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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 […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 10 concerts of 2019

Posted by on December 26, 2019

Another year has flown by, and this one also marks the end of the decade. I just wrapped up my list for the best metal albums of 2019, and now, It’s time to list the performances or concerts that I’ve personally enjoyed the most this year. Let’s get to it.     10) Gojira – […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Welcome To Rockville celebrates 10 years with Metallica, Disturbed and many more

Posted by on December 10, 2019

After spending nine years in Jacksonville, it was announced earlier this year that Florida’s biggest Rock experience would move to a much larger home in Daytona Beach. The Daytona International Speedway will play host to the 10th anniversary of Welcome To Rockville this upcoming May 8th-10th. As previously announced, Metallica will once again play two […]

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Metallica and Slipknot headline 2nd annual Sonic Temple

Posted by on December 2, 2019

Announced today, the second annual Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival will return to Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio this upcoming May 15th-17th. As previously announced, Metallica will headline both Friday and Sunday nights, with two unique sets, and Slipknot will take the main stage to close out Saturday. With direct support from Bring Me […]

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Pollstar releases list of Top Touring Artists of the 2010s

Posted by on November 26, 2019

Music industry trade publication Pollstar has released their list of the top 20 touring artists of the 2010s. While the list includes newer pop artists like Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift, it also features established rock and metal bands who have proven to be huge draws over many decades. Topping off the list is U2, […]

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