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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

Best-selling albums of 2018 so far

Best-selling albums of 2018 so far

Metal Insider has a weekly column in which they list the best-selling metal records of the week. As we’re halfway through the year, they made a list of all the top selling albums of 2018 so far, and Metallica has quite a few records in there. Hardwired… to Self-Destruct is the 22nd on the list, but…

By Greta 2018-06-18 0

RT: Other metal bands have followed Metallica’s path by seeking therapeutic intervention

RT: Other metal bands have followed Metallica’s path by seeking therapeutic intervention

Robert Trujillo says that other bands have followed METALLICA’s path by request therapeutic intervention when faced with personal turmoil. The San Francisco heavy metal giants’ 2004 documentary, “Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster”, followed the band through the three most turbulent years of their long career, during which they battled through addiction, lineup changes, fan backlash…

By Greta 2018-06-18 0

Photos and videos from the Polar Music Prize

Photos and videos from the Polar Music Prize

Lars Ulrich and Roberto Trujillo accepted the award from His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. British Rock legends Roger Glover and Ian Paice from Deep Purple read the citation prior to Metallica’s accepting the award. Glover said: “In the early 80s, we were riding high ding a big festival in England…I heard this band backstage,…

By Greta 2018-06-15 0