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Watch: DOWN Performs 'Pop-Up' Concert In Baton Rouge

DOWN played the second of two Louisiana "pop-up" shows last Friday night (June 21) at Varsity Theatre in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Fan-filmed video of the concert is available below (courtesy of Adam Lancaster YouTube channel) The band's setlist was as follows, according to Setlist.fm: 01. Eyes O...
June 24, 2024
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Watch: DOWN Returns To Live Stage For First Time In Nearly Two Years

DOWN played the first of two Louisiana "pop-up" shows last night (Thursday, June 20) at Southport Hall in New Orleans. Fan-filmed video of the concert is available below. The band's setlist was as follows, according to Setlist.fm: 01. Lysergik Funeral Procession 02. Hail The Leaf 03. Lifer 04. The S...
June 21, 2024
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JAMES HETFIELD Says METALLICA's Collaboration With FORTNITE 'Makes Sense': 'It Is A Really Cool Idea'

This weekend only, jump in to Fortnite to experience METALLICA's music like never before in "Metallica: Fuel. Fire. Fury." This immersive music experience journeys through five classic METALLICA tracks plus — because this is a METALLICA concert — the customary live intro of Ennio Morricone's "The Ec...
June 21, 2024
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DOWN Announces Two 'Pop-Up' Shows In Louisiana Following New Mexico Concert Cancelation

DOWN has announced two "pop-up" shows for this week in Louisiana after the band's previously announced concert in Mescalero, New Mexico was postponed due to a pair of rapidly growing wildfires which are converging on a village inside a tribal reservation in the state. The long-running heavy metal su...
June 19, 2024
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DAVID ELLEFSON On Whether He Would Attend MEGADETH's Hypothetical ROCK HALL Induction: 'When You Get Invited To The Party, You Always RSVP'

In a new interview with Scott Davidson of Chicago's Rebel Radio 92.5 FM, David Ellefson was asked if he would attend MEGADETH's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction should he and his former bandmates ever get the nod. He responded: "Who knows, man? I mean, listen, my attitude is, is when you get inv...
June 18, 2024
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DOWN Postpones New Mexico Concert Due To Raging Wildfires

DOWN has postponed its previously announced concert in Mescalero, New Mexico due to a pair of rapidly growing wildfires which are converging on a village inside a tribal reservation in the state. The long-running heavy metal supergroup, which features vocalist Philip H. Anselmo, guitarists Pepper Ke...
June 18, 2024
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Watch: METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO Receives His New Custom Shop WARWICK Bass

The Framus & Warwick YouTube channel has uploaded video of METALLICA's Robert Trujillo receiving a new custom-made instrument from Warwick in Germany. In the video, Robert showcases the stunning designs and details of these bass guitars. His new German-made custom bass is based on Robert's...
June 15, 2024
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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: 'I Don't Believe We Tour Enough'

During an appearance on the 45th episode of "The Metallica Report", the podcast offering weekly insider updates on all things METALLICA, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett spoke about what it has been like to return to the road after taking a six-month break with the "M72" world tour. Kirk said (as tr...
June 14, 2024
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METALLICA Comes To FORTNITE Festival As Icons For Season 4

Having played every continent in the physical world, METALLICA sets its sights on new frontiers with events across Fortnite this month. METALLICA becomes the first band to take center stage across all Fortnite experiences, with METALLICA-themed gameplay coming to Fortnite Festival, Battle Royale, LE...
June 12, 2024
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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT: JUDAS PRIEST Are 'Architects Of What We Now Know As Heavy Metal'

Fan-filmed video of the May 25 question-and-answer session at the "Metallica: The Black Album in Black & White" book signing at Alte Kongresshalle in Munich, Germany by METALLICA's official photographer Ross Halfin can be seen below. METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Hammett a...
June 10, 2024
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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY And DOWN's PEPPER KEENAN Mourns Death Of Father

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY frontman and DOWN guitarist Pepper Keenan is mourning the death of his father. Jerry Pepper Keenan passed away earlier today (Friday, June 7) at the age of 83. Pepper took to DOWN's social media to share a few photos of his father, and he included the following message: "Keen...
June 7, 2024
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KIRK HAMMETT On Other Musicians Covering METALLICA: 'I Love It When People Interpret The Music Through Their Own Filter'

During an appearance on a recent episode of "The Metallica Report", the podcast offering weekly insider updates on all things METALLICA, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett was asked if he likes to hear other musicians playing METALLICA music note for note or adapted in their own way. Kirk responded (a...
May 24, 2024
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Original SALIVA Singer JOSEY SCOTT Says His New Band Isn't Afraid To Draw Influences From All Music Genres

In a new interview with Rock 100.5 The KATT's Cameron Buchholtz, original SALIVA singer Josey Scott (a.k.a. Joseph Sappington),who has been performing with his solo group in recent months under various names, including JOSEY SCOTT – THE ORIGINAL VOICE OF SALIVA and JOSEY SCOTT'S SALIVA, was asked a...
May 23, 2024
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JAMES HETFIELD: It Is 'A Travesty' That MOTÖRHEAD Hasn't Been Inducted Into ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

During an appearance on the latest episode of "The Metallica Report", the podcast offering weekly insider updates on all things METALLICA, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield spoke about some of his recently acquired tattoos, including one that pays tribute to Lemmy Kilmister in the form of a tattoo c...
May 22, 2024
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METALLICA Shares Full Video Of Cover Of ELTON JOHN's 'Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding'

METALLICA honored Elton John and his songwriting partner Bernie Taupin by performing at a tribute concert at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. on March 20. A full video of the performance has now been posted on METALLICA's YouTube channel and can be seen below. Elton and Bernie collected the...
May 10, 2024