Tag Archives: Metallica

Metallica reschedule second installment ‘All Within My Hands Helping Hands Concert’

Posted by on February 14, 2020

Metallica have rescheduled their second annual All Within My Hands Helping Hands Concert. The group decided to push the date from March 28th to September 12th due to the group having enough time to give their fans the “experience that matches or surpasses the first event.” The event will take place on September 12th, 2020 […]

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The Wedding Band (Kirk Hammett, Doc Coyle, etc.) set to perform cover songs at March show

Posted by on February 12, 2020

  This past summer, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo formed a new side project, The Wedding Band. The supergroup held their first performance shortly after, and things have been relatively silent, until now. Today (12th), the group featuring Hammett, Trujillo, Ugly Kid Joe singer Whitfield Crane, and Bad Wolves guitarist Doc Coyle […]

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Yeah! James Hetfield makes first public appearance after rehab

Posted by on January 31, 2020

  Metallica frontman James Hetfield has officially made his first public appearance since entering rehab last night (30th). The special event featured 10 of his classic custom cars at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, CA, for the Reclaimed Rust: The James Hetfield Collection exhibit. During the event, Hetfield auctioned two of his ESP […]

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Metallica, Dave Mustaine, Faith No More, etc. pay tribute to Ray Burton

Posted by on January 20, 2020

Metallica have paid tribute to Ray Burton, the father of late bassist Cliff Burton, who passed away on Wednesday (15th).  The heartfelt message started out as a full statement from the band expressing how his “beaming face would regularly greet” them: “It is with incredible sorrow that we said farewell to Cliff’s dad Ray Burton […]

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Ray Burton, father of the late Metallica bassist, Cliff Burton, has died

Posted by on January 19, 2020

We are deeply saddened to report, Ray Burton, the father of the late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton, has passed away. Burton’s death was confirmed by his daughter/Cliff’s sister, Connie, who shared the news via social media, revealing he died on Wednesday. “To let you all know that my Dad died last Wednesday. Rest in peace, […]

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Featured on New Peter Green Project

Posted by on January 17, 2020

Fleetwood Mac co-founder and guitarist Peter Green is working on a new book and music project and Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is involved.  Hammett was in London, UK last week at the famed Abbey Road Studios recording “something very special” for the as-yet-untitled project. The studio tweeted out a couple of photos of his visit […]

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Metallica donates $750,000 to Australia’s wildfire relief

Posted by on January 8, 2020

In a great act of kindness, Metallica has donated $750,000 to the NSW Rural Fire Service and to the CFA (Country Fire Authority) to aid in the relief efforts of Australia’s wildfires. Metallica is known for their generosity as they gave $100,000 to California’s wildfires back in November and again back in 2017 for the North […]

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Metallica reach one billion streams on Spotify in 2019

Posted by on January 2, 2020

Based on Spotify’s 2019 Wrapped, Metallica reached the one billion mark on streams.

These legends commented:

“ONE. BILLION. STREAMS. 1,026 decades of Metallica music was streamed in 2019! Unreal! Thanks to the most dedicated fans in the world… you all are incredible!”



In other Metallica news, their song “Spit Out the Bone” taken from 2016’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct landed at number one on SiriusXM Liquid Metal‘s Top 12 Songs of 2010-2019.


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Metal Insider’s Top 10 Stories of 2019

Posted by on December 27, 2019

While it’s no surprise to see Tool, Metallica, and Slayer land on our top ten stories of the year, there were a few surprises, including a fast-food restaurant chain. Here are Metal Insider’s Top Ten Stories of 2019. In case you missed our previous year-end and decade-end lists, check out our Top Ten Shocking Moments […]

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Metal Insider’s Top Ten Shocking Moments of 2019

Posted by on December 27, 2019

Compared to previous years, 2019 has been relatively peaceful. Arch Enemy didn’t ban another photographer (that we know of). Despite his failed comeback attempt, there wasn’t another Threatin. However, Green Day donated $2000 to cover damages from a hardcore show at your favorite family restaurant, Denny’s, and David Lee Roth crashed a stranger’s bachelor party […]

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