Tag: Metallica

METALLICA and San Francisco Symphony: S&M² Released to cinemas worldwide on October 9

METALLICA and San Francisco Symphony: S&M² Released to cinemas worldwide on October 9

Trafalgar Releasing is excited to announce the forthcoming release of Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M² in cinemas worldwide this October 9. Metallica and San Francisco Symphony reunite to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their original S&M (Symphony & Metallica) show with S&M², filmed at San Francisco’s new Chase Centre. Tickets will be on sale on August 7 from metallica.film. The original S&M concerts were performed by Metallica and […]

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METALLICA – Worldwired Tour – Second Melbourne show added

METALLICA – Worldwired Tour – Second Melbourne show added

Cementing their reputation as the powerhouse of hard rock, all tickets for METALLICA‘s WorldWired Tour Melbourne show have now sold out. Due to continued overwhelming demand a 2nd & final Melbourne show has been added, to be played at Marvel Stadium on Thursday, October 24. Last here in 2013, Metallica’s long-awaited return Down Under will now extend to six Australian stadium shows on their WorldWired […]

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METALLICA – WORLDWIRED TOUR HEADS TO AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

METALLICA – WORLDWIRED TOUR HEADS TO AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

METALLICA has confirmed its long-awaited return to Australia and New Zealand. The band’s first dates in Australia since 2013, and first show in New Zealand since 2010, will be: October 17      Perth AUS                    Optus Stadium October 20      Adelaide AUS              Adelaide Oval October 22      Melbourne AUS           Marvel Stadium October 26      Sydney AUS                ANZ Stadium October 29      Brisbane AUS              QSAC October 31      Auckland NZ                Mt. Smart Stadium     The newly announced shows are Metallica’s […]

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Chris Kael of Five Finger Death Punch

Chris Kael of Five Finger Death Punch

“We are blessed and very fortunate to have the opportunity to do exactly what it is that we love, that’s writing music, playing live, meeting with the fans, doing the various charity works that we do, we’re very fortunate and we’ve done it for ten years now and I’m hoping for at least another ten.” From Release: Confidently leading heavy […]

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Steve ‘Lips’ Kudlow of Anvil

Steve ‘Lips’ Kudlow of Anvil

“I mean you always want more, you just don’t want it to end, I just want continuance, ultimately to me I’m happy with continuance as long as I can continue it’s all good, man. That’s all you can ask for is more of being able to.” With 16 albums under their belt and their 17th one on the way, ANVIL […]

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Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg

“I’d just say that the most important this is the songs really, I’m not trying to take it from anyone else that could be an influence but sometimes there can be a fine line between inspiration and imitation so I think that’s something to watch out for, so just the good songs I think.” From release: Jake Bugg is set […]

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METALLICA ‘Now That We’re Live’ rehearsal event streamed on Facebook live from 11:00am AEST today

METALLICA ‘Now That We’re Live’ rehearsal event streamed on Facebook live from 11:00am AEST today

METALLICA ‘NOW THAT WE’RE LIVE’ REHEARSAL SPECIAL EVENT STREAMED LIVE FROM BALTIMORE EXCLUSIVELY ON FACEBOOK LIVE FROM 11:00 AM AEST TODAY – MAY 10th ACCESS HERE Metallica’s “Now That We’re Live,” a live rehearsal special from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, will stream exclusively on Facebook Live TODAY FROM 11.00AM AEST, the eve of their inaugural show for the North […]

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Mike D of Killswitch Engage

Mike D of Killswitch Engage

“Australian audiences pay attention to bands that don’t necessarily make it over too much and I feel like they pour their heart and soul into that dancefloor when you do finally make it over. We’ve been fortunate enough to be over a few times and every time feels like the first time…” From Release: KILLSWITCH ENGAGE re-defined heavy metal with the […]

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Darebin Music Feast ‘Enter Sandman’ event & organizers top riffs!

Darebin Music Feast ‘Enter Sandman’ event & organizers top riffs!

