across generations and genres of music, becoming one of the most relevant, played, and loved guitar brands around the world. Gibson Custom Shop is proud to unveil its next global release in partnership with Kirk Hammett, legendary guitarist of the multi-platinu...
January 23, 2024
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Late METALLICA Bassist CLIFF BURTON: Third Version Of ReAction Figure From Super7 Coming In March

Super7 will release the third version of its ReAction figure of late METALLICA bassist Cliff Burton on or around March 1. The new figure includes: * Cliff Burton figure featuring Cliff torn jeans, black t-shirt and flannel * Comes with a black bass guitar * Injected plastic and paint * 3¾ scale figu...
January 22, 2024
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DORO Shares Cover Of METALLICA's 'The Four Horsemen'

German metal queen Doro has prepared a special New Year's gift for her fans and is excited to announce the digital release of the cover of METALLICA's classic "The Four Horsemen". This track will also be included on the forthcoming digital EP "Conqueress – Extended", due to be released on March 1. D...
January 19, 2024
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DOWN Is Continuing To Work On New Music At PHILIP ANSELMO's Studio

DOWN, featuring vocalist Philip H. Anselmo, guitarists Pepper Keenan and Kirk Windstein, drummer Jimmy Bower and bassist Pat Bruders, is continuing work on the songwriting process for a new release. The long-running heavy metal supergroup hasn't issued anything since the arrival of the "Down IV – Pa...
January 13, 2024
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JOHN 5 Says METALLICA's 'Master Of Puppets' Album Is 'Perfection': 'All The Songs Are So Well-Written And Well-Executed'

In a new interview with Radioactive MikeZ, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire", former ROB ZOMBIE and current MÖTLEY CRÜE guitarist John 5 was asked which METALLICA album he thinks is better, "Ride The Lightning" or "Master Of Puppets". He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH...
January 11, 2024
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DEATH ANGEL's ROB CAVESTANY Names His Favorite METALLICA Album

In the video below, EMG artist Rob Cavestany of San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans DEATH ANGEL remembers hearing METALLICA for the first time. Rob also shared some great stories about meeting METALLICA, opening for them and having the band take the young DEATH ANGEL under their wings. Rob said (a...
January 11, 2024
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JASON NEWSTED Still Gets Offers Of 'Music Collaborations' But Says He Is 'Very Picky About Those Proposals These Days'

During an appearance on the 24th episode of "The Metallica Report", the recently launched podcast offering weekly insider updates on all things METALLICA, former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted was asked what he is up to these days in terms of any plans, projects, and just life in general. He respon...
January 10, 2024
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Watch: METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT And ROBERT TRUJILLO Sign Bottles Of 'Blackened' In Livermore

On December 2, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo made a special appearance at Costco in Livermore, California to autograph bottles of the band's whiskey brand, Blackened. Video and photos of their appearance can be found below (video uploaded to YouTube by Ed Collects). Bl...
January 2, 2024
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DOWN Is Working On New Music

DOWN, featuring vocalist Philip H. Anselmo, guitarists Pepper Keenan and Kirk Windstein, drummer Jimmy Bower and bassist Pat Bruders, has apparently commented the songwriting process for a new release. The long-running heavy metal supergroup hasn't issued anything since the arrival of the "Down IV –...
December 28, 2023