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42 min ago | Bass Player

Warwick Open Day Is September 6

Be there on September 6th, 2014 when superstars from all over the world gather at the Framus & Warwick Campus in Markneukirchen, Germany to celebrate an unforgettable day of concerts, meet and greets, factory tours and much, much more! a a You can register for Factory Tours by sending an email to openday@warwick.de .


Related Topix: Neil Murray, Country, Funk, Metal

4 hrs ago | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

Metallica Remember the Controversy That Once Surrounded 'Ride the Lightning'

A year and two days after releasing their landmark debut, 1983s 'Kill 'Em All,' Metallica returned on July 27, 1984 with their second album, ' Ride the Lightning ' - and promptly stomped all over the sophomore jinx with a set of songs that found the band broadening the scope of its thrash metal sound to incorporate sharper arrangements, more ... (more)


Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Metal

8 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Musicians donate time, talent for fire victims

You like listening to live music. You want to help the victims of the recent wildfires rebuild their lives.


Related Topix: Life, Charity , Metal

12 hrs ago | Ultimate-guitar.com

Cover Power: 12 Cover Songs More Famous Than Originals [Columns]

Music covers are definitely a massive trend in the rock world these days, as guitar-driven covers of today's popular songs tend to pop up in a matter of days after the original.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jimi Hendrix, J.J. Cale, Blues, Fleetwood Mac, The Byrds, Metal

13 hrs ago | Guitar World

Kirk Hammett, Exodus, Death Angel Members Perform Judas Priest's ...

Below, check out some fan-filmed footage of Metallica's Kirk Hammett performing Judas Priest's "Grinder" and Metallica's "Seek & Destroy" with Exodus and Mark Osegueda of Death Angel.


Related Topix: Metal

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WHTQ-FM Orlando

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Related Topix: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Metal


Remembering Ride The Lightning

In the spring of 1984, Metallica were at a recording at a studio in Denmark. It was the same studio that Rainbow had recorded 'Difficult to Cure' in.


Related Topix: Metal, Rainbow, Hard-Rock

Guitar World

Exodus Reveal Cover Art for New Album, 'Blood In, Blood Out'

Legendary thrash metal band Exodus have revealed the art for their upcoming album, Blood In, Blood Out , which will be released in the fall via Nuclear Blast.


Related Topix: Thrash-Metal, Exodus, Metal, South America, World News, Brazil, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Theater, Arts


Download Metallica's Sonisphere 2014 Knebworth festival set

The American thrash metal veterans brought this year's Sonisphere rock spectacular to a climax in Knebworth Park with their 'By Request' set chosen by ticket holders.


Related Topix: Metal

Black Country Bugle

How a Stourbridge lad inspired America's biggest band

WHEN his band Diamond Head folded in 1985, thwarted in their quest for rock stardom, guitarist Brian Tatler, still in his early twenties, must have presumed it was all over.


Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Diamond Head, Heavy-Metal, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Metal, California

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Starlight Relies on Meyer Sound LEO Systems for Heavy Metal Festivals

The Mix Regional section for Mix 's July 2014 issue focuses on Atlanta. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, club performances and installations.


Related Topix: Metal, Slayer


New Documentary Remembers Metallica's First Headlining Show [News]

A new documentary has been released that reveals the story of Metallica 's first ever headline show in Europe.


Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Metal

Guitar World

Metallica in Istanbul, Turkey: Rehearsal, '...And Justice for All' and 'Turn the Page' - Video

As you probably know by now, the staff over at MetallicaTV , like to stay busy. Late last week, they posted the latest behind-the-scenes video from Metallica's never-ending road show.


Related Topix: Turkey, Metal, World News


Metallica tribute band Q&A: ONE to play rock band's classics in Kalamazoo

The band -- drummer Shane Obershaw, guitarist/vocalist Chris Westfall, guitarist Jeff Winslow and bassist Mike Presley -- will play more than 60 songs from Metallica's early days through its more recent material starting at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31 at Shakepeare's Pub's Lower Level, 241 E. Kalamazoo Ave. One formed in 2008 and prides itself on ... (more)


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Metal, Kalamazoo, MI, Entertainment

Jerusalem Post

Proving its mettle

Dave Mustaine still doesn't mince his words. The founder of Megadeth one of the world's most enduring heavy metal bands has never shied away from public pronouncements on his past drug and alcohol abuse, altercations with band mates and his unceremonious ousting from his first band, Metallica.


Related Topix: Metal, Megadeth, Dave Mustaine, Israel, World News, Middle East

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Rob Zombie to Host 10th Annual Johnny Ramone Tribute

Taking place August 24 at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA, the 10th Annual Johnny Ramone Tribute will bring family, friends, and fans together to celebrate the late punk guitarist's legacy with a special outdoor screening of host Rob Zombie's The Devil's Rejects .


Related Topix: Steve Jones, The Sex Pistols, Punk, Metal


Tove Lo, Nico & Vinz and Other Scandinavian Artists You Oughta Know...

When it comes to Europe, Scandinavia is not typically the first region that comes to mind as a producer of chart-topping music acts.


Related Topix: Nico & Vinz, Pop/Rock, Tove Lo, The Cardigans, Lars Ulrich, Metal, Music, Entertainment

Guitar World

Harp Twins Cover Ozzy Osbourne's 'Crazy Train' - Video

A pair of twins named Camille and Kennerly have come up with a dual-harp cover of Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train."


Related Topix: Heavy-Metal, Iron Maiden, Metal


Lars Ulrich Fuels Ac/dc Glastonbury Rumour

Metallica star Lars Ulrich has fuelled rumours rock veterans Ac Dc will headline Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival next year .


Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, Metal

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Fighting Fire With Fire: Metallica Look Back on 'Ride the Lightning'

"We were really broke," drummer Lars Ulrich says, reflecting the state of Metallica as they were making their second album, Ride the Lightning .


Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Metal, World News, Denmark, Rainbow, Hard-Rock, Music, Entertainment