Tag Archives: Metallica

Metal By Numbers 11/15: The dusk in sales

Posted by on November 15, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week The last time Converge put out an album I had barely started writing at Metal Insider. Hell, I hadn’t even taken over Metal By Numbers yet. And, on top of it all, I didn’t […]

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Metallica’s Archivist: Bob Pfiefer

Posted by on November 13, 2017

As you probably already heard, Metallica has released a remastered version of Master of Puppets. The limited edition deluxe version contains loads of rare photos, unreleased demos, rough mixes and more. To gather all those rare items, they hired Bob Pfiefer. He goes around the world full-time and collects rare Metallica memorabilia, recordings, footage, etc. However, no matter […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/8: Hollywood is an undeadman, in theory

Posted by on November 8, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. We’ve got the full-blown charts this week, which means I can list percentage increases and decreases without having to bust out my cell phone’s calculator like I’m back in math class. There’s also a […]

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Watch Metallica crush “Master of Puppets” from 1986

Posted by on November 7, 2017

When wondering what could have been had artists that died early lived on, you can put Metalllica’s Cliff Burton is in the same category as Randy Rhoads. And while we’ll never get Metallica’s original bassist back, the band will be giving fans a reason to pick up the deluxe version of his last album, 1986’s Master […]

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Hear Metallica crush “Damage Inc.” in 1987 in Germany

Posted by on November 3, 2017

First things first: Master of Puppets is probably Metallica’s finest moment.  It took them from a band well-known in metal circles to the biggest band in metal. Made without compromise, all four members fired on all cylinders, and although it turned out to be the last album Cliff Burton played on, it’s a fitting epitaph to […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/1: Robert Plant’s got the fire

Posted by on November 1, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Unfortunately, I didn’t receive the chart information necessary to complete MBN last week, so I’m a week behind over here. Hope you all had a happy and metal Halloween.   Notable Debuts:  Robert Plant, […]

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Here’s Dave Grohl doing a ‘Frozen’/Metallica mash-up on ‘Kimmel’

Posted by on November 1, 2017

If you’re of a certain age, you probably have a kid that loved the Disney movie Frozen. There’s many of you that probably liked and still like Metallica. Dave Grohl is one of those people, and guest-hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night, the Foo Fighters frontman, dressed as David Letterman, performed the film’s “Do You Want To […]

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Metallica teams up with Spencer’s to release limited edition merch collection

Posted by on October 31, 2017

Metallica will be releasing a remastered version of their 1986 classic, Master of Puppets on November 10th. To promote the release, the band has teamed up with retail outlet Spencer’s to offer limited edition t-shirt designs only available at Spencer’s 690 locations in the U.S. and Canada. They are also releasing a whole new merch collection on Spencer’s website. The […]

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Watch Metallica play “Spit Out The Bone” live for the first time

Posted by on October 25, 2017

When Metallica toured across North America this past Summer, there were countless of fans who waited and hoped to hear them perform “Spit Out the Bone” live. That track is taken from their latest effort 2016 Hardwired….To Self-Destruct, and it’s the craziest song from the album. Despite having a more-than-successful and memorable run, the group […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/8: Marilyn Manson has a heavenly debut

Posted by on October 18, 2017

Sometimes it’s awkward to write about album sales in 2017, specifically when it comes to bands and artists with longstanding careers. You have to put out qualifiers like “it’s a good debut but it’s nowhere near their best.” Take Marilyn Manson for example: he’s our to debut this week with 32,000 copies sold. Now, that’s […]

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