Author: Greta

Ron McGovney interview

Ron McGovney interview

Ron McGovney is the original Metallica bassist, and it was his garage that not only hosted auditions for the band but also served as their first rehearsal space! Ron recounts how he met James Hetfield in junior high, what happened to their highschool band, Leather Charm, his first introduction to drummer Lars Ulrich (and what…

By Greta 2018-07-23 0

Polar Music Prize onstage interview with Lars

Polar Music Prize onstage interview with Lars

Music journalist Jan Gradvall interviews Lars Ulrich, co-founder and drummer of Metallica about the band’s beginnings back in the 80s, their musical influences and long and successful career. The interview is based on songs from Metallica and other artists who have had a major impact on the band, to help tell the story of this…

By Greta 2018-07-10 0

Documentary on WorldWired tour production

Documentary on WorldWired tour production

Metallica’s live shows are famous for having technically ambitious stage setups, complete with pyrotechnics, lasers, projectors and more. Their WorldWired tour has proven no exception with its eye-catching stage design (the band perform under a canopy of 52 LED video cubes, which move up and down with the music) and groundbreaking use of drones (it’s…

By Greta 2018-06-30 0

AWMH charity event & acoustic concert

AWMH charity event & acoustic concert

Celebrating the first anniversary of All Within My Hands, Metallica will hold a charity event in San Francisco on November 3 which they will end with an acoustic concert. The band will release more info about the day later in the summer. source

By Greta 2018-06-21 0

Metallica donates Polar Music Prize money to three charities

Metallica donates Polar Music Prize money to three charities

After receiving the Polar Music Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in Stockholm on Thursday (June 14), Metallica has donated its monetary award of one million Swedish Kroner (just over $130,000) to three charities. The band is giving 50 percent of their prize money to the Stockholm City Mission, which supports the homeless;…

By Greta 2018-06-19 0