No band has ever failed to live up to its own potential quite like Metallica. While the other three quarters of thrash metal's "big four" (Testament, Megadeth and Slayer) still cut records and tour for receptive audiences, Metallica moved on to Kid Rock and Nickelback territory. We're used to it now ... More >>
Anton CorbijnBack in February Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett cryptically commented to Rolling Stone that the band was crafting something that was "not really 100 percent a Metallica record."
Indeed, it turned out that the band was working with Lou Reed on a full album; a collaboration with ... More >>
Warner Bros.Metallica's Lars UlrichMonths of anticipation came to an explosive finish in the California desert on Saturday night, as Metallica closed their "Big 4" thrash-fest with a thundering "Seek & Destroy" for 50,000 weary headbangers spread across Empire Polo Field in Indio. By acknowle ... More >>