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Category Archives: Metallica Insider

Metallica responds to St. Vincent comment on metal fashion

Posted by on April 5, 2018

There’s a lot of backlash behind metal fashion, where you don’t have to know who the artist is to rock out a Morbid Angel T-shirt. Items are easier and cheaper to find these days, for instance, you can get a pair of AC/DC sneakers at Walmart for under $20. While Kanye West was once spotted […]

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Metallica’s manager believes Metallica has 20 years to become the next Rolling Stones

Posted by on December 14, 2017

Metallica’s co-manager Peter Mensch recently spoke to Music Week to reflect on their incredible success they had this year. He discussed the group’s overall achievement they had from 2016’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, which placed them at  #1 on Billboard’s year-end Hard Rock Albums list. Mensch theorized it was their extended absence that helped their triumphant year. […]

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Metallica’s “Orion” was originally part of “Welcome Home (Sanitarium)”

Posted by on December 7, 2017

With the recent reissue of (re)Master of Puppets, Metallica has been sharing fun facts about the album. Drummer, Lars Ulrich was speaking to radio host Andy Hall and mentioned how the instrumental track “Orion” was originally at the end of “Welcome Home (Sanitarium)” and discussed why they separated the two. “For Metallica making records is […]

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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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Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich reveals his 15 favorite hard rock and metal albums

Posted by on June 22, 2017

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich’s next episode of his Apple Music Beats 1 radio show It’s Electric will be focused on fifteen of his favorite hard rock and metal albums of all time. Ulrich revealed his list to Rolling Stone and his choices will surprise you. It has a decent variety, ranging from Black Sabbath’s 1975 […]

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