Tag: Metallica

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

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

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

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

Polar Music Prize ceremony live stream

Metallica sent out a newsletter about how fans can follow the events of the upcoming Polar Music Prize ceremony which is held on June 14. If you live in Sweden, you can tune in to TV4 or stream the ceremony on TV4 Play beginning at 18.00 CEST. I’ve checked the website and it works perfectly…

By Greta 2018-06-12 0

Load is 22!

Metallica’s sixth studio album was released 22 years ago today, so in order to celebrate this kick-ass record, head over to Metallica’s official website and read an interview with Lars and James (and a bit of Kirk) about the album from two years ago.

By Greta 2018-06-04 0