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Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich to host his bandmates on his ‘It’s Electric’ radio show

Posted by on July 27, 2017

Prior to Metallica kicking off their North American WordWired journey, Lars Ulrich launched his online radio show, It’s Electric on Apple Music’s Beats 1 this past May. Since then, the drummer interviewed artists including Iggy Pop to reflecting on his fifteen favorite metal albums of all time. Now, he gets to move away from his […]

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Metal by Numbers, 7/26: Linkin Park’s sad return; Silverstein’s biggest debut

Posted by on July 26, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Well, we knew this might happen. Inevitably, when an artist dies, their sales increase. Old fans that grew up on a band’s music pick up the album that meant so much to them that […]

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New Jersey dude offers FREE METAL to locals

Posted by on July 25, 2017

Normally, in suburbia, townsfolk normally set up a lemonade stand, yard sale, or even offer a car wash during the hot summer season. However, in Bridgewater, NJ, one dude named Steve Brown decided that wasn’t enough. Brown rocked out his cowboy hat, Hawaiian shorts, rolled up socks, and a sign reading: FREE METAL. That’s right, […]

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James Hetfield rocks out to Ghost

Posted by on July 24, 2017

Ghost is arguably more popular than ever right now, and with them having opened for Iron Maiden for the past few months, there’s probably a whole new audience that saw them live for the first time. On the other hand, many have been fans since the first album, Opus Eponymous. Among those people is Metallica’s James […]

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich would like to see Phil Rudd play “Enter Sandman”

Posted by on July 20, 2017

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich recently spoke with Forbes discussing a handful of topics, from the return to stadiums after sixteen years to admiring bands who still rock out in their seventies from acts including The Who, Paul McCartney, and The Rolling Stones. Later in the conversation, Ulrich was hypothetically asked, if he had to watch […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/19: Decapitated get ahead in sales

Posted by on July 19, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Summer touring season usually yields some good numbers for album sales, even if the album isn’t really considered new anymore. A few bands have popped up again as a result of Vans Warped […]

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Metallica invite young fan on stage at recent Detroit show

Posted by on July 17, 2017

Last Wednesday (12), Metallica performed at Comerica Park in Detroit Michigan. It was a dream come true for a young fan named Kendalynn. Drummer Lars Ulrich was feeling rather generous by allowing the fifth member sit behind his kit, having a round at playing the drums in front of thousands of fans. We haven’t checked […]

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Imagine Meshuggah’s “Bleed” had the snare from Metallica’s “St Anger”

Posted by on July 13, 2017

We aren’t exactly sure what YouTuber Mark Esch was thinking when he decided to take the snare Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich used in 2003’s St. Anger and applied it to Meshuggah’s tune, “Bleed.” This is one mashup that does not work from beginning to end. However, depending on the listener, it can be considered as […]

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Metallica discuss their setlist for current WorldWired tour

Posted by on July 12, 2017

It’s no secret that Metallica’s current North American WorldWired tour is quite the experience and has surpassed die hard fans’ expectations. They have personalized each and every city since their initial kickoff in Baltimore including sharing thank you videos and creating a special set list. These legends recently explained to Rolling Stone the reasoning behind […]

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Metal By Numbers 7/22: Stone Sour sell superbly

Posted by on July 12, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   There weren’t too many debuts this week compared to previous weeks, but we do have another hard rock/metal album taking the number one spot. In other news, I took a good look at […]

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