5 Great Metal Second Albums

September 18, 2019

They call it the sophomore slump. Your band killed it with your debut — you guys had your whole lives to that point to make that album, after all. You won a growing legion of […]


Metallica’s Two “S&M2” Shows: See Set Lists, Video

September 9, 2019

This weekend — Friday, September 6th, and Sunday, September 8th — Metallica played two “S&M²” shows with the San Francisco Symphony. In addition to revisiting the concept and collaboration behind the groundbreaking 1999 live album, S&M, […]


5 Great Metal Debut Albums

July 25, 2019

You only get one chance to make a first impression. That’s true whether you’re talking about a job interview, a date or a debut album. The stakes are high and you gotta come out with […]


Watch Metallica Play Epic National Anthem at NBA Finals

June 6, 2019

Metallica guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett are no strangers to playing the U.S. national anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner.” In fact, they’ve made something of a habit of it over recent years, performing the patriotic song before San Francisco […]

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