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Nirvana, Metallica, Green Day Members Land on ’30 Richest Drummers in the World’ List

Unfortunately, if you’re looking to make fat stacks of cash, becoming a professional musician is far from your best bet. Most bands are lucky to break even when it comes to their sonic endeavors, but there are a few prominent rock and metal musicians out there that have been able to use $100 bills as wallpaper thanks to their illustrious careers.

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Not Interested in Being the Elder Statesman of Rock

While Metallica may be one of the most successful rock bands of the modern era, drummer Lars Ulrich would rather hang out and get to know the newer bands coming up around them rather than shower them with unsolicited advice.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield Gets Silly-Stringed and Pied for Birthday Celebration

Metallica had a great time recently in Mexico City, and nowhere is that more evident than in the latest video the band has posted online from their adventures south of the border.

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Friday Cage Match: Pantera vs. Metallica [POLL]

It is time again, my brothers and sisters to pit two great rock bands together to see which one prevails as the cage match winner.

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Metallica Take Fans Behind The Scenes in New Tour Video From Mexico City

As Metallica continue their series of eight concerts in Mexico City, each show seems to outdo the one before with rarely played songs introduced into the set list and flaming pranks being played on the crowd. For fans that couldn’t make it to Mexico though, Metallica recently posted a behind-the-scenes video that gives a small taste of the experience.

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Metallica Special Effects Video From Mexico City Show Posted

Metallica’s eight-concert run in Mexico City has begun at the Palacia de los Deportes. A video of the ‘best effects’ during the opening show on Saturday, July 28 is now available (watch below). The nine minute clip includes shots of various pyro and lighting effects, including what appeared to be stagehands catching on fire.

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Metallica to Focus on 10th Album Beginning in September

Four years since Metallica released ‘Death Magnetic,’ the band have announced that they will begin to ‘concentrate on new music’ for their next album beginning in September. Metallica will once again team with legendary producer Rick Rubin to craft the band’s 10th album.

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich: ‘There Was No Musician Like Jon Lord in the History of Hard Rock’

After the passing of legendary Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord yesterday (July 16), there has been an incredible outpouring from both fans and some of rock most iconic musicians. Most recently, Metallica‘s Lars Ulrich took some time to write an earnest, in-depth tribute about the influence he took from both Deep Purple and Jon Lord.

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Watch Metallica’s ‘Nothing Else Matters’ Lull an Infant Child to Sleep

They may be one of the hardest rocking bands going, but apparently some kids find metal soothing. And we’re not referring to the infant from the Clive Owen film ‘Shoot ‘Em Up.’

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Metallica Frontman James Hetfield Unveils Limited Edition Sunglasses

Rock ‘n’ roll and fashion are forever linked. Most self-respecting rockers sport t-shirts (or at least patches!) with their favorite band logos. Some even wear band tattoos, which are an accessory of the more permanent sort. Musicians often do the same. Now, Metallica frontman James Hetfield, who has always boasted an evolving yet infinitely cool look, which has settled into a rockabilly style at this point in his career, is taking it a step further, by partnering with Sutro Eyewear to craft a limited edition pair of shades.

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James Hetfield Films New PSA To Help Bring Justice for Murdered Metallica Fan

Many metal fans will remember the tragic story of 20-year-old Morgan Harrington. Back in 2009 the Virginia Tech student disappeared after hitchhiking home from a Metallica concert on the college campus. Three grueling months later, her remains were found in a field just 10 miles from the venue.

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5 Songs That Remind Me of High School [VIDEOS]

I was just thinking of this the other day while driving and hearing the song "A Girl Like You" from The Smithereens. It made me think of some of the top songs that remind me of ye ol' high school.

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