Joseph O’Farrell (JOF)—the brains behind the upcoming Darebin Music Feast event, Enter Sandman—is a multi-art performer, producer, curator, musician and lecturer making work between Melbourne and London. JOF creates large-scale installation/theatre works with, and for, community that celebrates our diversity and brings people together in hilarious and unlikely situations. As he gears up for this epic world-first event, which will […]

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METALLICA To Release ‘Hardwired…To Self-Destruct’ November 18th On Their Own Blackened Recordings

Metallica will release their eleventh studio album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, on November 18th, via Blackened Recordings. The 2 CD / 2 Vinyl set is the Grammy® Award winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee’s first studio album since 2008’s multi-platinum Death Magnetic. Hardwired…To Self-Destruct is available for pre-order at www.Metallica.com starting today in various configurations including: CD, Vinyl, Digital, Deluxe, and Deluxe Deluxe […]

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Joey Belladonna of Anthrax

Joey Belladonna of Anthrax

”You know I just think we’re a much, much more focused in what we want to do and we’ve got a really great way of making things sound better now, I think we’ve advanced as players, singers and all that stuff, musicians in general and we’ve just gotten better , we’ve naturally picked up the pace and that’s a good […]

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METALLICA announce release of 10-year anniversary 2-disc Blu-Ray edition of ‘Metallica – Some Kind of Monster’ Documentary out November 28

METALLICA announce release of 10-year anniversary 2-disc Blu-Ray edition of ‘Metallica – Some Kind of Monster’ Documentary out November 28

AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME DIGITALLY AND ON VIDEO ON DEMAND. Metallica will be releasing a ten-year anniversary 2-disc Blu-Ray and DVD of their out of print, groundbreaking movie, METALLICA: Some Kind of Monster on November 28, 2014. Originally released on July 9, 2004, METALLICA: Some Kind of Monster follows the band through three of the […]

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Inside Metal: Pioneers of L.A. Hard Rock & Metal documentary film series

Inside Metal: Pioneers of L.A. Hard Rock & Metal documentary film series

THE CREATORS OF ‘INSIDE METAL: THE PIONEERS OF LA HARD ROCK AND METAL” DOCUMENTARY FILM SERIES, WHICH FEATURES THE BIGGEST NAMES OF ’80S METAL, OFFERS METAL FANS A CHANCE TO BE INCLUDED IN THESE HISTORICAL MOVIES THOUGH FANBACKED The early ’80s metal scene in Los Angeles has become legendary, as it spawned such worldwide headliners as Mötley Crüe, Ratt, Dokken, W.A.S.P., and originally, […]

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Sam Totman of Dragonforce

Sam Totman of Dragonforce

“…it’s kind of an overload of everything as we’ve always tried to make our music over the top and really fast and got all of this guitar stuff going on and these big layers in the chorus of choirs and all the crap like that.” From Bio: It’s astonishing to realise that DragonForce now have a history going back 15 […]

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Andy Williams of Every Time I Die

Andy Williams of Every Time I Die

“I think it’s honestly like in our head, that the minute that this becomes a compromise and doesn’t feel fresh, I don’t want to do it anymore, that’s the one thing with all of us, the minute it feels like work is when it’s time to just hang it up, like I don’t want to do that you know?” From […]

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METALLICA Announce new song ‘LORDS OF SUMMER – FIRST PASS VERSION’, Out Now

METALLICA Announce new song ‘LORDS OF SUMMER – FIRST PASS VERSION’, Out Now

Metallica have announced the release of a new song, titled ‘Lords Of Summer – First Pass Version’, out now via Blackened Recordings. The band first debuted the song in March this year at a concert in Bogotá, Colombia. The new recording dubbed the “the First Pass Version” clocks in at eight minutes and 20 seconds and recalls the group’s thrashier Eighties offerings, […]

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WIN a Blu-Ray copy of METALLICA’s ‘Through The Never’ (CLOSED)

WIN a Blu-Ray copy of METALLICA’s ‘Through The Never’ (CLOSED)

Thanks to our friends at Entertainment One Hopscotch, we have five Blu-ray copies of Metallica’s ‘Through The Never’ to give away to five of our lucky readers, For over three decades, Metallica has been a dominant force in rock ‘n’ roll, continually pushing the envelope to create mind-blowing musical experiences for their legions of loyal fans. Metallica Through the Never is […]

