metallica

14th March 1982, Metallica made their live debut when they appeared at Radio City in Anaheim, California. Metallica formed in Los Angeles, in late 1981 when Danish-born drummer Lars Ulrich placed an advertisement in a Los Angeles newspaper, The Recycler, which read, “Drummer looking for other metal musicians to jam with Tygers of Pan Tang, […]

Metallica released their third LP “Master of Puppets” on March 3, 1986. It was the first Metallica album released on a major label. Master of Puppets is the band’s last album to feature bassist Cliff Burton, who died in a bus crash during the album’s promotional tour. The album peaked at number 29 on the […]

8th Dec 2013, Metallica played a gig inside a dome at the Argentine Antarctic Base Carlini, thus becoming the first band ever to play on all seven continents. During the concert audio was transmitted to an audience made up of competition winning fans from Latin America through headphones. Staged in conjunction with Coca Cola Zero, […]

In a brand new interview with Rolling Stone, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett looked back on the band’s final show with bassist Cliff Burton. The gig, which took place on September 26, 1986 in Stockholm, Sweden, is included on the upcoming super-deluxe, box-set reissue of METALLICA‘s touchstone 1986 LP “Master Of Puppets”, due out on Friday, November 10. Asked if it was […]

Professionally filmed video footage of METALLICA performing the song “The Shortest Straw” on October 30 at Genting Arena in Birmingham, England can be seen below. The European leg of METALLICA‘s “WorldWired” tour kicked off in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 2 and will run through November 3. After a break, the trek will pick up again on February 1, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, […]


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