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Will Ferrell and Chad Smith Target Metallica's Lars Ulrich for Another Drum-Off

Will Ferrell and Chad Smith have chosen a target for their next drum-off: Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich.

7 Artists Whose Top Selling Album Isn't Their Best: Springsteen, Bowie, and more

With the news of Metallica's "Black Album" breaking the 16 million mark in sales, by far its most successful album, I began looking into the sales figures of other huge artists. What I found was that in many cases, an artist's top selling album isn't ...

Metallica's 'The Black Album' Becomes The Highest Selling Album Of The Past 25 Years

Curious what album has sold the most copies over the last quarter-century? According to Billboard, Metallica's 1991 effort, The Black Album, recently surpassed the 16-million copies sold mark, making them the first band to do so since Nielsen ...

5 Bands Whose Members Never Went Solo: Metallica, Beastie Boys, and more

In previous articles for Music Times, I've written about musicians who went solo pointlessly, as well as successful musicians who never went solo at all. Today, I'm looking into the very rare case of bands whose members have never released a single ...

7 Pairs Of Albums With The Same Title: Which Is Better?

A while back, I wrote an article comparing songs that happen to have the same title. Though two songs sharing the same title is fairly common (I could rewrite that list many times over with new songs), two albums sharing a title doesn't happen nearly ...

Nick Cave, Tyler The Creator and Katy Perry cover American classic 'Daisy Bell' for Mark Ryden's charity album

Painter Mark Ryden has commissioned various performers to record their own covers of American classic pop song "Daisy Bell (A Bicycle for Two)" for his art exhibit The Gay 90's: West.

7 Achingly Beautiful Songs By Metal Bands: Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, and more

Heavy metal is a lot of things to a lot of people: brutal, exhilarating, cathartic, but "beautiful" isn't really one of the first words to come to mind when describing a metal song. This doesn't mean that metal bands are incapable of writing ...

Metallica performs new song, 'The Lords of Summer,' in Colombia [WATCH]

Last night, Metallica unveiled their first new song in half a decade during their first show of 2014 in Bogota, Colombia. The new track titled "The Lords of Summer" is the first piece of new music since 2012's Beyond Magnetic EP (the outtakes from ...

Some Kind of Monster: Metallica and Lang Lang (Langtallica?) Rehearse "One" for the 2014 Grammys

Metallica is a band that likes the video camera. A lot. But for a band who clearly over-documents (and has a new studio album forthcoming), footage of their practice sessions has proved surprisingly scarce. Until now...

Metallica's James Hetfield confirms Orion Fest will not happen again

If you planned on heading out to Metallica's next incarnation of the Orion Fest, we've got some bad news: Although the band suggested that it would continue the festival during 2015 after taking 2014 off, vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield said in an ...

WATCH: Metallica and Lang Lang Dominate All Other Grammy Performers with "One"

A more touching spectacle took place during the in memoriam segment--initiated by the first few bars of Lang Lang's Tchaik--despite misspelling Corey Monteith's name and excluding other revered names.

Daft Punk, Paul McCartney and Kendrick Lamar see huge upticks in Spotify streams following Grammys

Album and download sales are down. Everyone knows this. The number of viewers taking on the Grammys even year continues to rise however, most likely because they're on television, and the populace just can't handle things they can't see. Either way, ...

GRAMMY: Lang Lang Mixes Prokofiev, Bartók with Rock 'n' Roll, Hip-Hop

The Chinese piano superstar has a very different take on the classical masters.

After Lang Lang Takes Grammys with Metallica, Sony Classical Releasing 'Happy Chinese New Years' EP

The Grammys will play host to a new invention of orchestral thrash this year, as the deft concert pianist Lang Lang will team up with metal pioneers Metallica. This wouldn't be the first time the heavy quartet paired up for an orchestral ...

Metallica working on new album soon, Kirk Hammett assures fans

Add Metallica to the list of big name metal groups that could potentially release new music during 2014. Lead guitarist Kirk Hammett told Billboard that the band had "run out of excuses" to not record a new album.

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