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Chris Jericho of Fozzy

Chris Jericho of Fozzy

“…it’s all about connecting with the crowd, if you’re going to do anything in front of an audience you need to connect with them, and if you can connect with them then people will enjoy what you’re doing, if you can’t then they don’t give a shit, doesn’t matter who you are or what you’re doing.” From Bio: “No matter […]

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Jason Newsted of Newsted

Jason Newsted of Newsted

“No matter what language or dialect or whatever that you speak, Heavy Metal Music means Heavy Metal Music and I want to make sure that everybody’s clear that if I’m going to do this again and go all the way in frickin neck deep, I want to make sure that there’s question as to what style I’m playing.” Jason Newsted, […]

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METALLICA Through The Never (Music From The Motion Picture) To Be Released On September 20th

METALLICA Through The Never (Music From The Motion Picture) To Be Released On September 20th

Metallica yesterday revealed the details of Metallica Through The Never (Music from the Motion Picture), the soundtrack companion to the forthcoming groundbreaking 3D feature film, Metallica Through The Never. The two disc CD set will be released on Blackened Recordings/Universal Music in Australia on September 20th and highlights last year’s career spanning sets at Rexall Place in Edmonton and Rogers […]

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Death Dealer

Death Dealer

“Well… it’s not exactly power metal, it’s not exactly thrash metal, I’ve been in the business too long and I hate putting a description on it, but I would say it’s Heavy Metal, it’s just Heavy Metal. It’s got bits of everything in it, brutal, thrash, power, it’s just the only thing I can say it’s just righteous Heavy Metal. […]

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Soundwave Festival – Olympic Park, Sydney – 24 February, 2013

Soundwave Festival – Olympic Park, Sydney – 24 February, 2013

Here we are again this time, this year Soundwave is bigger and better than ever before as headlining you have the one and only Metallica. In an amazing turn of events the day before it was torrential rain but today is absolutely marvelous! I know, right, so let’s keep our fingers crossed that the day remains perfect. In with absolutely […]

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Frank Bello of Anthrax

Frank Bello of Anthrax

“So this is an absolute beast that’s coming on the road and we couldn’t be more proud, we feel like we’re back with a vengeance and we’re really hungry, this is a hungry animal and I’m really proud of the band, I couldn’t be more excited, I’m so stoked to be coming over there.” From Press Release: If you have […]

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Re-Machined: A Tribute to Deep Purple’s Machine Head out now

Re-Machined: A Tribute to Deep Purple’s Machine Head out now

Re-Machined: A Tribute to Deep Purple’s Machine Head out now through Eagle Records Via Shock 2012 is the 40th anniversary of the release of Deep Purple’s landmark album “Machine Head”. In recognition of Deep Purple’s influence, and that of the “Machine Head” album in particular, some of rock music’s biggest names have each contributed a version of their favorite track […]

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Eicca Toppinen of Apocalyptica

Eicca Toppinen of Apocalyptica

“It’s a high energy intense kick ass heavy metal show with a lot of fun, with a lot of very entertaining stuff, we are not too serious you know, we are serious but there will be so many moments where we are not serious at all which is why it is so entertaining.” From Bio: Since they formed in 1993, […]

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Lou Reed & Metallica – Lulu

Lou Reed & Metallica – Lulu

In 25 words or less: “On paper this had every potential to be good, basically on every medium besides the recorded one this had potential to be good. Sadly…” Now, before I even start this album I have been warned. Basically the resounding reviews are saying it’s terrible, they don’t get it and my favourite which was something along the […]

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Lou Reed & Metallica ‘Lulu’ due 31 October

Lou Reed & Metallica ‘Lulu’ due 31 October

In what is sure to be one of the most talked-about alliances of the year, New York king of avant-rock Lou Reed has teamed up with best-selling hard rock band Metallica to record a brand-new album, entitled Lulu, which will be released by Vertigo Records on October 31st 2011. The album was co-produced by Reed, Metallica, Hal Willner (who has produced albums for Reed, Marianne Faithfull, […]

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