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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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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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Dave Mustaine reflects on Grammy win, house band’s choice of Metallica

Posted by on February 19, 2017

History was made for Dave when Megadeth took home their first Grammy for Best Metal Performance last week (12). It only took them 34 years and 11 nominations to receive a Grammy Award, making the overall twelfth nomination a win. Their luck has always been rocky since losing their first nomination in 1991 for Rust […]

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Ranking Metallica: The album artwork

Posted by on November 18, 2016

When you are talking about iconic metal bands you don’t get very far through the conversation before Metallica’s name gets dropped. Love or hate their post-Justice/Black Album material, pretty much nothing can taint their most classic releases at this point. Those classic albums also have some of the most recognizable artwork in metal history, adorning […]

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Sock Puppet Parody is the puppet master with Master of Puppets parody

Posted by on February 5, 2015

“Puppets and metal, they can be a thing” says Sock Puppet Parody, a YouTube channel that specializes in sock puppet themed parodies of popular songs like “Killing in the Name” by Rage Against the (Washing) Machine, “Raining Blood” by Slayer, and “Smells like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana. Most recently they made a video for Metallica’s […]

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Grace Perry Of Landmine Marathon: “Metal Has Grown Up”

Posted by on July 18, 2012

Taking the grindcore world by storm is Phoenix’s female-fronted Landmine Marathon. Heavily influenced by genre pioneers Napalm Death, they’ve toured with the likes of Warbringer, Nasum, and Prothestic Record labelmates Skeletonwitch. Personally selected by James Hetfield to play the inaugural Orion Music + More, the band is certainly headed in the right direction. Frontwoman Grace […]

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Red Fang: “Hopefully Early Next Year We’ll Have Our New Record Finished”

Posted by on July 5, 2012

Since 2009, when their first album was released on Sargent House, Portland’s Red Fang has quickly gained popularity. Now signed to Relapse Records, the quartet released Murder the Mountains in 2011 to glorifying reviews and hit the road with Mastodon and The Dillinger Escape Plan. Metallica took notice and invited them to grace the Damage […]

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