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'Metallica' Almost Had a Different Frontman? James Hetfield Says It's THIS Singer

Buzz 21:38PM EDT

James Hetfield recently revealed that 'Metallica' almost had a different frontman and he revealed who it is.READ MORE

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Vinyl Collection: Metallica Albums To Keep Wherever You May Roam [Amazon]

Buzz 06:59AM EDT

To hear the best of these rock icons, here are four Metallica albums you must have, in vinyl record format, only from Amazon.READ MORE

James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica perform the national anthem prior to Game Four of the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on June 6, 2016

Metallica Releases Behind-the-Scenes Footage for ‘Hardwired’ Music Video

Buzz 09:58AM EDT

More than a week after Metallica debuted the music video for "Hardwired," which is the flagship single for their upcoming album Hardwired... to Self-Destruct, the band released a short film showing how the clip was made.READ MORE

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Metallica's James Hetfield Shares "Papa H's Top 10 Thingz 2015"

Buzz 16:48PM EDT

James Hetfield, the frontman of the American heavy metal band, Metallica, wrote down his "Papa H's Top 10 Thingz 2015" on Metallica's official website and shared them with his fans.READ MORE

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James Hetfield Responds to Justin Bieber's Metallica Shirt on 'Ellen'

Buzz 13:55PM EDT

Last month, Justin Bieber appeared as a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk about Selena Gomez, perform some songs and surprise some fans, aka Beliebers. He stirred up some controversy though by wearing a Metallica t-shirt, resulting in some angry reactions from fans of the metal band. So how do you think the band would react to the pop singer sporting their merchandise? Well, according to frontman James Hetfield, it was one of the highlights of his 2015!READ MORE


Metallica's Been Suffering From Financial Risks Since 2010, According to a New Book

Buzz 11:27AM EDT

The members of Metallica haven't exactly been cashing in on their status of heavy metal royalty. A new book titled Into the Black claims that since 2010, the "Enter Sandman" group has most likely lost more money then its made. The authors cited the band's two Orion festivals and the 2013 movie Through the Never as reasons for Metallica's poor financial state.READ MORE


Metallica Announces 'No Life 'Til Leather' Cassette Reissue for Record Store Day

Buzz 14:45PM EDT

Metallica is planning to rebel slightly on Record Store Day with the reissue of its 1982 demo cassette tape No Life 'Til Leather. Three of the thrash metal tracks - "Jump in the Fire," "Seek & Destroy" and "Metal Militia" - made it to the group's 1983 full-length release while "The Mechanix" did not. The original cassette featured the original lineup of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Ron McGovney and Dave Mustaine.READ MORE

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Metallica's James Hetfield Talks About His Drug Addiction and How Music Helped Save His Life

Buzz 13:05PM EDT

James Hetfield lived the rock 'n' roll lifestyle for much of his career as the frontman for Metallica. His drug and alcohol addiction reached a boiling point right around the time the band was documenting the recording process for their eighth studio album, St. Anger. Some Kind of Monster, which hit theaters in 2004, showed a band at a crossroads, and Hetfield, in order to save himself and his career, entered into rehab. In a new interview, Hetfield credited music as what helped save his life.READ MORE

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James Hetfield of Metallica Says He's Been 'Seeking Validation' His Whole Life

Buzz 15:54PM EDT

James Hetfield is a walking, breathing metal god, but even he has his flaws. Speaking in a new YouTube video entitled "Road to Recovery," the Metallica singer outlined his issues with self-esteem, saying he's been "seeking validation" his whole life.READ MORE


Metallica Asks Fans for Bootlegs, Memorabilia for Upcoming Reissues

Buzz 20:50PM EDT

Just as The Who have done for their upcoming 50th anniversary releases, Metallica is calling upon its diehard fans to help them out with some upcoming reissues. In a statement posted to their website, the thrash metal legends have asked fans to submit any videos, photos, bootleg recordings, or any sort of memorabilia that they may have from the band's early years to include in the upcoming reissues of their first two studio albums: "Kill 'Em All" and "Ride The Lightning."READ MORE

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James Hetfield Reflects On Metallica's 'Some Kind Of Monster' Doc

Buzz 17:08PM EDT

It's been 10 years since Metallica released the band-in-turmoil documentary 'Metallica: Some Kind of Monster', and frontman James Hetfield said it isn't any easier to watch today.READ MORE

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