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Metal By Numbers 4/20: Sales in reverse

Posted by on April 20, 2017

    Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Blah blah happy 4/20 bro blah blah. We don’t have a whole bunch of doom/stoner bands on the debut list this week, though the two that are present are particularly good […]

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Kirk Hammett is waiting for Martin Scorsese or David Cronenberg to make film based off a Metallica album

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Metallica’s latest album Hardwired to Self-Destruct was recently certified platinum by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for selling at least 1,000,000 copies. When the album was first released, it sold  291,000 copies and after tickets went on sale for their North American tour, it jumped to #2 on Billboard charts and sold another […]

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Watch Robert Trujillo’s son play with Korn

Posted by on April 18, 2017

Bass skills – do they run in the family? South American fans have been given a chance to figure that out starting yesterday, as Tye Trujillo, the 12 year-old son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, got to show off his five-string skills with Korn. Judging from the fan-filmed footage, he handled things admirably. It’s hard to tell […]

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Update: Metallica announce ‘Hit The Stage’ finalists

Posted by on April 17, 2017

Early last week, Metallica announced their Hit the Stage contest, welcoming local acts to open for them on selected dates. The band revealed eight finalists for five selected show dates that kick off in Foxborough, MA at the Gillette Stadium on May 19th. The bands are as follows: Blood People – Chicago – punk rock […]

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Volbeat choose Baroness, Power Trip, Iron Reagan as openers

Posted by on April 13, 2017

Whether you like Volbeat’s major key, Misfits-meets-Social Distortion brand of rock or not, it can’t be said that they don’t have good taste in choosing openers. The band will be on the road with Metallica and Avenged Sevenfold this Summer, but will be playing some off dates, and they’ve lined up some pretty stellar opening […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/12: Mastodon are emperors of sales

Posted by on April 12, 2017

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Mastodon have been a cornerstone for modern metal for years now, so to see them take the top spot makes my day. In a time where many metal bands that reigned in […]

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Don’t expect to see Metallica and Lady Gaga collaborate again

Posted by on April 10, 2017

  The Grammy’s pairing of Metallica with Lady Gaga was one of the most talked about collaborations in years, and it turned out to be somewhat of a dud, through no fault of Gaga or Metallica after Hetfield’s mic went silent for about half the song. Regardless, it was seen by many, and got everyone […]

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Metallica announce ‘Hit The Stage’ contest for local bands

Posted by on April 10, 2017

  We are one month away until Metallica kicks off their summer North American WorldWired tour. The band allowed local acts to join them during their Central/South America, Copenhagen, and Mexico City stops, and now it’s the United States’ turn. The group announced a Hit the Stage contest for local bands to compete to open […]

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Update: Opprobium says Metallica didn’t steal from them

Posted by on April 10, 2017

On Friday (7) we found out Brutal Records owner Michael Howard and publishing company Risky Music sent a cease and desist letter to Metallica claiming the band stole riffs from Opprobium’s (formerly known as Incubus) song “Hunger For Power” to use in Hardwired…To Self-Destruct’s “Moth Into Flame” and “Spit Out the Bone.” Exclaim! Initially found […]

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Robert Trujillo’s 12-year-old son to fill in on bass for selected KoRn dates

Posted by on April 10, 2017

KoRn bassist Fieldy will be unable to make their South American tour this month due to “unforeseen circumstances.” However, they’ve got one hell of an interesting fill-in. Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s 12-year-old son and a member of the Northern California group The Helmets Tye Trujillo will be filling in for him. Fieldy is scheduled to […]

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