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SKID ROW's SCOTTI HILL On METALLICA: 'They're Our Generation's LED ZEPPELIN'

In a new interview with Radioactive MikeZ, host of the 96.7 KCAL-FM program "Wired In The Empire", SKID ROW guitarist Scotti Hill was asked what he thought of METALLICA's performance at the Power Trip festival in Indio, California in early October. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET):...
November 30, 2023
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METALLICA Receives SoundExchange Hall Of Fame Award

SoundExchange, the premier music tech organization powering the future of music, announced today that legendary hard rock band METALLICA has been awarded the SoundExchange Hall Of Fame Award as one of the most streamed acts in the organization's 20-year history. "METALLICA is considered one of the g...
November 27, 2023
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EYE AM Feat. TYPE O NEGATIVE And CROWBAR Members: Second Single 'Cryptomnesia' Out Now

EYE AM, the new band featuring former TYPE O NEGATIVE members Kenny Hickey (guitar/vocals) and Johnny Kelly (drums),along with Kirk Windstein (guitar, vocals; CROWBAR, DOWN, KINGDOM OF SORROW) and Todd Strange (CROWBAR, DOWN),has released its second single, "Cryptomnesia", via Corpse Paint Records...
November 25, 2023
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Watch: KIRK HAMMETT Trips And Falls On Stage During METALLICA's Concert In Detroit

METALLICA's Kirk Hammett tripped and fell very awkwardly, partly on his purple ESP guitar, during the band's concert this past Sunday, November 12 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The incident happened during the intro tape to "Fight Fire With Fire", just as Hammett and his bandmates had finished...
November 17, 2023
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DAVID ELLEFSON Celebrates 59th Birthday By Attending METALLICA's 'No Repeat Weekend' In Detroit

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson celebrated his 59th birthday by attending METALLICA's "No Repeat Weekend" shows at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. Earlier today (Monday, November 13), Ellefson shared a few photos of him at the two METALLICA concerts, which were held on Friday and Sunday...
November 13, 2023
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JOE SATRIANI And STEVE VAI To Team Up For 'Satch/Vai' 2024 U.S. Tour

For the first time ever, after more than 50 years of friendship, Joe Satriani and Steve Vai will team up for a tour in 2024. Believe it not, this is the first time Joe and Steve will tour as a duo bill, and it comes along with plans to release a new musical collaboration. Says Satriani: "The Satch/V...
November 8, 2023
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KIRK HAMMETT On METALLICA's Rise To Fame: 'We Were Extremely Motivated To Do The Best We Could'

A.D. Rowntree of the KSHE 95 radio station conducted an interview with METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett prior to the band's November 3 concert at the Dome at America's Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Speaking about METALLICA's rise from the metal underground four decades ago to the heights of stadium...
November 4, 2023
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ROBERT TRUJILLO Details METALLICA's Pre-Show Workout Routines

In a brand new interview with Lauren "Lern" Elwell of the 105.7 The Point radio station, bassist Robert Trujillo spoke about his typical pre-concert routine to prepare him for the high-energy intensity of a METALLICA performance. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "So, before we take the...
November 3, 2023
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DORO PESCH 'Could Tell' METALLICA Was Going To Be Big When She First Saw Them In 1984

In a new interview with DJ Ramo (a.k.a. Omar Rodriguez) of The Metal Mixtape, German metal queen Doro Pesch reflected on the first time she met the members of METALLICA, in particular the band's then-bassist Cliff Burton. The singer, who was fronting the band WARLOCK at the time of her METALLICA enc...
November 2, 2023
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METALLICA's KIRK HAMMETT And EPIPHONE Unveil 1979 Flying V

For 150 years, Epiphone has been a leading innovator in instrument design. By leveraging its iconic past and leaning into the future, Epiphone has set the stage for the next era of sound for present and future generations. Heavy metal guitars don't get more iconic than Kirk Hammett's 1979 Gibson Fly...
October 31, 2023
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KIRK WINDSTEIN Hopes DOWN Can Record And Release New Music In 2024

In a new interview with Scott Penfold of Loaded Radio, DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein spoke about the possibility of him and his bandmates writing and recording new music in the not-too-distant future. The supergroup, which also includes PANTERA singer Philip Anselmo, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitaris...
October 29, 2023
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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of METALLICA Performing 'One' At POWER TRIP Festival

Professionally filmed video of METALLICA performing the song "One" on October 8 at the Power Trip festival in Indio, California can be seen below. METALLICA closed out the final night at the three-day event with a 16-song set that spanned the band's entire career. METALLICA kicked off the show with...
October 23, 2023
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DAVID ELLEFSON: 'I'm Not In MEGADETH' Anymore So 'I Can Finally Wear My METALLICA Shirts Again'

In a new interview with the Mike Nelson Show, former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson was asked about his recent social media post which revealed that he went to see METALLICA play at one of the shows on the "M72" tour. Asked how the concert was, Ellefson said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "I...
October 18, 2023
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Watch Pro-Shot Video Of METALLICA Performing 'Fuel' At POWER TRIP Festival

Professionally filmed video of METALLICA performing the song "Fuel" on October 8 at the Power Trip festival in Indio, California can be seen below. METALLICA closed out Sunday night at the three-day event with a 16-song set that spanned the band's entire career. METALLICA kicked off the show with "W...
October 17, 2023
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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD: LARS ULRICH 'Never Rehearsed Until Maybe Four Or Five Years Ago'

METALLICA's James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo have reflected on the experience of performing at the Power Trip festival this past weekend. The inaugural three-day Power Trip rock and heavy metal event began Friday (October 6) with sets from IRON MAIDEN and GUNS N' ROSES. Next up over...
October 11, 2023